hemp, definition of
The main uses of hemp fiber are rope, sacking, carpet, nets and webbing. Hemp is also being used in increasing quantities in paper manufacturing. The cellulose content is about 70%.
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- Levi's Wellthread collection showcases sustainable use of hemp
Levi’s is a recognizable name harking back to its beginnings in 1853. A company like that lasts through the ages by achieving success through innovation. In the current zeitgeist, Levi’s goals are to embrace sustainability and overcome the challenges...
- HempWood offers a sustainable wood alternative with endless applications
With an educational background in vinyl siding and wood flooring, Fibonacci owner Greg Wilson has developed HempWood, an American-produced wood material made from a fast-growing agricultural product...
- Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing
New fashion house Valani has launched its debut collection of biodegradable separates and dresses inspired by "light living." These sustainable clothes are made from materials like classic hemp fiber, antibacterial Tencel and banana silk for wardrobe...
- Tropicfeel launches hemp capsule clothing collection
In a move, or movement, away from fast fashion, the sustainability minded travel and lifestyle company Tropicfeel has created an all-natural clothing line that makes packing easy and is equally as easy on the environment.[...]
- These sustainable shoes by Rackle are made from hemp
What better way to put your best eco-friendly foot forward than with a stylish, comfortable pair of sustainable shoes? Rackle, a Boston-based footwear brand, is on a mission to create sustainable shoes, starting with the release of its hemp-based Alex...
- 6 eco-friendly ways to incorporate hemp into your daily routine
After decades of “reefer madness”, the misinformation about Cannabis is finally starting to disappear, and the truth is coming out about the many benefits of the magical plant...
- Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport incorporates natural fibers into body design
A race car made from flax and hemp? Count on Porsche to pull that off. The second generation Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport is built with the typical handling and speed capabilities you would expect, with one very different component—body parts derived...
- A family's unique tiny home uses wool and hemp for insulation
Tiny homes come in many shapes and sizes, but for a wandering family of three, the Valhalla tiny home is just the right fit. Built by French tiny home builder Baluchon, this wood-clad tiny home on wheels is a lightweight structure that measures just...
- Beautiful Japanese cat tree for design-conscious pet owners costs 1 million yen
Beautiful architecture isn’t limited to humans—architects and designers are creating stunning structures for animals too, including this sculptural piece for the design-conscious cat owner...
- Cannabis walls add warmth to this eco-friendly home in Israel
Cannabis is good for more than just medicine—industrial hemp has its uses in eco-friendly architecture too. Haifa-based studio Tav Group built Ein Hod, an eco-minded home for artists, using hempcrete, a bio-composite made from hemp hurds, hydrated lime,...
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