Yet the most important reason of all is that hemp, unlike all these other traditional materials, is carbon negative.   


Hemp, like all plants, removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....only faster. Trees for instance, take 20 years to grow, while hemp by contrast, matures in 3 to 4 months, and depending upon climate, can be replanted several times a year.

‚ÄčIf you've ever wondered why hemp was used for rope, sails, clothing and paper for thousands of years, it's because hemp's fibers are incredibly strong... dense with the carbon that hemp sucks out of the air. So when hemp is used to manufacture any type of durable good, all that CO2 that hemp removes from the atmosphere, is locked away. This process is called carbon sequestering. And making everything we can from hemp is an effective means of reversing climate change. 

Why is hemp so important?


Is it because hemp is lighter than steel or fiberglass, making a car more efficient? Is it because hemp resists dents and isn't brittle like carbon fiber? Yes, yes, and yes again. These are all great reasons for using hemp when manufacturing anything.




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