Industrial hemp is a natural fiber that feels similar to organic cotton and can potentially lower the environmental impact of the textile industry. Hemp requires less water, no pesticides, synthetic fertilizers or GMO seeds.  Cultivation of hemp improves soil, prevents erosion and can help mitigate climate change.  It's one of the most durable natural fibers and could replace virtually anything made from petroleum-based plastics. Learn more here:

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