Hemp fiber is longer, stronger, more absorbent and more insulative than cotton fiber. The hydrocarbons in hemp can be processed into a wide range of biomass energy sources, from fuel pellets to liquid fuels and gas, which could reduce consumption of fossil fuels and nuclear power. Hemp seed is more nutritious than soybean, contains more essential fatty acids than any other source, is second only to soybeans in complete protein — but is more digestible for humans — is high in B vitamins and is 35 percent dietary fiber. Hemp produces more pulp per acre than timber on a sustainable basis and can be used for every quality of paper. Hemp fiber paper resists decomposition. Hemp paper more than 1,500 years old has been discovered. Hemp fiberboard produced by Washington State University in Pullman was found to be twice as strong as wood-based fiberboard. Eco-friendly hemp can replace most toxic petrochemical products. For example, research is being conducted to use hemp in manufacturing biodegradable plastic products. Hemp is already used in foods, body-care products, textiles and even building materials.
You can evern wear hemp in the kitchen with hemp aprons http://apronstore.com/hempaprons.htm
Hemp is ideal in the application of an apron because:
– hemp is 4x stronger than cotton
– hemp possesses twice the resistance to abrasion as cotton
– hemp possesses both anti-microbial and anti-mildew properties.
By reducing the amount of cotton we use in our aprons by 55%, we calculate that each apron saves over 400 gallons of fresh water!! (a conservative estimate).
Hemp aprons are perfect for vegetarian restaurants or the cook looking for the most natural apron available. This apron would be wonderful for Health Food Store clerks etc.
In addition to being eco-friendly, hemp makes a ideal apron because hemp is 4x stronger than cotton and possesses twice the resistance to abrasion.
Natural, chemical-free hemp fabric is healthy for the skin – this is particularly important for people with allergies and chemical sensitivities. Our environmentally-sound processing preserves the innate integrity of hemp fiber with its long molecular structure and inherent strength and durability.
Show your concern for the environment with the World’s first Hemp Apron.