Cotton Might Not Be King for Long, Hemp is Making a Comeback in Levi’s Jeans

March 12, 2019 at 4:38 am

Hemp just became legal to grow in the United States for the first time in nearly a century. Levi’s is helping the superplant regain its reputation by blending it into its iconic denim.

Hemp Batteries are Eight Times More Powerful than Lithium, Scientists Discover

January 5, 2021 at 6:46 pm

Waste fibers from hemp crops out-perform graphene for a thousandth of the cost, according to new research

Woman Composts Jeans to See How Much Plastic Is In Them – A Lot!

October 21, 2020 at 1:50 pm

How much plastic is in your strechy jeans? This much!

Nike Becomes First Major Brand to Make Hemp Shoes

August 31, 2020 at 2:57 pm

Hemp could replace factory-farmed leather as a sustainable shoe material

Hemp is the New Oak: America’s First Hemp “Wood” Factory is Being Built

April 14, 2019 at 3:27 am

“HempWood” is 20 percent harder than oak, and grows 100 times as fast. It’s a sustainable alternative for hardwood furniture, flooring and more.

Study: We Ingest More Plastic From Our Clothing Than Seafood, Salt or Bottled Water

November 2, 2018 at 4:32 am

Study finds we ingest more than 100 plastic microfibers from our polyester clothing per meal