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 Last 8X Longer than Lithium, Outperforming Graphene for 1000th of the Cost

January 5, 2022 at 6:46 pm




Replacing lithium batteries with hemp would make electric cars (and all our other gadgets) WAY more sustainable!

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