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Old September 15th, 2005, 03:12 PM  
kolte
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Default Hemp

Hemp is among one of the most productive and useful plants known; also very safe. The following materials can be made from hemp: paper, textiles, building materials, food, medicine, paint, detergent, varnish, oil, ink, and fuel. Unlike many crops, hemp can be grown in most locations and climates with only moderate water and fertilizer requirements. Where hemp is grown, it has become a valuable and environmentally friendly crop

Hemp is the world’s best paper making material from a quality, environmental and sustainability standpoint. One acre of hemp provides the same amount of pulping material grown in four acres of trees. Hemp paper resists decomposition and does not yellow like tree-derived paper. Hemp’s long outer fibers create superior quality paper for books and magazines. Hemp’s short core fibers make superior newspaper, tissue paper and packaging materials. Hemp paper processing mills do not require chlorine or other harsh chemicals that can end up in rivers, streams or the local water supply. Best of all, hemp fiber is the strongest natural fiber in the world, which means it can be recycled several times more than paper made from wood or other alternative fibers, and it takes only 4 months to harvest!

So why not use it? Why do we clear countless forest's to create minimal paper, when hemp is a more efficient alternative? What do you all think about using hemp instead of trees? I for one am for it, because there are few if any cons to the subject.
(the above was quoted from Hemp.co.uk and my own words)


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