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Hemp Fabric: The Eco-Friendly Alternative to Traditional Textile

Updated: May 15

I have a blogpost about bamboo but today is all about hemp. We all know hemp as a plant and that is has several uses but hemp as fiber for clothing is less know. Which is rather remarkable as it was once considered to be one of the most versatile fibers known to men. It was used for making clothes as well as for making sails and ropes, the filling of a pillow, feeding livestock, etc.

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Its usefulness hasn’t changed: new applications have been discovered for hemp plants like for biodegradable composites, interior, and even cosmetics. Nowadays, hemp is generally seen as one of the most sustainable materials for fashion.