" the production of hemp fibre is a highly sustainable process. It is a carbon negative crop because it actually absorbs CO2 from the air. It can be produced with half the amount of water and land in comparison to cotton has thrice the tensile strength of cotton. It can also be easily blended with other fibres and doesn’t strip the soil of nutrients. On the contrary, hemp returns 60-70 per cent of all nutrients back into the soil."
“The best part about hemp fabric is that is has the look of linen but the hand feel of cotton, says co-founder Yash P Kotak. “It gets better with every wash and is the strongest natural fibre known to man."
“If you live on the Shore, and you walk on the beach, and you see plastic straws and Styrofoam containers, you know what the damage is,” said Monmouth Beach Mayor Sue Howard, who voted for the ban, which took effect on June 1, 2018"
As a textile, hemp is durable, comes in a variety of natural colors based on how it is processed from the plant, and has “a wonderful drape, comparable to linen,” according to Patagonia. Plus, it needs approximately half as much land and half as much water as cotton does to thrive