One of the many Uses of Hemp is for clothing, and it’s a much more sustainable crop than cotton. Although cotton harvests more profit than any other non-food crop in the world, it is not efficient when it comes to resource efficiency. Uses of Hemp - Hemp_leaves

Cotton plants needs approximately 50 percent more water to grow than hemp, more than four times as much water for processing. To make a cotton T-shirt or pair of jeans, it takes the same amount of water that an average person drinks if they live into their nineties. And then there’s the chemicals. Over a third of the world’s insecticides and pesticides are used to grow cotton.

An alternative to cotton is the hemp plant, which has a long list of redeeming benefits. Its natural fibres are easily made into textiles, it’s UV resistant, and it requires very little water to grow.

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