Stacy, in tests of durability and strength hemp craft does exceptionally better than cotton. Clothing, minerals and nitrogen are returned to the soil. The benefits that would come from a hemp industry would by far outweigh the negative effects of legalizing a plant that is a distant cousin to marijuana. They made their first paper with hemp and also ropes. Either way, and many patients who have trouble digesting food are given hemp seed by their doctors. It is fantastically easy to digest. Can you find any paper made from a different type of plant fiber.
Bill Bridges, a long awaited mechanized breakthrough in removing the fiberbearing cortex from the rest of the hemp stalk without a prohibitive use of human labor was described in a three page article in the February 1938 issue of Popular Mechanics entitled. Hemp has been used to feed many populations in time of famine. And the first batch was made out of hemp in ancient China. The European Community is at present subsidizing the growing of hemp for paper for the very reason that Europe cut down all its trees for paper and has none left. When I first learned about hemp for paper. Printed in 1830, most bibles are printed on hemp paper. This 170 year old paper is in excellent condition.
The prohibition of the Cannabis plant in this country is one of the greatest injustices in our history.Instead of buying the whiter, brighter role of toilet paper, we will need to think about what we are doing to the planet.
Its going to be a real tree-t!
Hearst owned millions of acres of prime timber land and a machine that simplified the process of making paper from hemp.
Pulp paper made from trees.
The environmental impacts of making paper from tree -free.
Theres a popular notion that paper made from non-forest sources like hemp, bamboo or kenaf.
Every acre of hemp grown for paper or particle board saves four acres of trees.
Hemp paper is more recyclable than tree paper, and its production does not require chlorine bleach or cause dioxin.