What is it and is it Sustainable?

Hemp Fabric

Hemp is a natural plant fiber from the stems of the Cannabis plant and is the least harmful to the environment. It is also biodegradable and offers insulating, anti-radiation, and anti-bacterial properties.

what is hemp fabric?

Hemp is a bast fiber, meaning it comes from the stem of a plant. It’s harvested from the Cannabis Sativa plant.  Industrial hemp has been cultivated for thousands of years, especially during the 16th to 18th centuries.

This sustainable fiber goes through the following processes to become the fabric you see in clothes: - planting - retting - decortication - lignin removal - spinning

how is it produced? 

When processed it feels similar to cotton. It is also lighter and dries more quickly. This sustainable fabric is highly resistant to pilling.  It is also highly durable, with studies suggesting that hemp fabric is three times stronger than cotton fabric!

what does hemp fabric feel like?

Durable Biodegradable Blocks UV Rays Hypoallergenic Bleach Requirement Constrained Supply Often Combined with Synthetic Fabrics

pros and cons of the fabric?



Less Water: Hemp requires little water Zero Chemicals: Naturally disease resistant and can be grown without pesticides Zero Waste: Every single part of the plant can be used by humans Carbon Positive: Can trap significantly more carbon and convert it to usable biomass Soil Health: Root system reduces erosion and replenishes essential nutrients.