Posts Tagged ‘fighting global warming’
We have recently come across this very interesting press release from Professor Peter Walker at the University of Bath (U.K) who is leading the research into the use of hemp-lime in construction. Buildings and other infrastructure currently accounts for almost 20% of the UK’s eco-footprint. This is another example of how this wonderful plant can help save reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Recently we brought you the news that Hanes – one of the worlds biggest consumer brands – has been investing in a new hemp technology called Crailar which requires only a fraction of the water needed to make cotton; and we are very happy to announce that it is the subject of another of our articles, a Dutch company called Hempflax who has won the contract to supply the raw materials to Hanes – i.e. the HEMP!