Sustainability

Pakistani denim maker looks to Texas for cottonized fiber

Pakistani denim maker Artistic Garment Industries (AGI) said it has entered a one-year deal with Panda Biotech of Texas for…

April 23, 2021

Industrial hemp fiber is better than wood in every way

By Robert Ziner | CIHC, Canada Hemp has always been a better natural resource than trees. The truth is, because hemp…

April 12, 2021

Demand for sustainable textiles is big opportunity for hemp fiber

Susan Barnhardt is the founder of SHEMP Yarn Company (SYC), a Florida, U.S.-based producer of worsted textile yarn made from…

January 25, 2021

Hemp building materials have big role to play in environmental renewal

By Robert Ziner, CIHC, Canada According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the conventional building sector contributes up to 30%…

January 20, 2021

U.S. students can get hemp lesson

Students in Pennsylvania, USA public schools will have the chance to learn about hemp while making sustainable plastic using the…

December 30, 2020

Israeli student develops composite mix for everyday objects

An Israeli design student who has developed hemp-based composites for production of everyday objects says she sees the project turning…

September 14, 2020

View from Bogotá: ‘The hemp opportunity goes way beyond CBD’

INTERVIEW: Manuel Baselga is a public affairs executive and social entrepreneur with 15+ years’ operational experience in over 25 emerging…

May 27, 2020

Job No. 1: ‘Educate and promote green alternatives based on hemp’

Hana Gabrielova, founder and CEO at Czech-based Hempoint, is one of Europe’s pioneering and most innovative hemp entrepreneurs and a…

March 24, 2020