What is Hemp? The cannabis plant.
Let’s find out few of the uses of hemp in the past.
In 1941 Henry Ford was the first one to make a hemp car. It was 10 times stronger than steel and dent–resistant. Hemp was outlawed in America not because it is part of a cannabis or marijuana plant but because it would compete with powerful industries such as oil, plastics & paper giant companies.
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Its production is more efficient & eco-friendly than cotton production!
It takes 10,000 liters of water to produce 1kg of cotton, the equivalent of a single T-shirt and pair of jeans. As one of the thirstiest crops, cotton is heavily irrigated and is depleting our limited freshwater sources. Whereas it takes 80% less water and doesn’t wear out as quickly as cotton. It actually gets softer over time. Cotton also uses 16% of the world’s pesticides. Unsafe use of chemicals severely impacts ecosystems that receive run-off from farms, decreasing animal fertility and freshwater biodiversity.
How to use this for fuel?
It’s seed oil has been used throughout the centuries for luminous and the seeds produce more oil than any other seeds on the planet.