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4 reasons why hemp is the world's most sustainable fibre

4 reasons why hemp is the world's most sustainable fibre

Our new collection brings a new wave of sophistication to the ubiquitous ‘weed’ and sustainable fibre HEMP with the launch of our Summer Capsule Collection of relaxed but elegant silhouettes that can be worn from day to night. We have employed a zero exploitation business model built on delivering positive social outcomes and in the case of HEMP, a truly positive environmental impact. 

There are so many reasons to love hemp but here are 4 top-line reasons: 
  1. Hemp is a nutrient powerhouse, not only for us but also for the soil in which it grows. When growing hemp, it returns about 70% of its required nutrients into the soil.
  2. Hemp can also be used for bioremediation, a process to restore soil from toxic pollution. Essentially, as a phytoremediator, hemp pulls the toxins out of the soil like a sponge. Farmers are starting to use hemp to restore their fields.
  3. As well as being a biodegradable fibre, hemp’s production requires less than a third of the water needed for cotton and yields 220% more fibre. The plant is naturally organic as it is pest resistant and grows without the need for harmful herbicides and pesticides.
  4. Hemp is a carbon-negative crop. This plant breathes in four times more carbon dioxide than trees, it even absorbs CO2 while it grows! This incredible plant sequesters carbon dioxide through the soil and can remove 10 tonnes of carbon from the air. 
Where is Cloth & Co. Hemp Grown?

Our hemp is grown and spun into yarn in Heilongjiang Province in black soil with perfect conditions for growing hemp without any pesticides or herbicides. China is currently the world’s leading producer of both textile-grade hemp fibre and hemp yarn and textiles.

Our Hemp Collection includes eight pieces in colours, Iron, Walnut and White. We hope you love this collection as much as we do!