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Hemp!. By: btrafton. Facts about Hemp!. Hemp is the most durable of natural fibers. It is strong, weather resistant, versatile, cost-effective, and easy on the environment. It can be recycled 8 times!

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Hemp!

By: btrafton

facts about hemp
Facts about Hemp!

Hemp is the most durable of natural fibers.

It is strong, weather resistant, versatile, cost-effective, and easy on the environment.

It can be recycled 8 times!

  • The heating and compressing of hemp fibers can create building materials superior to wood in strength, quality and cost.
  • Hemp is heat, mildew, pest, light, and rot resistant.
from where does this material or object originate
From where does this material or object originate?

Hemp is one of the earliest domesticated plants known. It has been cultivated by many civilizations for over 12,000 years. Hemp use archaeologically dates back to the Neolithic Age in China, with hemp fiber imprints found on Yangshao culture pottery dating from the 5th century BC

how is hemp used today
How is Hemp used today?
  • Manufacture of cordage of varying tensile strength, durable clothing and nutritional products. Mulch, animal bedding and litter. There are over 25,000 known uses for hemp! In 1935 116 million pounds (58,000 tons) of hemp seed was used to make paints and varnishes. Hemp can also be used for medicine, a profitable crop, and construction.
how much of this item is used
How much of this item is used?

Country Tons in 2003 Percent 2003 Tons in 2004 Percent 2004

how is hemp typically disposed
How is Hemp typically disposed?

After the 3 recycles of paper, it is then generally disposed of, and the chemicals, though the amounts may be small, are still put into the earth. Hemp paper, however, is clean, only needs hydrogen peroxide to bleach it if necessary, and is recyclable up to 8 times. After the recycling processes it can safely be disposed of because 1. there are not large amounts of chemicals in it and 2. it is so clean and would be considered a fertilizer.

where does hemp go to be recycled
Where does Hemp go to be recycled?

After the recycling processes it can safely be disposed of anywhere because it can be fertilizer also after it has been recycled 8-10 times. It can also be used for construction, food, nutrition, fiber, and fuel.

what are the steps in recycling this material
What are the steps in recycling this material?

No steps are needed because it can be used as fertilizer after it is recycled 8 times. So the one and only step is to recycle it into fertilizer, crop, clothing, construction,food or medicine.

how does recycling this material benefit the environment
How does recycling this material benefit the environment?

It can be used 7 more times after you recycle the fabric as many things like a good substitution for wood or medicine! You can also use it for fertilizer after those 8-10 recycles, making hemp the most recyclable, eco-friendly product around.

describe how the fibers can be used
Describe how the fibers can be used?

Around 50,000 products can me made from hemp. Like fuel, fabric, food, chemicals, textile, paper, plastic, oil for lights, animal food, furniture, mats, varnish, lotions, ointments, lacquer, the world's bibles, maps, sails, clothes, books, fertilizer, medicine, and more!

what type of clothing furniture can be used with your fiber
What type of clothing/furniture can be used with your fiber?
  • Hemp can be turned into clothing like accessories and apparel, diapers, shoes, furniture, home furnishings, cordage, furniture, mats, varnish, and more!
bibliography
Bibliography

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http://eartheasy.com/wear_hemp_clothing.htm

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemp

Slide 6, Slide 7, Slide 8, Slide 9, Part of Slide 10

http://hemphealer.wordpress.com/tag/hemp-plastic/

Part of Slide 10

http://www.azhemp.org/Archive/Package/Uses/uses.html

Part of slide 10, Slide 11

ccguide.org/uses.php

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http://www.earthfriendlygoods.com/index.php?dispatch=pages.view&page_id=13

Slide 2 and 4

  • http://www.jesus-is-savior.com/Evils%20in%20Government/amazing_facts_about_hemp.htm
  • Slide 7 and 8
  • http://hempbasics.com/shop/hemp-information