Material Snapshot: Hemp

Hemp is a strong and relatively coarse fibre that is used alone or in blends, mostly for woven textiles. It is used, to name a few, in jeans, shirts, uppers for shoes, hats, and accessories. It is made from the stems of Cannabis sativa, a variety of hemp that has extremely low amounts of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol).

Hemp has received attention in recent years, because it is a fibre that can be sourced locally in Europe and in areas where cotton cannot be cultivated. Hemp is also generally considered to be environmentally beneficial.

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