Accelerating the Future...
- FINALIST : Materials, Resources & Water
- Award Year: 2019
- Nominee URL: https://hempplastic.com/
In 2017, 300 million tons of plastic was commissioned by manufacturers worldwide.
Hemp plastic - renewable, sustainable bioplastic, often made using agricultural waste.
Not only bio but turn waste in hemp processing into new products, hempcrete (building material) or hemp plastic
legal, regulation (hemp is the fiber of the cannabis plant that also produces Marijuana)?
Hemp Plastic Company specializes in flexible bioplastic packaging containers made from byproducts of hemp processing, turning waste into hempcrete (building material) or hemp plastic. By 2020, bioplastics are predicted to control 5% of the plastics market, rising to 40% by 2030, according to Grand View Research. Hemp grows well in most soils with few chemical fertilizers or pesticides. It grows fast, furiously absorbing carbon from the atmosphere from germination to harvest. Cotton requires 50 percent more water to grow than hemp, and four times more water to process. Company based in US.