Plastic is a significant source of pollution. It's with harmful additives, made from oil and takes hundreds of years (or longer) to degrade. A patch of plastic and sludge the size of Texas is floating in the Pacific Ocean right now, killing ocean life in untold numbers. By 2050, the United Nations estimates there will be more plastic, by weight, than fish in the ocean.

Our planet is choking on plastic and people are desperately looking for an alternative that won’t pollute the Earth. Hemp just might be the solution to our plastic problem.

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