https://www.natural-environment.com/blog/2008/01/31/60-ways-to-use-your-hemp/

Hemp is an extremely versatile plant with enormous environmental benefits. It can be used in a wide variety of applications.

It’s no wonder that companies such as Ford, BMW, Mercedes, The Body Shop, Calvin Klein, and many more are turning to hemp so that they can create more eco-friendly products.

Here are 60 examples of how hemp is being used around the world:

Paper

  • Printing paper
  • Specialty paper
  • Cigarette filter paper
  • Coffee filter paper
  • Newsprint
  • Cardboard
  • Packaging

Foods

  • Cooking oils
  • Salad dressing/oils
  • BIO-EFA food oil
  • Margarine
  • Vitamins/Food supplements
  • Granola
  • Bird seed
  • Flour (protein enriched, gluten-free)

Body Care

  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Bath/shower gels
  • Hand cream
  • Cosmetics
  • Moisturizing lotions
  • Balms

Consumer Textiles

  • Apparel
  • Bags
  • Shoes
  • Socks
  • Denim
  • Diapers / Nappies
  • Fabrics

Industrial Textiles

  • Canvas
  • Rope
  • Twine
  • Nets
  • Tarpolans
  • Carpet
  • Geotextiles
  • Brake/clutch linings
  • Caulking (i.e. sealing the seams in boats or ships to make them watertight)
  • Agro-fiber composites

Industrial/Technical Products

  • Oil paints
  • Varnishes
  • Printing ink
  • Fuel
  • Solvents
  • Lubricants
  • Putty
  • Coatings
  • Molding
  • Chemical Absorbent
  • Mulch
  • Pultrusion
  • Biocomposite
  • Animal bedding
  • Ethanol/biofuel
  • Erosion control

Building Materials

  • Fiber board
  • Insulation
  • Fiberglass subsitute
  • Hempcrete
  • Stucco and mortar

This list is not exhaustive – I’ve heard that there are over 25,000 known uses for hemp. Feel free to name some more!

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