Producing cotton requires vast quantities of water: 2700 liters to make 1 cotton t-shirt . This causes water shortages for local people . However, to grow a ton of hemp requires a lot less water than a ton of cotton . Hemp can be used for a lot of the same purposes as cotton, including bags and clothing [3,4], and is now even being used for packaging ! Is hemp a wonderous material that will reduce harm to the environment? We’ll discuss this in our next post!
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