Hemp is one of the most environmentally friendly and sustainable plants on the planet.
It’s a natural, highly renewable and regenerative crop that repairs the environment throughout its growth cycle.
It doesn’t require pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to grow and uses much less water and land than other natural fiber plants. In just 100 days, the hemp grows and matures, making it possible to have up to three crop rotations per year on the same land.
Breathable and insulating
Hemp has a natural thermoregulatory properties due to the fiber’s hollow structure. This allows for an optimal amount of airflow, keeping you cool in the summer and allowing you to stay warm in the winter. The body’s core temperature works with tissue, not against it.
Hemp doesn’t wear out. The tensile strength of hemp is up to eight times more than cotton.
Soft on the skin
Contrary to stereotypes, hemp is luxuriously soft, becoming softer and more comfortable over time.
Naturally humidity-absorbent and odor-resistant
Hemp can absorb up to 20% of its own weight while still feeling dry to the touch. This is important for fabrics that have contact with our skin, as the sweat is quickly absorbed and released. This also means that it retains less humidity and odor-causing bacteria. Hemp allows for more uses between washes.
Non-synthetic = no microplastics
Hemp is a natural plant-based fiber, which (unlike synthetic textiles) means the fabric doesn’t contain or shed microplastics.
Naturally antibacterial and antifungal
Researchers have identified hemp’s potent activity against specific bacteria (including MRSA and E. coli) and fungal strains, as well as having a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity. Hemp contributes to healthier clothing. These hypoallergenic qualities make hemp particularly suitable for sensitive and allergic skin.
Hemp is highly resistant to mold, mildew, salt water and rot, making it ideal for wet climates or traveling.
UV light resistant
Hemp is the most UV-resistant natural fiber, offering protection from the sun’s most harmful rays.
Surface release properties
Hemp loses a natural microscopic layer every time it’s washed. This exposes a fresh surface, allowing it to retain its elegant shine and release stains more easily than other fabrics.
Easy wash and care
Hemp is machine washable. Hemp doesn’t require any special attention, in fact it thrives with regular use and washing, which improves its natural shine and feel. Hemp is also dries very quickly which is great for people on the go; wash and dry clothes overnight.
Hemp is 100% biodegradable and compostable.
Keeps its shape and doesn't shrink
Hemp has the added benefit of holding its shape much better than other fabrics. We also pre-shrink all of our clothing so there is no risk of it shrinking or stretching after washing or drying.
REGENERATES THE PLANET
No pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers
Hemp doesn’t require pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers to grow. Hemp plants are natural pest repellants that deter insects and repel dust mites, fungus and bacteria. Hemp is also a natural weed suppressant, naturally overcoming and shading the weeds in its environment.
Hemp is highly renewable and grows fast. Hemp matures in just 100 days and can be harvested up to three times a year. Hemp can render 200-250% more fiber on the same amount of land compared to cotton.
Revitalizes the soil
Hemp rehabilitates and enriches the soil with nitrogen and oxygen, it restores pH levels and fights erosion. Hemp’s deep root network detoxifies the soil by drawing out harmful chemicals and pollutants in a natural process called phytoremediation.
Low water consumption
Hemp requires about half the water compared to growing cotton.
Absorbs carbon dioxide (CO2 negative)
Hemp is incomparable in its ability to sequester (absorb and retain) carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. Industrial hemp has been shown to absorb more CO2 per hectare than any forest or commercial crop (1 ton of hemp rescues 1.6 tons of CO2).
Hemp is a natural plant fiber. Hemp thread is made from bast fiber from the stem of the Cannabis Sativa plant. Unlike synthetic fibers (i.e. polyester, acrylic or nylon), which are made from synthesized chemicals derived from petrochemicals (i.e. crude oil).