Hemp: 12,000 Years without Plastic


For nearly twelve thousand years people all around the world have grown and cultivated one remarkably versatile plant. It’s been used to make paper, wax, rope and oil. For centuries it was one of the most widely cultivated textile crops, used in clothing, sails and for canvases. And yet, since 1937, when the US banned it, hemp has been demonised. So maybe it’s time for a new alternative to plastic. An alternative we’ve known about for twelve thousand years. It’s time to make an impact – add your little drop to the ocean – speak out, write to your local representative – share this video. Because the future is in good hands – ours.