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Can Hemp Plastic Reduce Your Carbon Footprint?

We’ve all seen the big headline solutions to climate change: reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and switching to renewable energy, improving farming practices or reducing cars on the roads. These are monumental tasks that require big changes. But what if an effective solution came in a much smaller package: the humble hemp seed? Hemp …

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Listen Now: “Ashley On” Podcast with The Hemp Plastic Company’s Greg Dean

Hemp plastics hold amazing promise to both lower CO2 levels and to stop the flow of plastics into our oceans. We are leading the way and know that working our more sustainable hemp products into the existing plastics production flow is a quick way to make a sustainable impact now. Our very own Greg Dean, …

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Hemp Bioplastics for a More Sustainable Automotive Industry

According to a September 2020 report from the Economic & Statistics Department of the American Chemistry Council, there are about 391 pounds of plastic used in a light automotive vehicle today. About 36 pounds of that are thermoplastic polyolefins (TPO). Opportunities clearly exist in both current polymer and TPO materials for hemp-filled alternatives. Why choose …

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How Much Plastic is Too Much? And How Can We Make It Greener?

It’s impossible to overstate the influence plastic has had on the world since its invention in 1869. The cheaper, safer, lighter and stronger material sparked a revolution in manufacturing that raised our standard of living, advanced medicine, made computers possible and changed nearly every aspect of daily life. Human innovation was no longer limited to …

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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Reduce Your Business’s Carbon Footprint

The start of the new year is a prime opportunity for businesses to create positive change. We hope that 2022 will be the year of more sustainable manufacturing as organizations strive to reduce their plastic use and carbon footprint. These five resolutions can help your business create a greener future for our planet. 1. Reduce …

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The Hemp Plastic Company Named a Top Cleantech Innovator for 2022

The Hemp Plastic Company was recently named a top cleantech innovator for 2022 by StartUs Insights. The innovation intelligence agency analyzed 8,519 global startups and scaleups to deliver an overview of emerging technologies in the industry, highlighting the top 8 trends guiding cleantech into 2022: – Green Materials – Low-Carbon Construction – Alternative Mobility – …

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The Long, Fascinating History of Hemp in the United States

From the dawn of civilization to becoming the future of sustainable manufacturing, hemp has had a long, strange history. First cultivated as early as 2800 BCE in China, hemp has helped build a new country, sparked industries and birthed an agricultural and manufacturing revival. The Early Days of Hemp Native Americans cultivated hemp throughout North …

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Creating Value Through Sustainable Manufacturing

At the writing of this post, Climate Clock tells us that we have 7 years and 248 days to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions or face irreversible climate damage. That possibility took center stage at COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference recently held in Glasgow to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement …

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LATI Industria Termoplastici signs with The Hemp Plastic Company for the distribution of hemp plastics in Europe

LATI Industria Termoplastici of Vedano Olona, Italy (“LATI”), a leader in self-extinguishing and high performance thermoplastic compounds, and The Hemp Plastic Company, of Boulder, Colorado, USA (“THPC”) a leading provider of sustainable hemp plastics today announced that the parties have signed an agreement for the distribution of The Hemp Plastic Company’s line of ecological hemp …

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