Reading Google News, I stumbled across an article on how eco-concerns are forcing the textile industry to go green. Slowly the textile giants in Asia are turning towards eco-friendly production methods, urged by the consumer demand for organic clothing.
By buying organic clothing, food and furniture, we are indirectly pressuring the industries to change their production methods. The producers of our foods & clothes need to change their polluting ways into eco-friendly production methods in order to fulfill market demands. And looking for solutions for this positive change, they are moving towards hemp!
"15 years ago, Chinese entrepreneur H.L. Ding already had his sights set on homegrown hemp, a 4,000-year-old fibre used in sails for old ships that he describes as the "fabric of the future."
resistant, in need of little water or care, and no fertilisers, "it is
a very special plant, the strongest of the natural fibres, even better
"We believe organic cotton and hemp will be the main direction in the future."
It's a fact: our industries are driven by consumer demand. It's great to read that by choosing hemp and organic cotton, we really have an influence on the textile industry and are forcing them to produce in an earth-friendly way. Power to the Hemp!
read the full article here