Rugs made from hemp are a favorite material for rugs because of its natural durability and sustainability.
How it’s Made:
Hemp rugs are woven from renewable and pesticide-free fiber hemp grass.(1)
Hemp rugs are highly hard wearing rugs that are naturally strong, sustainable and mildew-resistant.(2)
Hemp rugs are prone to shredding.(3)
During the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD, Buddhist texts are written on paper made from the mixture of hemp bark and old hemp rags.(4)
Looking to the Future:
Hemp market has the potential for significant growth since consumer demand for organic and natural sustainable products are increasing. It is said to double up in market being a diverse crop and its contribution. Further research is needed to improve harvest and to continue long term sustainable production and economic vitality.(5)