Month: January 2019

Nonwood Pulping

It’s no secret that the pulping industry has been dominated by wood over recent years. If you ask anyone what paper is made of…

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Growing Industrial Hemp

With the recent legalization of industrial hemp, there are suddenly thousands of opportunities and very little information to help us along the way. We have…

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Hemp: The Solution for Global Warming

“Reducing the carbon footprint…” You’ve heard people say this before, especially big corporations with marketing stake in the statement. But what does it mean…

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An introduction to Kenaf

An ancient plant with new applications
Originating in East Africa, kenaf is a member of the hibiscus family and is most closely related to okra…

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An introduction to Flax

There is a multitude of bast fiber plants but perhaps the longest used is flax. As early as ancient Egypt there is evidence of people…

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