Our planet has more issues than just landfills and plastic pollutions, many are in poverty with a lack of food, water, and other natural resources. Playing to the understanding of a circular economy it was vital to find a new material solution that could offer other unique benefits throughout the supply chain. Hemp can be converted into a material known as Hemplyne.
How it Works:
Hemplyne is made when from hemp fibers. In order to make hemplyne, you must first produce hemp. From the Hemp, the fiver is used and mixed with corn-based polyacids and lignin. There are currently other organic materials being tested to mix with hemp to produce a biodegradable and compostable plastic. Hemplyne can be injection molded and or 3d printed.