Hemp bioplastics has been around for nearly as long as plastic itself. Hemp is biodegradable, uses less resources to cultivate, and contains cellulose concentrations (65%-70%).
Henry Ford was so impressed with hemp bioplastics that he designed a hemp-based car in 1941 (though it never went into production).
Porsche has begun designing cars with bodies fashioned from hemp-composite materials. Sicilian Kanesis is producing a 3D-printer filament made entirely from hemp-based- plastics. Sana Packaging has started offering hemp packaging solutions.
By 2022, hemp bioplastics will generate $28 million in sales.
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