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What Can You Use Industrial Hemp For?
September 4, 2019 at 12:00 AM
by C-Trax

Industrial hemp is a thriving industry, especially with the introduction of quality dispensary software to streamline the buying process. There are several uses for quality industrial hemp, and it has a long history backing it. We're going to give you some of the most widespread uses of industrial hemp so that you can see how valuable it is.

1. Fibers

Industrial hemp is an eco-friendly alternative to cotton. Hemp fiber is softer and stronger than cotton, and it can last up to two times longer than traditional cotton fiber. Hemp is also easier to grow and more tolerant of drought and frost. It requires absolutely no herbicides and pesticides to grow, and you can grow it in all 50 states.

2. Paper

Did you know that you can use industrial hemp to make paper? When you consider it on a yearly basis, a single acre of hemp can and will give you as much paper as two to four acres of trees. You can then use this paper to create things like tissue paper, cardboard, and any other paper products. You get a higher quality with hemp paper than you do traditional tree-based paper, and hemp paper can last for hundreds of years. You can recycle it multiple times, and it doesn't use as many chemicals in the manufacturing process.

3. Fiberboard

Fiberboard is a popular building medium for both large and small construction projects because it's lightweight but durable. Fiberboard made out of industrial hemp instead of traditional wood is more lightweight. It's also significantly stronger than wood. If you substitute industrial hemp fiberboard for traditional wood fiberboard, you could save several trees in the process.

4. Plastic Substitutes

Traditional plastic is harmful to the environment. It doesn't break down, and it can leach chemicals into the surrounding environment. Plastic substitutes made from hemp are durable, strong, and environmentally-friendly. They'll break down if you throw them away, and they're not toxic to the environment. You could get rid of thousands of pounds of traditional plastic by switching to industrial hemp.

5. A Food Substitute

Industrial hemp seeds have a protein that is more economical and nutritious than soybeans. Hemp seeds don't have any intoxicating agents. You can use this protein from the hemp seeds to produce almost anything you can make from soybeans. These things include veggie burgers, tofu, cheese, butter, ice cream, salad oils, milk, and more. It's also possible to grind it down into a nutritious flour to create baked items like cookies, pasta, and bread.

Contact CannaTrax Today!

If you need dispensary software for your business, CannaTrax can help! We're experts when it comes to industrial hemp and the software you need to run your business. If you have questions about industrial hemp or what you can do with it, get in touch with our staff. We're happy to answer any questions you may have. All you need do is ask!