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Opting for sustainable packaging

Patrick Cullen

Opting for sustainable packaging

Packaging is currently a crucial battlefield for business to overcome in terms of the environmental impacts on the world. Tons of plastics have been produced over the past few decades and according a study published in Science Advances, highlighting that of 8.3 billion metric tons of produced plastic, 6.3 billion metric tons has ended up in landfills or in the environment, seeping into the oceans. The study indicated that if present trends continue, there will be 12 billion metric tons of plastic in landfills by 2050. Tackling the problem of waste calls for a widespread global approach ranging from consumer...


Amazing benefits and uses of hemp

Patrick Cullen

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Amazing benefits and uses of hemp

Hemp, typically found in the northern hemisphere is one of the fastest growing plants and one of the first to be spun into usable fiber. It is can be refined into a large variety of items including but not limited to food, clothing, paper, textiles, biofuel, biodegradable plastics and paints. Cannabis as a drug and hemp derive from the species Cannabis sativa, and therefore contain the psychoactive component tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC. Hemp has low concentrations of THC and high concentrations of cannabidiol (CBD), which decreases or eradicates its psychoactive effects. CBD has been used medicinally for epilepsy treatment...