Digging Deeper: Hemp Fiber, Sustainability, and Textiles

Consumers and brands are actively seeking environmentally-friendly and high-performing fiber solutions as they become increasingly aware of and accountable to the textile industry's role in pollution, fossil fuel use, labor practices, and landfill waste. While hemp fiber has been around for thousands of years, recent technological advances, a new demand for sustainability, and recent updates to US law have opened the gates for hemp fiber integration into the US textile value chain. Learn how hemp fiber can meet sustainability goals while retaining high-value, differentiating performance properties.

Presentor

Claire Crunk

Friday • July 19 • Seminar

Chattanooga Room
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.