Hemp as a wood substitute

Hemp (not the drug version) can be used for various products for which we need to cut down our life essential trees for.The technology has been there for a very long time but to make the same products out  of hemp that we make out of wood is a bit more expensive so we must be prepared to pay more at the beginning until the demand is high enough to reduce the costs. …Which will inevitable happen when enough people have realised that we can’t continue to use wood and deforest….

 

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Trees for the Future

Three generations of the Ramos family stand next to part of their tree nursery in their community in the Philippines. Deforestation and rural poverty are huge problems throughout the developing world, and our forest-garden approach helps solve both of them in the areas where it’s implemented, since integrating trees into farms helps take pressure off of native forests while also providing food and income to farmers. Planting trees, changing the planet: 

http://www.treesforthefuture.org/

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