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Hemp fibre vs Cotton fibre

Hemp fibre vs Cotton fibre Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia

AG (Ciba-Geigy)

AG (Ciba-Geigy). Swiss multinational holding company created in 1970 in the merger of two concerns headquartered in Basel-Ciba AG and J.R. Geigy SA.

Hemp fibre

Hemp fibre is a bast fibre probably used first in Asia. The cord is dark tan or brown and is difficult to bleach, but it can be dyed bright and dark colours. The hemp fibre varies widely in length, depending upon their ultimate use. Industrial threads may be several inches long, while fibre used for domestic textiles are about 1.9 to 2.5 cm.

Cellulose

The cellulose used Rayon, modal and lyocell produced from renewable cellulosic plants such as Bamboo, beech trees, and pine trees.

Water footprint

The water footprint is a term used to describe a total product use of water to produce and consume it.