Hemp is due a hayday as farm-grown revival begins across UK
The British Hemp Company has launched a mill in Warminster and has boosted its plans for 12 farms across the UK, with its founder Stephen Glover pointing out that being locally grown it avoids the carbon footprint of imports. In the 1930s hemp fell out of favour in Britain after the price fell and a government disinformation campaign wrongly linked hemp with Cannabis.
- Darker skies and less carbon from Cumbria County Council's lighting replacements Energy
- "Offsetting a cop-out" Polestar boss says as aims for climate neutral car Transport
- Fashion made from seaweed fibre hopes for green takeoff Business
Trade Shows & Conferences
The Rushlight Show is a marketplace that brings together cleantech developers and sustainable solution providers, with investors & financiers and businesses looking to source suppliers and partners for an improved level of sustainability in their supply chain and operations.
Ecobuild 2018 will be designed around its visitors and will bring to life the things they have said are most important to the future of the industry: the latest technology; the freshest thinking; and the most innovative materials to keep them at the forefront of the built environment.
MORE THAN 100 EXPERT SPEAKERS CONFIRMED FOR EDIE LIVE 2017
The annual flagship two-day exhibition and conference attracts thousands of energy, sustainability and resource efficiency professionals.