Retted hemp is one of the most environmentally friendly fibres currently available. It is a very high yield, fast-growing crop, that is naturally resistant to pests in addition to being one of the few plants which can produce a fully accessible harvest without fertilizers or pesticides making it possible to be 100% organic. It is also uptakes nitrates and puts down deep roots that loosens compacted soil. Industrial hemp has been scientifically proven to absorb more CO2 per hectare than any forest or commercial crop and is therefore the ideal carbon sink making allowing hemp to give back to the environment.
Hemp is one of the lightest fibres you can find, and this gives the shoes and apparel a very breathable and lightweight feel.
Hemp protects your skin by naturally filtering UV light, the fabric is extremely durable and resistant to degradation from mould, bacteria, salt water, abrasion and chemicals. It breathes excellently, preventing odour and is four times the strength of cotton; It won’t weaken when washed, Important factors in the durability of your footwear.