How to Save Paper: Opt for Hemp
Tip #2: Choose Tree-Free Materials
It’s Hemp History Week, and while hemp has a controversial history in the U.S., buying paper made of hemp instead of trees isn’t illegal. And it’s certainly a lot more environmental, considering that as a crop, hemp needs no pesticides, grows back quickly, and preserves the soil it’s in better than most commercially grown plants do. Plus, no trees need to be killed for a hemp-paper product such as this one or this one.
Tell us: What do you use instead of paper made of trees?