2022.08.23 - Hemp - a sustainable resource for the textile industry

  Team for sustainable textile production in the region of Aachen Copyright: © Andreas Herrmann, Aachener Zeitung

On the 02nd of August 2022, the "Aachener Zeitung" published an article about the use of hemp in the textile industry.

The advantages of the plant are highlighted here: Hemp has a low water consumption in contrast to cotton, in addition the cultivation of the plant strengthens the regional economy. Hemp can be grown in the Eifel region and takes up the tradition of the region's cloth industry.

Regionale Resilient Aachen is working together with the CCE on a sustainable concept in the textile industry. The aim is to combine entrepreneurship and the circular economy.

See the full article here (Text in German)