These sunglasses may make you look good, but they could make the planet look better, too—because rather than plastic, their frames are made from flax and hemp.
It's the US' first house to be made from hemp, the fiber that's harvested from cannabis plants. Funnily enough, it's located in Asheville, North Carolina—but don't drop by expecting to smoke it to get high, whatever you do.
Ask any unshowered person in a tie dye shirt and they'll go on for hours about the benefits of hemp, nature's wonder material that has nothing to do with weed. Now here's a hempmote.
How could we resist telling you a story that involves dope and babes all in the same breath? There is a legitimate use for the cannabis sativa plant, and that is to make hemp to be used for clothing. But the plant's
course coarse fibers have been sometimes associated with cloth that is anything but smooth and silky.