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originally posted by: CovertAgenda
a reply to: Kester
Those naughty 'hippies'... or is that your blanket term for cannabis users?
I would imagine that the UK's climate is not really conducive to good outdoor cannabis growing.....
A cannabis “forest” has been discovered by police
officers in a leafy borough of south-west London.
About 150 marijuana plants surrounded by native plant
life were found by police officers from Kingston upon Thames
Here's part of an outdoor crop found near London recently ...
He obviously enjoyed telling the story. The twinkle in his eye may have suggested possible indulgence at some time.
they would feed on the fodder crops grown for them
zero dependence on fossil fuels
Don't confuse the idiocy of some modern farming methods with the highly tuned, eco-friendly methods of the past and the present fringe.
The problem with Australian wool production is the unsuitable climate and related issues.
fake-eco obsessive-traveller dreadlocked types
the well-off slightly troubled looking types who see nothing wrong with frequent flying while claiming eco-awareness
originally posted by: Kester
a reply to: FyreByrd
"The fiber is produced via an advanced 'closed loop' solvent spinning process, with minimal impact on the environment and economical use of energy and water. Lyocell uses an amine oxide as a non-toxic solvent which is continually recycled during the production process. Production plant emissions into the air from smokestacks and from wastewater are significantly lower in comparison to many other man-made fiber operations." organicclothing.blogs.com...
While closed loop is stated here there appear to be no guarantees at present with Chinese bamboo fibre production.
The bamboo leaves and softer stems are dissolved then sprayed out into acid to form the fibres. That's what makes it a semi-synthetic. Hemp, flax. etc. are rotted to extract the fibres. Hence it is a natural fibre that existed in the plant as opposed to a newly formed fibre made from dissolved plant material.