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Old 06-04-2013, 07:17 PM   #27
mhgaffney
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Originally Posted by Rohirrim View Post
The cost is in the processing. Only the outer bark of hemp is usable for paper products. Stripping it off and treating it is more costly than using soft pine which is 100% usable.
The cellulose in wood is tough -- difficult to break down for use as fiber.

Wood pulp mills are also sources of pollution.

Hemp is a much better alternative.
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