How Weed is Reducing Pollution in our Oceans
"Weed really is one hell of a drug. Recently we explored how cannabis may hold the potential to treat Opioid addiction and improve sperm health, and now it’s helping clean our oceans.
Say what? You read that correctly. The rise of cannabis use (both medicinal and legal) has given birth to satellite professions, with sustainable cannabis packaging leading the way.
The company has joined forces with Oceanworks to produce the new packaging. Founded in 2016, Oceanworks has been working towards creating plastic-free oceans, serving as the middleman between collectors, recyclers and companies that use plastic to create products. It is now actively working to remove some two million tonnes of ocean plastic to use in sustainable products.
Sana Packaging CEO Ron Basak-Smith spoke on the partnership, “We’re extremely excited about working with Oceanworks. This is an incredible opportunity to help clean our oceans and protect some of our planet’s most fragile ecosystems. While hemp bioplastics will remain our core focus, ocean plastic is a problem we have to address.” Read Article