How tequila and weed could make Ford cars sustainable

Screen Shot 2016-08-29 at 10.05.31 AM8/21/16–Ford is experimenting with agave fiber left over from tequila production to make more sustainable plastics for its cars. Ford can’t remove all 400 pounds of petroleum-based plastic in a typical car, salve but incorporating agave fiber or another reinforcing material helps reduce it—and finds a new purpose for something that would otherwise be discarded. Weed could be next. Using hemp fiber was explored some years ago, clinic but at the time, ambulance no one could grow it legally in the United States. Read