Clever Leaves goes carbon neutral

Clever Leaves goes carbon neutral

The company can produce dried flower while releasing much less C02 into the atmosphere than indoor cannabis operations.

One international cannabis company says it can produce a kilogram of cannabis and release hundreds of times less carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere than indoor cannabis, and that it has achieved carbon neutrality.

Clever Leaves Holdings Inc. announced on Aug. 29 that it was awarded the International Declaration of Carbon Neutrality by 100% Carbon Neutral Program. Sustainable cannabis production has a significant impact on the environment: Clever Leaves generates just 16 kilograms of CO2 compared to indoor growing practices that generate up to 2,300 to 5,200 kilograms of CO2 per kilogram of dried flower.

This was achieved through its active commitment to environmental sustainability and climate change mitigation. Clever Leaves representatives say that it is the first known vertically integrated medicinal cannabis company worldwide to have achieved international certification for carbon-neutrality.

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Photo by Esteban López on Unsplash



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