Ok, So I changed Maine’s slogan a bit, but it’s true. Maine is one of the states that has been progressive in its stance with hemp and it’s the furthest eastern state in the Continental …continue reading
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This video from 2009 is an interesting reminder of the simplicity and yet the brilliance of the hempcrete technology. It is also great for learning about the construction techniques that were used when building the hemp …continue reading
Dear President Obama, an Editorial by Josh Davis -There are 21 Countries, including Canada, Great Britain, Spain, France Germany, Romania and China that currently grow hemp. Why not the USA? Mr. President Obama, care to answer?
Nathan Armstrong, President of Motive Industries Inc – Podcast #2 Hemp.com goes in depth to understand what Bio-composites are and why now is the time that we should be looking to hemp and other bio-crops as alternatives to certain metals and petroleum based products.
A versatile and good looking fabric in the house is getting a second look.
Hemp—The Most Eco Friendly Fabric For Furniture?.
A house made of straw and hemp panels passed a fire resistance test where it was exposed to temperatures over 1,000 C, a university said.
Balehaus@Bath – built of pre-fabricated straw-bale and hemp sections – has
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“The versatile substance can be used for flooring, wall construction and roof insulation. Hempcrete is reportedly fireproof, waterproof, makes for a good insulate and doesn’t rot when used above ground. Manufacturers claim the material is 100 percent recyclable and can be used as fertilizer after demolition.”
This incredible read by Dara Colwell was posted at alternet here. I tried and tried to just grab a quote or two but failed miserably. Anyway, I enjoyed reading this so much I borrowed it.
Hemp Is Not Pot: …continue reading