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EPA Looks at Hemp

Concrete is a very energy intensive material to make. Hemp concrete would be a great alternative. A Green Chemistry Approach to Pulping Hemp as an Industrially Relevant Renewable Fiber for Construction EPA Grant Number: SU839468Title: A Green Chemistry Approach to Pulping Hemp as an Industrially Relevant Renewable Fiber for ConstructionInvestigators: Cai, Dr.Charles Institution: University of …

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Hemp House-Asheville, NC revisited-Video explaining hempcrete’s use

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 house.  Remember the video is about building a house out of hemp. The sustainability will come when people like Obama legalize hemp for …

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Buildings made out of hemp. It’s about time!

“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.”

News- Hemp Is Not Pot: It’s the Economic Stimulus and Green Jobs Solution We Need

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: It’s the Economic Stimulus and Green Jobs Solution We Need  While Uncle Sam’s scramble for new revenue sources has …

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