Hempcrete’s Unique Promise and Properties. Did you know that construction accounts for nearly 40 percent of global energy consumption? Forty percent! That’s massive. It also means construction offers an equally massive opportunity to make a difference in terms of sustainability. A fascinating application of industrial hemp is its versatility as a building material. Known for
How Hempcrete is made Hempcrete is made using the wood-like core of the industrial hemp, called the hurd, mixed with a lime-based binding material. This core is high in silica content making it able to bind very well with lime, a rare quality among plant-based material. This results in a lightweight cementitious material weighing 1/8th
Ever since the industrial hemp legalization process began to gain global momentum, much has been said about its medicinal and therapeutic potential. Hemp is a subspecies of the cannabis plant; it lacks most of marijuana’s psychoactive effects, but can be used as raw material for several industries -such as textile and construction. In fact, industrial
Composite Building Material The Hemp Composite Answer Hemp Composites and a Sustainable Future A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite, which is the common name) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics
Sustainability is more than just a word. Get Hemp Active and help us forge HEMP as the future of sustainability What is Sustainability? Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. To pursue sustainability is to create and
The Hemp Bottle- Hemp Bioplastics The hemp bottle is the future of sustainability. Some of the earliest plastics were made from cellulose fibers obtained from organic, non-petroleum-based sources. Plastic bottles make up a large amount of our landfill waste. A biodegradable hemp plastic solution such as hemp bottles could help us to reduce this burden.
The Declaration of Hemp Independence The unanimous Declaration of the People of the United States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the political bands which have bound Them from full use of the planet’s most useful plant, and to assume among the powers of
Hemp Seed Oil 5 Important Uses of Hemp Seed Oil Hemp seed oil, also known as hemp oil, is one of the most popular herbal remedies on the market today. Advocates of the substance say it’s able to improve acne, treat cancer, slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, reduce the chances of developing heart disease,
Industrial Hemp Genetics The Hemp Seed and Protecting Your Hemp Intellectual Property Industrial hemp’s new status as a product regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture has made intellectual property protection available for plant breeders developing hemp genetics. This groundbreaking move for the growing hemp industry offers protection for seed-propagated hemp genetics through the U.S.
Trump Signs Farm Bill, Now we will see the way it plays out. Today will be referred to as a great day or a disaster for WE THE PEOPLE. President Trump Signed the Farm Bill at 4pm EST. Many companies are very happy that this was signed, but what will it do for the average