Environmental Friendly Building With Hemp

Hempcrete, also known as hemplime is a bio composite material, meaning its mixture contains hemp shivs (inner wood core), and a water binder that’s lime based. If you don’t know about Hemp, then you’ve been living under a rock. Here are a few good articles I recommend to get familiar with the age old plant.

Hemp’s Origins as described by Wikipedia and, here’s an easy explanation of Hempcrete and Hempclay by Minoeco.

Hempcrete can last for hundreds of years. It’s non toxic, pest resistant and lighter than concrete by up to seven times.

Companies like Hemp Block USA provides hempcrete building blocks to use for your building projects.

 

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