There are many Uses of Hemp, and one of them might be solving the housing dilemma in B.C., by building tiny homes out of hemp.
In the spring of 2016 Kim Brooks, the CEO of Hempcrete Natural Building, and her partner, Jayeson Hendryson, started the construction of two tiny homes using a hemp-based building material called hempcrete.
Hempcrete is a blend of hemp hurd, fibres, clay, lime and a small amount of concrete. The mixture creates a material similar to concrete but better. It is eco-friendly, sustainable and affordable.
Industrial hemp can be used to produce countless products, including rope, textiles, paper and insulation, and awareness is growing about the use of hemp as a building material.
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