After just over two years of construction, Bob Clayton, a 64 year old retired mechanical engineer, has completed his hemp home. He built it using hempcrete, a building material made from hemp’s woody core combined with a lime-based binder. Hempcrete is just one example of the many Uses of Hemp.
Using hemp as a building material is common in countries where the cultivation of hemp is legal. In the United States, however, hemp has been illegal for many years, but it is starting to make a comeback.
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