Building with Hemp – An Incredible Natural Insulation & Sustainable Material

Anthony from du Chanvre has built over 45 houses using hempcrete as a natural and sustainable insulation material. Hempcrete is made with a mix of hemp hurd (fibre), hydraulic lime (binder), and water. You can follow Anthony’s building projects and get in touch with him on Instagram, or on his website here: Hempcrete is not… Continue reading Building with Hemp – An Incredible Natural Insulation & Sustainable Material

Hemp conversion to graphene and diamond. Smart carbon capture?

Hemp has been celebrated and vilified in equal measure over the centuries. It has fantastic properties for textiles and ropes, but it comes from the cannabis plant, so it arouses deep suspicion among some policymakers. What is unarguable though, is that it is an extremely fast growing plant that stores a large amount of carbon.… Continue reading Hemp conversion to graphene and diamond. Smart carbon capture?