HEMP: Something All Homes Should Be Made Of – Scotland Community Begins Sustainable Housing Project

An Idea whose time is long overdue…

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hemp homeMany people are becoming aware of ways to live that are more harmonious with the planet.  It seems that we are transitioning to a very ancient understanding of how to operate here on Earth, with a very advanced ‘know how’ of technologies and methods to begin making that transition. New ways of living are coming to light and although you may not hear about them often, communities all over the world are starting to implement them.

A new sustainable housing project in the Northwest of Scotland will use industrial hemp as the main building material. It’s made of a prefabricated wall system called Hembuild, which is a mixture of the plant’s woody core and a lime-based binder. Another popular name for this is Hempcrete. This is something all of our homes should be made of.

An English housing company that specializes in hemp-based construction called ‘Hemcrete Projects,’ supplied the…

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