Hemp as a sustainable building material, biodegradable plastic, fuel and what else?!

Some inspiring uses for hemp:


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Clothes. Hemp makes superior strength clothing. When operating a Retail Skate Store Chain circa '93-94, there were a couple of companies looking outside the circle of convention and started producing Hemp Skate Apparel. It’s nice to wear and looks every bit as good as cotton. The processing costs proved prohibitive for most companies to sustain. So, technology around clothing manufacturing must be changed. Re-tooling is a roadblock for clothing company. Hemp is much tougher than cotton, so equipment needs to be more robust. Mitigating the expense is a problem.

Another interesting use - as 3d printing filament …

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That’s pretty far out :+1::+1: