Articles about Hempline Inc., hemp and flax fibre and renewable materials
"We Save Trees" is the motto emblazoned on a pin attached to the shirt of Marcal Paper Mills' CEO Tim Spring, a leading paper recycler.
A house built from straw-bales and panels of hemp has passed an industry standard fire safety test which exposed it to temperatures above 1,000C.
Research professionals from the University of Bath conducted a fire resistance test on a pre-fabricated panel incorporated in the Balehaus@Bath building material derived from renewable sources.
Speaking at the European Confederation of Flax and Hemp from November 4-7, Claude Eichwald of French organisation Construire de Chanvre, said that the use of hemp in concrete was growing, with between 2-4,000 houses now constructed completely from hemp concrete.
Ford Motor Company, working with academic researchers and one of its suppliers, is the first automaker to develop and use environmentally friendly wheat straw-reinforced plastic in a vehicle.