hemp, definition of
The main uses of hemp fiber are rope, sacking, carpet, nets and webbing. Hemp is also being used in increasing quantities in paper manufacturing. The cellulose content is about 70%.
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- These sustainable shoes by Rackle are made from hemp
What better way to put your best eco-friendly foot forward than with a stylish, comfortable pair of sustainable shoes? Rackle, a Boston-based footwear brand, is on a mission to create sustainable shoes, starting with the release of its hemp-based Alex...
- 6 eco-friendly ways to incorporate hemp into your daily routine
After decades of “reefer madness”, the misinformation about Cannabis is finally starting to disappear, and the truth is coming out about the many benefits of the magical plant...
- Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport incorporates natural fibers into body design
A race car made from flax and hemp? Count on Porsche to pull that off. The second generation Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport is built with the typical handling and speed capabilities you would expect, with one very different component—body parts derived...
- A family's unique tiny home uses wool and hemp for insulation
Tiny homes come in many shapes and sizes, but for a wandering family of three, the Valhalla tiny home is just the right fit. Built by French tiny home builder Baluchon, this wood-clad tiny home on wheels is a lightweight structure that measures just...
- Beautiful Japanese cat tree for design-conscious pet owners costs 1 million yen
Beautiful architecture isn’t limited to humans—architects and designers are creating stunning structures for animals too, including this sculptural piece for the design-conscious cat owner...
- Cannabis walls add warmth to this eco-friendly home in Israel
Cannabis is good for more than just medicine—industrial hemp has its uses in eco-friendly architecture too. Haifa-based studio Tav Group built Ein Hod, an eco-minded home for artists, using hempcrete, a bio-composite made from hemp hurds, hydrated lime,...
- Dutch designer creates a wooden motorcycle powered by algae
An algae-powered wooden motorcycle? The concept isn’t too far out, considering algae has been used to create everything from eco-friendly sneakers to living lamps that absorb CO2...
- 5 surprising products made from hemp
Hemp is a sustainable supermaterial with a wide range of applications that go far beyond hacky sacks and beaded bracelets. An experimental project called Fabric-Action explores exciting new uses for hemp - including modular gardens, skateboards, swings,...
- Presso Design upcycles burlap coffee sacks into stylish bags and sleeves
Presso Design is a small, family owned brother & sister business dedicated to crafting laptop, iPad, iPhone etc. sleeves and computer bags made from upcycled coffee sacks and real Italian leather. The main focus of Presso Design is the upcycling of
- Help fund the brilliant Warka Water tower to pull drinking water out of thin air
The Warka Water project was inspired by a trip the design team took in 2012 to isolated villages in northeast Ethiopia that lacked access to clean and safe water...
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