These hemp hurds are also known as "Shives" or "hemp core fiber". These 100% hemp hurds come from the woody inner part of the hemp stalk when the bark fiber is removed. Hemp hurds are woody in texture and are primarily used in non-woven items. They are similar to wood chips having super absorbency and being very light. These hemp hurds are used in industrial applications ranging from animal bedding, construction hemp board (similar to OSB board), mulch and as a cement to build houses with higher R-Values known as hempcrete.
This listing is for 1 kilogram of Hemp Hurd and bulk discounts are offered within this listing.
The cost of shipping on this item may seem high, but the hemp hurd is very light and isn't very dense so it takes quite a bit of space and requires a larger box.
We also offer a wholesale amount of 600 pounds which is available in this listing.
Growing industrial hemp was illegal in the United States after...
Can You Build a House With Hemp?
Growing industrial hemp was illegal in the United States after 1970 because the industrial plant and marijuana were considered to be the same, when in fact they are different varieties of Cannabis. In recent years, some states have changed their laws, allowing farmers to start growing industrial hemp, which is used in everything from clothing to nutritional products to building materials. Oregon grower Cliff Thomason says growing and processing hemp was stymied because it was illegal, but now a knowledge base for best uses can grow, along with the plants. View a hemp home constructed using hempcrete, a building material that advocates claim is mold resistant, breathable, and eco-friendly.
Click here to read more: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/energy/2015/09/150908-hemp-homes-could-get-high-as-cannabis-gets-legal/
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