Industrial Hemp includes strains of cannabis sativa that have virtually no THC. Hemp grows fast and has little to no need for pesticides and fertilizers. The structure of the plant prevents runoff, and it out-competes all the weeds that might try to overtake it. Hemp also stabilizes and enriches the soil. Paper, fabric, and rope are the most widely known uses for hemp, but they are far from its only uses. Below you will find many different uses for hemp with links backing them up.
- Insulation and Particle Board
- Support Beams and Plywood
- Fiberglass and Plastic
- Stucco and Mortar
- Paint and Varnish
In other words, an entire house can be built from hemp. It would have a negative carbon foot print and would be structurally superior to houses constructed from other materials.
Hemp is better and far cheaper than graphene
This list is far from complete; the applications of hemp are diverse and far reaching.
50,000 Different Uses of Hemp