Hempcrete

60 Ways to use your Hemp

Hemp is an extremely versatile plant with enormous environmental benefits. It can be used in a wide variety of applications.

It’s no wonder that companies such as Ford, BMW, Mercedes, The Body Shop, Calvin Klein, and many more are turning to hemp so that they can create more eco-friendly products.

Here are 60 examples of how hemp is being used around the world:

Paper
Printing paper
Specialty paper
Cigarette filter paper
Coffee filter paper
Newsprint
Cardboard
Packaging
Foods
Cooking oils
Salad dressing/oils
BIO-EFA food oil
Margarine
Vitamins/Food supplements
Granola
Bird seed
Flour (protein enriched, gluten-free)
Body Care
Soap
Shampoo
Bath/shower gels
Hand cream
Cosmetics
Moisturizing lotions
Balms
Consumer Textiles
Apparel
Bags
Shoes
Socks
Denim
Diapers / Nappies
Fabrics
Industrial Textiles
Canvas
Rope
Twine
Nets
Tarpolans
Carpet
Geotextiles
Brake/clutch linings
Caulking (i.e. sealing the seams in boats or ships to make them watertight)
Agro-fiber composites
Industrial/Technical Products
Oil paints
Varnishes
Printing ink
Fuel
Solvents
Lubricants
Putty
Coatings
Molding
Chemical Absorbent
Mulch
Pultrusion
Biocomposite
Animal bedding
Ethanol/biofuel
Erosion control
Building Materials
Fiber board
Insulation
Fiberglass subsitute
Hempcrete
Stucco and mortar
This list is not exhaustive – I’ve heard that there are over 25,000 known uses for hemp. Feel free to name some more!

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