Hemp for Change
The Ultimate Guide to Hempcrete: An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Concrete
Hempcrete is a bio-composite made of the inner woody core of the hemp plant mixed with a lime-based binder and water. Strong, durable, flexible, breathable, mould-proof and fire resistant, hempcrete appears to be in a renaissance with builders and botanists working to renew the market.
Interview: Lisa Weizenmuller - Founder of 'iisa'
Hemp is the strongest, most durable, longest lasting soft-fibre on the planet. Just another one of its many incredible properties, hemp can be used to make an amazing array of textiles including clothing, baskets, sails, ropes and comfortable eco-friendly bedding. We caught up with iisa founder Lisa Weizenmuller to discuss her background, why she uses hemp to produce hemp bedding and what the future holds for iisa.
Interview: Tegan Scates - Founder of 'High on Hemp' and 'MaMilk'
Founder of ‘High on Hemp’ and ‘MaMilk’, Tegan dedicates her time to helping spread word about the incredibly diverse cannabis plant and managing her various start-ups. In this interview we asked Tegan about her background, her views on the current hemp scene, and about her exciting start-ups. Enjoy!
Interview: Sofia Tomkins, Founder of Eco-Conscious Clothing Label - 'Lilla by Fia'
We caught up with Sofia Tomkins, the founder of the eco-conscious clothing label, ‘Lilla by Fia’. Sofia creates beautiful pieces using a blend of organic cotton and hemp which she then colours using natural dyes.
Hemp Seed Oil and its Incredible Skin Benefits
Hemp seed oil is no one trick pony; it has rightly earned the title of “the most balanced seed oil”. Proclaimed to be the most unsaturated oil derived from the plant kingdom, hemp seed oil provides a huge array of skin benefits with very little downside.
Hemp Plastic - Benefits, Uses & Characteristics
It is clear that our overuse of plastics in everyday life is having a devastating impact on our planet. Most plastics produced today are made using petroleum-based compounds that release unhealthy gases into the atmosphere.
Hemp Seed - The Superfood
The hemp seed (or hemp heart) has been an important source of nutrition for many cultures for thousands of years. In its natural state hemp seed is considered by many to be the safest, most balanced, natural and complete source of protein, amino acids, and essential fats found in nature.