Industrial hemp uses, as noted above, number as high as 50,000. A table of usage categories is shown below, taken from a document published by the University of Vermont Legislative Research Shop, as identified by the Canadian Department of Agriculture and Food in 2007. The table is split into three categories: hemp seed use, hemp oil use, hemp fibre use.
HyFibe - HyBlock is a carbon-negative building material manufactured using industrial hemp core-fiber and a specialty eco-cement as a binder. The industrial-hemp plant is grown without pesticides and has been used similar applications for thousands of years; our eco-binder is based on those used to build anscient projects like the great wall of China. HyBlock as a whole is completely non-toxic and bio-compatible.
New Zealand's first hemp house is being built right here in Taranaki. In part four in a series on innovative Taranaki businesses, Susan Strongman speaks to Hemp Technologies owner Greg Flavall about all things hemp.