‘Hempcrete’ is sustainable and environmentallyfriendly, however manufacturers state policies requirement to ease up

It’s dusty and hot in Tasmania’s only hemp stalk processing factory, and these women are working up a sweat. They’re producing hemp hurd, the main component in “hempcrete” — a building material gaining renewed interest because of its low carbon footprint. “Hempcrete as a building material is highly insulating, it’s non-combustible, so it actually won’t…