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Quote:I’m excited to see technology developing that will allow various types of used plastics to be recycled for use in 3D printers. One type uses old milk containers. Hopefully it won’t be long before a printer for bio-plastics will be available. That’s plastic made out of organic materials like hemp, soy, apricot stones or nut shells.
Quote: house, furniture, clothes and other necessities and wants and hopefully, in the future...nutritious food
Quote:Using hemp as a building material is not new. Hemcrete is a registered brand of hempcrete, a material has been an alternative building material used in Europe and Australia since the 1960's. The use of hemp in buildings dates back millennia in Asia and the Middle East where the Cannabis plant originates from. The biggest challenges of using hemp as a building material in the U.S are regulation, supply and cost, all of which are related.
David Mosrie of Push Design explains: “The main negative effect of the legal situation [in the U.S] is the cost to import it, which is frankly very high. Even while [the government] is legalizing medical marijuana now in 19 states, [they] can't seem to allow industrial hemp production. Local production would not only lower the environmental impact exponentially versus bringing it from Europe, but would bolster a struggling economic group and prop up local farming, a long regional tradition. It frankly makes no sense to keep up the ban , at the state or federal level, but it continues on.”
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