Hemp fiber board or particleboard is made with shives, which is the wooden refuse removed during the processing hemp.
How it’s Made:
Hemp hurds which are pieces of the inner core of the hemp plant are combined with non-formaldehyde binders to produce the produce the non-toxic board.(1)
Hempboard is non-toxic and is safe for indoor use.(2)
The length of time hemp fiber boards serves its purpose is somewhat short, with this you will have to replace it if it gives out.(3)
Hemp has a history in construction. People have used hemp for thousand of years. Hemp fibers was used to build mortar for bridge abutments by Roman engineers.(4)
Looking to the Future:
Engineered wood products and paper products causes 80% of the earth’s deforestation. The use of hemp for wood and paper production will help save the 80,000 acres of forest being destroyed every single day.(5)