Biocomposites

Italian region exploring hemp for plastic and cleaning up soil

Authorities in the Italian town of Roccasecca say they will explore the potential for developing a hemp plastics supply chain…

February 5, 2021

Going green, all the way, in an eco-friendly HempWood casket

An American coffin maker has had its newly developed hemp-composite casket approved by the Green Burial Council, a trade group…

February 5, 2021

Italy’s Umbria region has ambitious hemp plan based on fiber

A bill that would establish a hemp development program in the Italian region of Umbria envisions a supply chain based…

January 21, 2021

Dutch firms debut bioplastic chair

Three Dutch companies have combined to create a line of recyclable, carbon-negative chairs for home and office from a hemp-based…

December 15, 2020

Pennsylvania decortication initiative would serve 2 states

A Pennsylvania, USA non-profit said it plans to invest in a hemp fiber decortication factory in the western part of…

December 9, 2020

EU project advancing hemp, wood bio-materials for key industries

An EU funded research & innovation project says it has made progress developing fully bio-based composites from hemp and wood…

November 26, 2020

Aussie startup sees strong demand as it gears up to process straw

Looking across Tasmanian fields of hemp stubble left over after the plants had been harvested for their protein rich seed,…

October 7, 2020

Israeli student develops composite mix for everyday objects

An Israeli design student who has developed hemp-based composites for production of everyday objects says she sees the project turning…

September 14, 2020

U.S. hemp startup got spark by turning to fellow entrepreneurs

When Dylan Veilleux arrived at the idea for transforming leftover hemp stalks into products, he turned to the vibrant startup…

August 14, 2020

Hemp’s full potential is on tap at this year’s EIHA conference

Confirmed speakers for the European Industrial Hemp Conference next week will cover everything from hemp construction and bio-composites to textiles,…

June 9, 2020