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15kg bale of hemp hurd (chips of the hemp stalk).
Used for making hempcrete for eco-friendly construction.
Hempcrete is light yet strong, pest and fire- resistant, has fantastic thermal and sound insulation properties and is sustainable and eco-friendly.
Can also be used for animal bedding.
For more info on building with hemp, watch the videos here and here.
Volume pricing of R255 per bale applies to orders of 10 bales or more.
Along with hemp, lime, and water, there are various combinations of ingredients used to make hempcrete. Below is one suggested "recipe":
4 parts hemp
1 part high calcium lime
1 part water
And 0.1 part white cement optional if you want it to set a bit harder
Mix the lime and water and leave for a few hours to make a slurry and then add the hemp slowly until it is fully mixed in.
Dimensions of the bales are 75cm x 35cm x 41cm