[GRRN] Gypsum board -- Hemp- why?

From: Pablo Collins (collins@csandh.com)
Date: Thu Aug 17 2000 - 11:14:50 EDT

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    Why would you want to switch to hemp facing on paperboard? The facing on
    all paperboard produced in the US is 100% recycled paper. Not only is the
    paper recycled, much of the gypsum is recycled as well --- the recycled
    gypsum is derived from flue scrubbers on power plants.

            Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2000 17:28:41 -0400
            From: Debra Lombard <deblombard@swinter.com>
            To: "greenbuilding@crest.org" <greenbuilding@crest.org>,
            greenyes <greenyes@earthsystems.org>
            Subject: [GRRN] gypsum board with a hemp paper facing

            Anyone ever heard of a gypsum board with a hemp paper facing??
            I would like to get any company info or contacts.
            Thank you.

            Debra Lombard
            Steven Winter Associates

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