Straw as insulation material - UK

Product information

In this LCA, the production, including harvest, of 1 m3 of straw for the English market with a density of 100kg/m3 and a moisture content of 20% is modelled. This concerns the production of grains (wheat and barley and the like) and harvest of said grains to collect straw for use as a building insulation material. The pressed straw bales consist of wheat straw and barley and are tied with polypropylene cords. The agricultural method used for production is based on regular agriculture, i.e. the use of fertilizers and pesticides in the A1 profile for straw have been taken into account.

Detailed information

Registration number:
Registration date:
October 15, 2021
Version date:
February 23, 2022
Valid until:
October 15, 2026
Geographical scopes:
United Kingdom

Company information

Company Name:
School of Natural Building (SNaB)
United Kingdom

Included products in this EPD

1m3 of straw.
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