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Go Green to Save Wastes

The finalist team from Alliance Boys wants to make charcoal from grass and other biomaterials for use in household cooking. Their product is named GreenChar.

Problem:

The primary fuel used in household cooking in Kenya and elsewhere is wood and petrol products. Both aren’t sustainable and promote deforestation as well as being expensive.

Solution:

To address this the finalist team from Alliance Boys has produced charcoal from organic waste materials from farming. Not only is the charcoal cheaper, and more sustainable – but also has a more complete combustion
causing less air pollution.

For more information, follow ‘GreenChar’ on Twitter (@greencharkenya) or check out their webpage: http://greenchar.co.ke/

GreenChar - presentation GreenChar - group
GreenCharGreenChar - bags

 

 

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