National Third prize winner

GREEN POWER GROUP

RECYCLING AGRICULTURAL BYPRODUCTS INTO CHARCOAL ENERGY FOR COOKING

Pitch

Our business involves with charcoal briquettes manufacturing from biomass wastes in Tanzania.Our target users include the householders,restaurants.hotels,and other users who depend on charcoal as their cooking energy.
The business has a direct impact in environmental conservation,post harvest waste and green gases reduction and sustainable production.
The major raw materials used in our charcoal briquettes making include:
a) Agricultural by-products
b) Sawdust,bark,wood chips
c) Forestry wastes-thinning,pruning,branches,top and dried leaves collected by communities in the surrounding commercial and municipal forests.
All solid biomass waste mentioned above,in any form they are first burned partially in the kiln followed by binder mixing.
We are using cassava shells as the binder.Carbonized Biomass wastes are pressed under high pressure machine to make charcoal briquettes.

Quick facts

  • 2018 Participant
    Year of participation
  • Sustainable Production Systems
    Theme
  • Tanzania
    Country

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Team

  • IDDI HAMISI NYACHENGA C.E.O/FOUNDER & CHARCOAL BRIQUETTES MACHINES INNOVATOR MALILI LUBASHASHA CO-FOUNDER/ ACCOUNTANT CONSOLATA LIHEPA ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

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