Tag: briquettes

Mumbai seeks partner to convert garden waste into briquettes and biochar

Mumbai seeks partner to convert garden waste into briquettes and biochar

May 24, 2022 |

In India, the Free Press Journal reports the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation is looking to contract a partner for a Design, Build, Own, and Operate biochar and briquette project using garden waste. The region produces around 100 metric tons of garden waste per day. The tender to find the partner has already been launched. The […]

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Kenyan company using human waste sludge to produce briquettes

Kenyan company using human waste sludge to produce briquettes

August 7, 2019 |

In Kenya, the Daily Nation newspaper reports that local company Nawasscoal in conjunction with university researchers has determined that producing briquettes from one metric ton of human waste sludge could save 88 trees from being used for cooking energy. With the aim of producing 300 tons of briquettes monthly, the company estimates it could save […]

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UK company takes obnoxious weed and commercializes briquettes with it

UK company takes obnoxious weed and commercializes briquettes with it

September 5, 2016 |

In the UK, Brackenburn believes it is the first company to commercialize bracken as a biofuel, harvesting it from a 100-mile radius around its factory in Somerset and producing briquettes for heat production. The nuisance weed covers 250,000 acres of the West Country. The company plans to harvest 1,200 metric tons of bracken this fall, […]

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