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Kenyan activists are using human poop to make affordable cooking fuel

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 16, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Amanda Froelich) last modified Aug 15, 2017

In Kenya, Africa, where resources are scarce and nearly half of the population lives below the poverty line, dried poop briquettes are providing a clean cooking solution to many families. Such has been made possible by Nakuru Water and Sanitation Services Company, which takes in truckloads of sewage from septic systems and pit latrines and transforms the waste into safe, economical briquettes. Not only do the briquettes burn cleaner and longer than coal, they are also odor-free. Ordinarily,...





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