Dear friends. This is a request for donations - but before you click away please consider it is not for us but for Gbobètô ONG. This NGO recently established a recycling project in Benin. They work in sustainable urban development and specialize in implementing sustainable economic activities which use waste as a source to improve … Continue reading We need your help!
Category: Indoor air quality
Charcoal production techniques in SOUTH AFRICA
VUTHISA has been on the forefront of improving emissions from pyrolysis equipment especially of the type used in developing countries. Herewith our concept document to make sense of the charcoal industry in South Africa. Our study includes the types of systems being used and approximate cost of such systems and market potential of charcoal. … Continue reading Charcoal production techniques in SOUTH AFRICA
Charcoal gas stove
By Vuthisa Background This blog post aims to provide the reader with some background on charcoal stove usage as well as charcoal burn characteristics. Vuthisa developed a unique charcoal stove, able to extract and burn harmful Carbon Monoxide gases inherent to all types of charcoal. We discovered that charcoal use by households is not a … Continue reading Charcoal gas stove
Is it better to burn wood or charcoal?
By Kobus Venter Is it better to burn wood or charcoal? Half the World's population of nearly six billion people prepare their food and heat their homes with coal and the traditional biomass fuels of dung, crop residues, wood and charcoal (Inheriting the world: The atlas of children's health and the environment, by Bruce … Continue reading Is it better to burn wood or charcoal?
Air conditioners and the environment: Tips to improve indoor air quality
By Vuthisa My blog hopes to alert people's attention to indoor air pollution in the developing world - but what about the developed world? In the next couple of weeks I plan to post some more articles related to indoor air pollution in developed economies. Since most of us like to control our micro environments … Continue reading Air conditioners and the environment: Tips to improve indoor air quality