Got a tin can laying around? Then you’ve got the basic materials needed for a hobo stove, a portable cookstove made from cast-off materials.
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The K2 clean cook stove concept can cleanly burn small amounts of plastic trash in its fuel mix, a common practice in the developing world.
The Paradigm Project showed up in Park City, Utah during the Sundance Film Festival to screen a short film on its own work cleaning up cooking in the developing world… and you can watch that film right here.
“Biomass” is one of those terms like “alternative energy”: it could be a sustainable approach to energy generation, but isn’t always. I once sat through a talk by an energy services company executive in which he argued that forest biomass (think trees, undergrowth, etc., cut for burning) was carbon-neutral because “the plants could grow […]
The clean burning, super-efficient rocket stove is also pretty easy to build. Here are six plans showing you how to do so.
Wood-burning cook stoves may not be the sexiest pieces of technology, but they can be literal life savers in the developing world: the World Health Organization estimates that the pollution caused by indoor cooking over open fires kills 1.6 million people every year. They’re also economically and environmentally beneficial: because well-designed stoves burn wood more […]