An alternative fuel source: Make charcoal briquettes from banana peels

    | August 15, 2011

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    One of our stories this week concerns using crop by-products as fuel. The story was about rice husks – but as this script shows, other crop by-products can also be used as fuel. This script describes how to make charcoal briquettes from banana peels. A women’s group in Uganda developed this alternative fuel, as they grow an abundance of plantain and bananas. This idea could save many trees.  

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