26 Apr '11, 11pm

Fire Pot Stove Burns Cleanly

Fire Pot Stove Burns Cleanly

The Fire Pot Stove, invented by Adama Kamara. Source:ecofriend.com An Australian resident, Adama Kamara, has invented a cooking stove that allows people in developing areas to cook without breathing toxic fumes or contributing to deforestation in search of wood fuels. The invention for this low-cost stove may be important news for many trying to cook indoors for families in poorly ventilated rooms. Kamara cites the United Nations, saying some 1.4 million women and children die annually due to inhaling the fumes from wood or other forms of solid biomass that is burned in traditional cook stoves. Kamara’s invention, the Fire Pot Stove, is an inexpensive box that features grated burner-like holes on the top. Beneath each hole, a metal receptacle holds a natural fiber wick that sits in a pool of relatively clean-burning crude biodiesel, made from waste vegetable oil blended wi...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/04/26/fire-pot-stove-burns-...

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