Converting Waste to Fuel for Families in Africa; Biogas Domes with Jeannette Laramee
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Converting Waste to Fuel for Families in Africa

Posted by on Sunday, April 1 2012

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For 2011 Switzer Fellow Jeannette Laramee, it all started with designing a school in Zambia, Africa. That led to building systems that make biogas, which can save up to 10,000 pounds of firewood a year for a family in Africa.

 
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