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Tuesday, September 20, 2005

The 103rd use for beeswax

A British design student has come up with an idea of beeswax fuel to replace polluting paraffin stoves in South African townships and informal settlements: briquettes made from shredded paper or wood shavings mixed with melted beeswax.

The Audi Design Foundation is sponsoring a new look at low-cost, low-tech design.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

We use this mixture as a fire starter in woodstoves and fireplaces.


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