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Cameroon: Eco-Friendly Coal Made From Banana Skins and Corn

Students at the University of Douala, in Cameroon’s economic capital, explain how they are producing eco-friendly coal using waste from bananas, sugarcane and cassava collected from the city’s markets. Charcoal is widely used in Cameroon but it exacerbates deforestation, whereas “eco-friendly coal” recycles plant waste.

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