Clean Burning Charcoal

Breathing-in smoke from burning wood, agricultural residues and conventional charcoals causes more than 1.5million deaths every year

How can you make fuel that burns cleanly and efficiently? This lesson introduces a way to make clean-burning, long-lasting charcoal from agricultural waste. For some more background, see © Massachusetts Institute of Technology under the Attribution-Non-Commercial 3.0 Creative Commons License. Unless otherwise stated, images are copyright of MIT / MIT D-lab.