Human Waste-to-Biodiesel Plant to Create Sanitation Revolution in Ghana
(JoyOnline) Human waste could soon be a precious commodity in Kumasi and other parts of the country with an ongoing solution to transform fecal sludge treatment into a profit-making venture.
Waste Enterprisers Limited, a sanitation and waste energy company, is replacing the outmoded concept of disposal-oriented treatment with a technology and business model for producing biodiesel.
…The fecal sludge-to-biodiesel plants are sited at Teshie-Nungua in Accra and Dompoase in Kumasi.
…The Kumasi fecal sludge-to-biodiesel plant is in partnership with Columbia University, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, with financial support from the Gates Foundation.
The project is a recipient of the SEED Initiative Award founded by the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP). READ MORE