Management of Bamboo Handicraft Waste for Briquetted Fuel Using a 200 Liter Vertical Type Charcoal Retort
This research investigated how the waste from bamboo handicrafts can be used to produce briquetted fuel. Through the process of using a 200-liter vertical type charcoal retort, odor-absorbing charcoal was produced using packaging from bamboo handicrafts giving added value. The results of the research showed that the briquette fuel from the burnt bamboo scraps had a heating value of 3,565.47 cal/g. The handicraft packaging can generate income for the community of 134,120 baht on average per month. This research highlights that renewable energy technologies can be developed to create sustainability in the community and reduce the burning of waste materials that cause smog.
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