Enactus Students Create Fuel From Waste

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Enactus Students Create Fuel From Waste

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Enactus students in Zimbabwe have converted over 3 tons of plastic into fuel. How much does that translate to? http://bit.ly/1qsquHS

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Refuse or fuel, what do you see?

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 9:00am

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Refuse or fuel, what do you see?

An Enactus team in Zimbabwe saw a way to melt plastic and create diesel fuel as a byproduct. So far, 12 women have worked to convert over 3 tons of waste. Just 35 kg of plastic translates to 24 liters of liquid fuel and 7 kg of wax. Find out more about Enactus and this innovative solution at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/refuse-fuel-see/.

About Enactus
Enactus is an international organization dedicated to enabling progress through entrepreneurial action. We provide a platform for university students to collaborate with business and academic leaders in the development of entrepreneurial-based projects that empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities. The quality and impact of the students’ projects are evaluated by leading executives through a series of regional, national and global competitions. The Enactus experience not only transforms the lives of the people we serve, it also transforms the lives of the students as they develop into entrepreneurially-minded, socially-responsible leaders.

Keywords: #seeopportunity | Innovation & Technology | College | Energy | Environment | Fuel | Global | Innovation | Innovation & Technology | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Plastic

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