• The Waste Transformers and Masada Waste Management clean up Freetown

    The Waste Transformers create decentralized, nutrient and energy hubs by converting residual waste streams into energy, whilst recovering (on-site) the natural resources and water in the waste. We empower local communities to leverage their waste to power positive change. Using smart business models, we do this in a way that is financially attractive today. It is a small-scale, high impact approach that is revolutionizing the way we deal with waste. http://www.thewastetransformers.com

    published: 28 Nov 2016
  • Sierre Leone cleaned up by Masada Waste Management | The Waste Transformers

    Sierra Leone, is a country that emerged from a decade of civil war which ended in 2002, but left in its wake social unrest and a destroyed social and physical infrastructure. After making strides to rebuild its fragile economy, it was devastated again by Ebola until it was finally declared Ebola free in March 2016 . Recently a food scandal broke out in the capital of Freetown, that was both heartbreaking and scandalous. Contaminated chicken was imported into Sierre Leone by a trader. The countries health services rendered the chicken unfit for human consumption and under the orders of government, the carcasses where buried on a landfill site. Thousands of people stormed the dump site and poor people dug the chicken up that had been buried in human, garbage and industrial waste. Together...

    published: 22 Aug 2016
  • Waste To Wealth in Makeni, Sierra Leone

    Our DFID funded Waste to Wealth project in Makeni, Sierra Leone has recently come to an end, resulting in the establishment of 6 micro-enterprises all working with waste. Film-maker Mike Duff visited Makeni back in March to see what we had been up to. Living Earth Foundation have committed to continue providing support to these 'Waste to Wealth' enterprises for the next 6 months, and have already recruited a Project Officer and a Business Development Mentor to work with them to help them develop sound business and marketing plans. We hope that in this period they will be able to create a market for these new products, and contribute to Makeni City Council's waste management strategy in the process! To keep up to date with our work in Sierra Leone, check out our website and twitter feed...

    published: 29 May 2014
  • BARBADOS TODAY EVENING UPDATE - August 15, 2017

    The AG calls for the Caribbean to team up to fight crime. An international partner tells Barbados to reopen talks on Waste-to-Energy programme. Sierra Leone pleads for help …and more in the BT evening news update…

    published: 15 Aug 2017
  • Liberia's Ebola human waste dilemma

    In Liberia, new infections of the Ebola virus have dropped to one-tenth from levels seen when the virus was at its peak. The country recently reopened its border with Sierra Leone and lifted its nationwide curfews after several months of closure. But the country still has the problem of what to do with huge quantities of potentially infectious human waste. health insurance uk.

    published: 24 Feb 2015
  • Turn Your Waste into Energy by HomeBiogas!

    Turn Your Waste into Energy by HomeBiogas!

    published: 18 Jul 2016
  • Palm Oil - cheap or fair? | DW English

    From cookies and ice cream to soap and shampoo: every second product in supermarkets contains palm oil. New oil plantations grab land and destroy the environment in e.g. Sierra Leone. But there is a fair and environmentally friendly alternative way. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/howgreenami-is-a-life-without-palm-oil-possible/a-37398114

    published: 14 Jul 2017
  • MAKENI Bio Ethanol Plant Construction with Biomass cogeneration in Sierra Leone

    Bio Ethanol Plant Construction with Biomass cogeneration in Sierra Leone for Addax Bioenergy EPCM supply of a complete cane processing line for the production of ethanol with cogeneration General contractor: De Smet Engineers & Contractors www.dsengineers.com Plant capacity: 80,000 m³ per year of Fuel Grade Ethanol Customer: Addax Bioenergy - www.addaxbioenergy.com

    published: 20 Nov 2014
  • 15-Yr-Old Kelvin Doe Wows M.I.T.

    To support Kelvin and young innovators like him, please visit http://www.crowdrise.com/InnovateSalone 15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators and transmitters. Completely self-taught, Kelvin has created his own radio station where he broadcasts news and plays music under the moniker, DJ Focus. Kelvin became the youngest person in history to be invited to the "Visiting Practitioner's Program" at MIT. THNKR had exclusive access to Kelvin and his life-changing journey - experiencing the US for the first time, exploring incredible opportunities, contending with homesickness, and mapping out his future. Here is a link to the Bobby Fala track in the video on SoundCloud: ...

    published: 16 Nov 2012
  • Rubaga turning waste into energy

    Rubaga Division launshes community driven project

    published: 29 Nov 2011
  • Kadi Energy Company

    Be part of West Africa’s energy solution. Help us introduce our efficient solar-powered energy bank to the Ghanaian market.

    published: 23 Nov 2014
  • How Waste Energy in Kenya is a Good Bet

    A new company in Kenya is turning all kinds of waste into all kinds of energy, saving both money and the environment. The new system is changing minds about what is "good" fuel, while the local economy is getting a boost from the alternate energies. Afrisol Energy Limited is one of the 270 green enterprises supported by the World Bank's Climate Technology Program, an initiative powered by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Australian Aid), Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DANIDA), Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For more information visit www.infoDev.org/Climate

    published: 01 Mar 2016
  • Waste to Wealth Uganda Success Story 5

    Waste is a common problem plaguing many urban areas of sub-Saharan Africa. Rapid urbanisation of the region has lead to strains on the employment demands and infrastructure resulting in many slums facing multiple social, environmental, and economic issues. Uncollected waste litters the environment and job opportunities are seriously lacking. Waste to Wealth tackles both these issues as an innovative project that literally does turn waste into wealth. Produced by our in-country project partner, Living Earth Uganda, see how five enterprises have benefited from this project and done just that - turned waste into wealth. In this video Charles Kyamanywa of Kyabando Energy and Environmental Projects explains why he is making energy saving stoves in Kampala. For more information, visit; http://wa...

    published: 24 Jul 2014
  • Solar is Changing Lives - Meet the People it's Impacting

    Sierra Leone's solar market has exploded since the launch of the Sierra Leone Energy Revolution and the signing of the Energy Africa Compact between the Governments of Sierra Leone and the UK. In the last year, more than 130,000 certified solar products have flooded onto the market. But, who is buying solar and how has this changed their lives? Meet the people of Songo village and hear what solar means to them.

    published: 06 Jul 2017
  • Energy From Waste Site - Timelapse

    Timelapse video of the construction at Calvert of the new energy from waste site that'll open next Spring. Video courtesy of FCC Environment.

    published: 29 Sep 2015
  • BLSP Joint Venture Agreement w/ Alfa Eco Corporation to Build Global Waste-to-Energy Projects

    EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluesphere Corp. (BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), an energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today its wholly-owned subsidiary has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Alfa Eco Corporation. New York-based Alfa Eco is a leading private business group that consists of direct investment funds owning and managing assets in a range of industries, including energy in the United States and abroad. Alfa Eco has strategic partnerships in Bulgaria, Brazil, China, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Sierra Leone, Switzerland, Ukraine and other countries. Per the terms of the Joint Venture Agreement, Bluesphere and Alfa Eco will form a joint venture corporation jointly owned by the companies on a 50%/50% ...

    published: 03 Mar 2014
The Waste Transformers and Masada Waste Management clean up Freetown

The Waste Transformers and Masada Waste Management clean up Freetown

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  • Updated: 28 Nov 2016
  • views: 233
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The Waste Transformers create decentralized, nutrient and energy hubs by converting residual waste streams into energy, whilst recovering (on-site) the natural resources and water in the waste. We empower local communities to leverage their waste to power positive change. Using smart business models, we do this in a way that is financially attractive today. It is a small-scale, high impact approach that is revolutionizing the way we deal with waste. http://www.thewastetransformers.com
https://wn.com/The_Waste_Transformers_And_Masada_Waste_Management_Clean_Up_Freetown
Sierre Leone cleaned up by Masada Waste Management | The Waste Transformers

Sierre Leone cleaned up by Masada Waste Management | The Waste Transformers

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  • Updated: 22 Aug 2016
  • views: 490
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Sierra Leone, is a country that emerged from a decade of civil war which ended in 2002, but left in its wake social unrest and a destroyed social and physical infrastructure. After making strides to rebuild its fragile economy, it was devastated again by Ebola until it was finally declared Ebola free in March 2016 . Recently a food scandal broke out in the capital of Freetown, that was both heartbreaking and scandalous. Contaminated chicken was imported into Sierre Leone by a trader. The countries health services rendered the chicken unfit for human consumption and under the orders of government, the carcasses where buried on a landfill site. Thousands of people stormed the dump site and poor people dug the chicken up that had been buried in human, garbage and industrial waste. Together with our partner, Masada Waste Management, The Waste Transformers are transforming the waste of Freetown into much needed green energy, water and organic fertilizer. The fertilizer will improve the countries chances of growing their own food & feeding their own poulty, thereby educing their exposure to rogue traders. Turn waste into a force of positive change. Powered by The Waste Transformers & Masada Waste Management Sierra Leone. http://www.thewastetransformers.com http://www.masada.com
https://wn.com/Sierre_Leone_Cleaned_Up_By_Masada_Waste_Management_|_The_Waste_Transformers
Waste To Wealth in Makeni, Sierra Leone

Waste To Wealth in Makeni, Sierra Leone

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  • Updated: 29 May 2014
  • views: 1702
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Our DFID funded Waste to Wealth project in Makeni, Sierra Leone has recently come to an end, resulting in the establishment of 6 micro-enterprises all working with waste. Film-maker Mike Duff visited Makeni back in March to see what we had been up to. Living Earth Foundation have committed to continue providing support to these 'Waste to Wealth' enterprises for the next 6 months, and have already recruited a Project Officer and a Business Development Mentor to work with them to help them develop sound business and marketing plans. We hope that in this period they will be able to create a market for these new products, and contribute to Makeni City Council's waste management strategy in the process! To keep up to date with our work in Sierra Leone, check out our website and twitter feed! http://wastetowealth.livingearth.org.uk/ https://twitter.com/w2wafrica
https://wn.com/Waste_To_Wealth_In_Makeni,_Sierra_Leone
BARBADOS TODAY EVENING UPDATE - August 15, 2017

BARBADOS TODAY EVENING UPDATE - August 15, 2017

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  • Updated: 15 Aug 2017
  • views: 999
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The AG calls for the Caribbean to team up to fight crime. An international partner tells Barbados to reopen talks on Waste-to-Energy programme. Sierra Leone pleads for help …and more in the BT evening news update…
https://wn.com/Barbados_Today_Evening_Update_August_15,_2017
Liberia's Ebola human waste dilemma

Liberia's Ebola human waste dilemma

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  • Duration: 2:29
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2015
  • views: 46
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In Liberia, new infections of the Ebola virus have dropped to one-tenth from levels seen when the virus was at its peak. The country recently reopened its border with Sierra Leone and lifted its nationwide curfews after several months of closure. But the country still has the problem of what to do with huge quantities of potentially infectious human waste. health insurance uk.
https://wn.com/Liberia's_Ebola_Human_Waste_Dilemma
Turn Your Waste into Energy by HomeBiogas!

Turn Your Waste into Energy by HomeBiogas!

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  • Updated: 18 Jul 2016
  • views: 68
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Turn Your Waste into Energy by HomeBiogas!
https://wn.com/Turn_Your_Waste_Into_Energy_By_Homebiogas
Palm Oil - cheap or fair? | DW English

Palm Oil - cheap or fair? | DW English

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  • Duration: 1:20
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2017
  • views: 739
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From cookies and ice cream to soap and shampoo: every second product in supermarkets contains palm oil. New oil plantations grab land and destroy the environment in e.g. Sierra Leone. But there is a fair and environmentally friendly alternative way. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/howgreenami-is-a-life-without-palm-oil-possible/a-37398114
https://wn.com/Palm_Oil_Cheap_Or_Fair_|_Dw_English
MAKENI Bio Ethanol Plant Construction with Biomass cogeneration in Sierra Leone

MAKENI Bio Ethanol Plant Construction with Biomass cogeneration in Sierra Leone

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  • Duration: 3:54
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2014
  • views: 6045
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Bio Ethanol Plant Construction with Biomass cogeneration in Sierra Leone for Addax Bioenergy EPCM supply of a complete cane processing line for the production of ethanol with cogeneration General contractor: De Smet Engineers & Contractors www.dsengineers.com Plant capacity: 80,000 m³ per year of Fuel Grade Ethanol Customer: Addax Bioenergy - www.addaxbioenergy.com
https://wn.com/Makeni_Bio_Ethanol_Plant_Construction_With_Biomass_Cogeneration_In_Sierra_Leone
15-Yr-Old Kelvin Doe Wows M.I.T.

15-Yr-Old Kelvin Doe Wows M.I.T.

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  • Updated: 16 Nov 2012
  • views: 12179684
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To support Kelvin and young innovators like him, please visit http://www.crowdrise.com/InnovateSalone 15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators and transmitters. Completely self-taught, Kelvin has created his own radio station where he broadcasts news and plays music under the moniker, DJ Focus. Kelvin became the youngest person in history to be invited to the "Visiting Practitioner's Program" at MIT. THNKR had exclusive access to Kelvin and his life-changing journey - experiencing the US for the first time, exploring incredible opportunities, contending with homesickness, and mapping out his future. Here is a link to the Bobby Fala track in the video on SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/karen-kilberg/kpei-ragga Photos courtesy of Adam Cohn (http://www.adamcohn.com/) and Paula Aguilera PRODIGIES is a bi-weekly series showcasing the youngest and brightest as they challenge themselves to reach new heights and the stories behind them. Created and produced by @radical.media, THNKR gives you extraordinary access to the people, stories, places and thinking that will change your mind. Follow THNKR on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thnkr Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thnkrtv Check out our Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/thnkr/ SUBSCRIBE! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thnkrtv
https://wn.com/15_Yr_Old_Kelvin_Doe_Wows_M.I.T.
Rubaga turning waste into energy

Rubaga turning waste into energy

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  • Duration: 1:50
  • Updated: 29 Nov 2011
  • views: 64
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Rubaga Division launshes community driven project
https://wn.com/Rubaga_Turning_Waste_Into_Energy
Kadi Energy Company

Kadi Energy Company

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  • Duration: 2:16
  • Updated: 23 Nov 2014
  • views: 664
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Be part of West Africa’s energy solution. Help us introduce our efficient solar-powered energy bank to the Ghanaian market.
https://wn.com/Kadi_Energy_Company
How Waste Energy in Kenya is a Good Bet

How Waste Energy in Kenya is a Good Bet

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  • Duration: 1:53
  • Updated: 01 Mar 2016
  • views: 856
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A new company in Kenya is turning all kinds of waste into all kinds of energy, saving both money and the environment. The new system is changing minds about what is "good" fuel, while the local economy is getting a boost from the alternate energies. Afrisol Energy Limited is one of the 270 green enterprises supported by the World Bank's Climate Technology Program, an initiative powered by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Australian Aid), Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DANIDA), Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For more information visit www.infoDev.org/Climate
https://wn.com/How_Waste_Energy_In_Kenya_Is_A_Good_Bet
Waste to Wealth Uganda Success Story 5

Waste to Wealth Uganda Success Story 5

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  • Duration: 1:29
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2014
  • views: 379
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Waste is a common problem plaguing many urban areas of sub-Saharan Africa. Rapid urbanisation of the region has lead to strains on the employment demands and infrastructure resulting in many slums facing multiple social, environmental, and economic issues. Uncollected waste litters the environment and job opportunities are seriously lacking. Waste to Wealth tackles both these issues as an innovative project that literally does turn waste into wealth. Produced by our in-country project partner, Living Earth Uganda, see how five enterprises have benefited from this project and done just that - turned waste into wealth. In this video Charles Kyamanywa of Kyabando Energy and Environmental Projects explains why he is making energy saving stoves in Kampala. For more information, visit; http://wastetowealth.livingearth.org.uk/ https://twitter.com/w2wafrica http://livingearth.org.uk/ http://livingearthuganda.org/
https://wn.com/Waste_To_Wealth_Uganda_Success_Story_5
Solar is Changing Lives - Meet the People it's Impacting

Solar is Changing Lives - Meet the People it's Impacting

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  • Duration: 4:49
  • Updated: 06 Jul 2017
  • views: 200
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Sierra Leone's solar market has exploded since the launch of the Sierra Leone Energy Revolution and the signing of the Energy Africa Compact between the Governments of Sierra Leone and the UK. In the last year, more than 130,000 certified solar products have flooded onto the market. But, who is buying solar and how has this changed their lives? Meet the people of Songo village and hear what solar means to them.
https://wn.com/Solar_Is_Changing_Lives_Meet_The_People_It's_Impacting
Energy From Waste Site - Timelapse

Energy From Waste Site - Timelapse

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  • Updated: 29 Sep 2015
  • views: 218
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Timelapse video of the construction at Calvert of the new energy from waste site that'll open next Spring. Video courtesy of FCC Environment.
https://wn.com/Energy_From_Waste_Site_Timelapse
BLSP Joint Venture Agreement w/ Alfa Eco Corporation to Build Global Waste-to-Energy Projects

BLSP Joint Venture Agreement w/ Alfa Eco Corporation to Build Global Waste-to-Energy Projects

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  • Updated: 03 Mar 2014
  • views: 203
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EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluesphere Corp. (BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), an energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today its wholly-owned subsidiary has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Alfa Eco Corporation. New York-based Alfa Eco is a leading private business group that consists of direct investment funds owning and managing assets in a range of industries, including energy in the United States and abroad. Alfa Eco has strategic partnerships in Bulgaria, Brazil, China, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Sierra Leone, Switzerland, Ukraine and other countries. Per the terms of the Joint Venture Agreement, Bluesphere and Alfa Eco will form a joint venture corporation jointly owned by the companies on a 50%/50% basis. Through the joint venture, the companies will develop turn-key and build-own-operate ("BOO") waste-to-energy projects. Alfa Eco will provide turnkey and BOO projects with all required components in place (e.g., power purchase agreements, feedstock, etc.), while Bluesphere will arrange full financing and be the project integrator on the waste-to-energy projects. "We are very pleased to form this joint venture corporation with Alfa Eco, a company which has resources and relationships that can support the development of numerous joint waste-to-energy projects in partnership with Bluesphere," stated Bluesphere CEO Shlomi Palas. "Our ability to establish joint ventures, project financing, and long-term revenue contracts with energy industry leaders such as Alfa Eco is a testament to Bluesphere's capabilities and reputation in the waste-to-energy market." Bluesphere generates electricity from biogas derived from organic waste, which is mostly food waste, and sells this electricity to leading electric companies through long-term power purchase agreements. Waste-to-energy is one of the fastest growing segments in the renewable energy markets. According to SBI Energy, the thermal and biological segments reached $6 billion in 2012 and will reach $29 billion by 2022. For further information please contact Mark Radom at 972 52 798 0831 or info@bluespherecorporate.com. About Alfa Eco Corporation Alfa Eco was originally founded in 1989 as cooperative between Alfa Photo and ADP (Mikhail Fridman & Anatoly Potik). Since then, Mr. Potik re-developed the Alfa Eco Corporation. Alfa Eco is a leading private business group that consists of direct investment funds owning and managing assets in life science/healthcare, energy, metals & mining, construction development, agriculture, and education sectors in the United States and abroad. Alfa Eco has strategic partnerships in Bulgaria, Brazil, China, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Sierra Leone, Switzerland, Ukraine and other countries. The strategy of Alfa Eco is targeted at the acquisition of assets in industries with a significant growth and consolidation potential. The company is also dedicated to providing corporate finance, strategic advisory, and related services to public and private companies across multiple sectors and regions. About Bluesphere Corporation Bluesphere Corporation is a company in the cleantech sector as a waste-to-energy project Integrator. Bluesphere develops waste-to-energy and other renewable energy projects. The Company aspires to become a key player in the global waste-to-energy and renewable energy markets. For further information please visit the Company's website www.bluespherecorporate.com.
https://wn.com/Blsp_Joint_Venture_Agreement_W_Alfa_Eco_Corporation_To_Build_Global_Waste_To_Energy_Projects
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