El Fuego del Sol Recycled Briquettes

El Fuego del Sol

Briquettes made out of recycled cardboard, paper, sawdust, and agricultural waste, distributed in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Product description Brand name and product description

El Fuego del Sol Recycled Briquettes are cooking briquettes constructed of recycled cardboard, paper, sawdust, and agricultural waste.

The briquettes are produced as part of an ecological cycle which starts by collecting the waste materials from schools and other locations around Port-au-Prince, processing of waste, and production of the recycled briquettes for further delivery to schools for cooking.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

El Fuego del Sol, partnered with the Dominican NGO Grupo Jaragua, UN World Food Program in Haiti, and various other NGOs.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

0.08 USD/briquette

Donations are accepted.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

AEST Agricultural Waste Charcoal Briquettes, Formoso Bio-Energy Pellets and the Youth and Women Initiative for Sustainable Development (YWISD).

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being.

Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.

Goal 13: Climate action.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Haitian and Dominican mothers and children who use charcoal to cook their food, and schools and institutions that cook mass quantities of food.

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