the Climate Foundation focuses on carbon sustainability in soils and oceans, including biochar sanitation infrastructure.
Conversion of human waste into biochar using pyrolysis at a community-scale facility in Kenya
To design, build, and test a self-contained system that can pyrolyze (decompose organic material at high temperatures without oxygen) human solid waste into a type of biological charcoal (biochar) that captures and stores carbon.
Duration: 2011 - 2015
This was an RTTC grant.