Best Ideas 2020 features all the nominated entries submitted under ‘Submit your Idea’ category. All the entries consist of innovative solutions or propositions for an enterprise that champions the Sustainable Development Goals. They can be on the conceptual, planning, or start-up stage.
Explain your idea in details:
The main objective of the idea 'EcoFuel-K' is to produce bio-fuel from municipal organic solid waste. This involves collection of Municipal solid wastes from various areas in the city/towns and then transporting it to process plant or bio-conversion of the waste to bio-fuel. The main technique employed is fermentation.The fuel obtained can be used as motor vehicle fuel, machine fuel and other types of device that employ mechanical engines.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
The business will have a positive impact on creating clean cities. One of the major problems facing many cities in Africa right now is waste in cities. This disrupt the beautiful appearance of many cities, cause diseases and brings a burden of cost due to waste management process. Implementation of EcoFuel-K project will help to alleviate those challenges as well as bringing profit. This will generally help the effort to bring about sustainable development in Africa.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
The fuel will be sold to vehicles through filling stations at various points in cities. More reserach will be conducted to improve the production of the fuel. Financxing sources are mainly personal savings, financial institutions loans and government funds to youth entrepreneurs.
My Name is David W. Kazuguri, I am 23 years old.I am from Tanzania, East Africa. I have expertise in Chemical Laboratory Technology and Applied Microbiology. The problem of waste in my city has highly motivated me to find a solution to the problem,I belive the idea EcoFuel-K has the potential to solve this problem effectively. My hardworking, collaborating working, effective communication and persistent traits are very important in accomplishing the project.