Helen Morgan

Biolite's Brilliant Camp Stove Converts Waste Heat Into Electricity for USB Gadgets

by , 02/15/12

biolite camping stove, green camp stove, sustainable camp stove, green camping design, environmental product design

If thoughts of a gorgeous summer evening spent around a campfire are keeping you warm this winter, you’ll be glad to hear that Biolite is working to make camping a little bit greener. The company just launched an ingenious multi-tasking camp stove that converts waste heat into electricity – so you can recharge your phone while you roast your marshmallows over the fire.

biolite camping stove, green camp stove, sustainable camp stove, green camping design, environmental product design

Although Biolite‘s camp stove requires campers to collect wood to burn, it’s a sound alternative to stoves powered by canisters of petroleum gas. The device also offers a safer alternative to open fires, which cause Biolite says cause 2 million premature deaths annually worldwide. The electricity generated by the stove can be used to power an LED light, charge an iPhone, or power a USB radio.

+ Biolite

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6 Comments

  1. ghanshyam jangir March 22, 2013 at 6:20 am

    your prodect is bolit camp stove i lick cost of india rajsthan.at kota

  2. Dominic February 7, 2013 at 11:35 pm

    So good to see the real practical changers – in commercial running, that’s real effect. lots of small makes very big…?

  3. Green Spirit July 9, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    can this be redesigned into a larger unit to collect waste heat and convert into electricity for small homes.

  4. John paul April 2, 2012 at 4:09 am

    Thank you for your article. It had a lot of great information and was well written.i was amazed by reading brilliant Camp Stove Converts Waste Heat Into Electricity for USB Gadget, great information thanks a lot for information

  5. Nuccia February 16, 2012 at 10:19 am

    How can i buy one of them?

  6. Green Joy February 15, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    If they can produce this cheap enough, they can be provided to small communities in secluded areas that aren’t connected to the electricity grid. Great item!

    Juan Miguel Ruiz
    http://www.GreenJoyment.com

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