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Biolite’s Brilliant Camp Stove Converts Waste Heat Into Electricity for USB Gadgets
Posted By Helen Morgan On February 15, 2012 @ 4:48 pm In green gadgets,Green Products,green technology | 6 Comments
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.
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.
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