19 Sep

Lebanese artificial coal made of olive residues

rashid zoueihedIn Hasbaya, an Olive Press owner, Rashid Zoueihed developed a new way to use the Olive skin and kernels after pressing the oil out.

Pressing these rests into a small machine to make Cylinders 25 cm long and 15 cm radius, weighing each 1200 g, passing into this machine makes these natural olive elements glued together, only by the pressure applied, adding no artificial ingredients. Letting it dry in the sun for 2 days, after comes the packaging and distribution to all the villages to use as coal in the winter. A Ton costs 170.000 LBP (us$112).

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