Sanivation's Santa's Stinkiest Stocking - Sending Coal for a Cause for the Holidays

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Sanivation's Santa's Stinkiest Stocking - Sending Coal for a Cause for the Holidays

Dear SuSanA Community,

We're Sanivation , a social enterprise transforming feces into fuel in Kenya. This holiday season, we’re launching a campaign called Santa’s Stinkiest Stocking to sell our poop briquettes, urging people to give coal for a cause. We’re taking the “coal in your stocking” tradition to the next level.

If you know someone who deserves to be on Santa's naughty list (your mischievous mates, ornery offspring, and fiesty family), this is the perfect gift for them! We will send a stocking with our safe coal-made-from-poop with a personalized note explaining why they are getting this gift to their doorstep.

We believe this campaign has the potential to educate thousands of people on the importance of sanitation in developing countries and to help us raise funds to do something about it. We will install 500 toilets in the coming year and this campaign will help get us there.

Support us by sending coal for a cause here !

Feel free to contact me with any questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kind Regards,
Tyler Karahalios

PS. Unfortunately, we can only send Santa's Stinkiest Stocking within the United States.
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Re: Sanivation's Santa's Stinkiest Stocking - Sending Coal for a Cause for the Holidays

Hello Tyler,

this is the latest posting of Sanivation which I could trace on the forum - maybe there is a newer one which slipped my search.

Can you please put me in contact with someone who can answer technical questions regarding your solar processing of FS?

My first question is: your process is not pyrolysis producing bio-char? I guess the temperatures are not high enough, or?

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Hajo

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Hi Hajo,

Thanks for reaching out! Feel free to e-mail me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and I can put you in touch with the right person.

Cheers,
Tyler
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Re: Sanivation's Santa's Stinkiest Stocking - Sending Coal for a Cause for the Holidays

Hi Tyler,

thanks for responding... but could you possibly make the 'right person' posting on the forum... I feel if you use the forum to advertise the sales of the 'stinkiest stockings' you may as well answer on the forum questions how you produce the coal in the stockings... or?

1 your process is not pyrolysis producing bio-char? I guess the temperatures are not high enough, or?
2 what is the throughput of the installation? Probably depends on the size and the achievable temperatures?
3 can you imagine the technology being used on a commercial basis, i.e. where 50-100m3 of FS have to be processed daily?
4 what do you do when the sun does not shine for days? any stand-by heating system?
5 what is the current status of your developments? where can the working system be viewed?

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Hajo

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Albert Einstein
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of a genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
E.F. Schumacher
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. :-)
Albert Einstein
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