Conversion of cotton waste into biodiesel and animal feed
Energy shortage in Kenya.
Conversion of cotton waste into biodiesel to power vehicles, the factory and farm machinery.
It is a chemical process through which the waste oil is converted into biodiesel and the solid in animal feed. The industry operates on a commercial level with a production capacity of 10.000 Litres per month of biodiesel and 70 tons of animal feed with a market of 1.200 farmers and 3 institutions including the United Nations in Nairobi. It produces high quality fuel and animal feed, through a simple process, in areas with adequate feedstock. It can be developed further for glycerine extraction and detergent production.
Market deployment considerations
It produces high quality fuel and animal feed, through a simple process, in areas with adequate feedstock.
No, it is already working and is having a positive impact on the community. With more feedstock it can be scaled rapidly.
Type of process
animal feed biodiesel
Technology Readiness Level
Zayn Agro Industries Limited