US eco-stove firm Envirofit eyes EA from Nairobi hub
Had Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai lived to see the innovations linked to saving the environment, she would probably take note of companies like Envirofit.Read More...
Envirofit International Newsletter-Spring 2013
As Spring is approaching it is a busy time at our rapidly growing social enterprise. Consumer demand and the success of our distribution partners are driving increased sales across the board. We remain focused on customer satisfaction, supporting our partners, new product development, and expanding localized production capacity. With this increased demand we are positioned to more than double our sales volume in 2013.Read More...
Envirofit International Newsletter-December 2012
This time of year, as we reflect on the past and look ahead to 2013, I see excellent positive momentum. The recent announcement in the Lancet from the 201o Global Burden of Disease Study emphasized the urgency in the clean cookstoves sector. The new assessment suggests that household air pollution kills 4 million people annually- double the previous estimate.Read More...
Envirofit partners local firm to market clean efficient cookstoves
Envirofit International has started a partnership with Ghana's Centre for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (CEESD) to promote its clean efficient cookstoves on the local market.Read More...
Partner Spotlight: Envirofit International
When 3 billion people lack access to a clean cookstove, how can you have the greatest reach while maintaining the most sustainable impact?Read More...
Envirofit's Summer 2012 Newsletter!
Click here to catch up on all of our latest happenings and product developments!Read More...
Arrival of efficient cook stoves in Cameroon
atmosfair celebrates the start of his fourth cook stove project in Africa with the arrival of the efficient cook stoves in Cameroon! Few days after Easter, the staff of Pro Climate International and the director Jean Claude Tsafack transported the Envirofit stoves of the type G3300 from the harbour to their final storage site.Read More...
Amul to help market stoves of Envirofit in Gujarat
After selling about 2.5 lakh stoves in the four southern States, Envirofit India Pvt Ltd, pioneers in reducing indoor air pollution (IAP), is now focusing on western India through a pilot project in partnership with Amul which will help market improved cook stoves (ICS) to those dependent on biomass for cooking food at home.
Envirofit International 2012 Product Overview
We are pleased to present our 2012 Product Overview. Please click the "Read More" link so you may download your copy today!Read More...
CEESD PARTNERS ENVIROFIT INTERNATIONAL TO IMPLEMENT THE FIRST EFFICIENT COOKSTOVES DISTRIBUTION IN GHANA UNDER AN EFFICIENT COOKSTOVES POA FOR AFRICA
Woodfuels continue to play a very significant role in Ghana’s energy mix. Woodfuels constitute nearly 60% of the primary energy demand making it the most sought after fuel in the country at the moment. Woodfuels constitute about 80% of the energy demand for cooking. In rural areas the demand for woodfuels can be as high as 90% in some cases. Though government efforts are jeered towards reducing the percentage of woodfuels consumption in the country,Read More...
ORNL, Partners Earn FLC Honor for Cookstove Technology
Envirofit International, the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Colorado State University have won a Federal Laboratory Consortium award for excellence in technology transfer for a clean-burning cookstove designed for the developing world.Read More...
Envirofit introduces improved charcoal cook stove to Ghanaian market
Envirofit, an American-based energy efficiency corporation, on Monday introduced Charcoal Cook stove in the Ghanaian market with the aim of reducing pollution and energy dependency while improving environmental, economic and health benefits for consumers.Read More...
Statement by Julia Roberts on World Pneumonia Day
Academy Award-winning actor Julia Roberts, who serves as Global Ambassador of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, released the following statement today in recognition of World Pneumonia Day, which falls on November 12th:
“This World Pneumonia Day I’m speaking out as a mother about the leading killer of children under the age of 5."...
Case Study: Cleaner Cooking Makes Business Sense in Ramnagar
Suresh is a self-employed tavern owner from Ramnagar, Karnataka - a small but rapidly growing town between Bangalore and Mysore made popular by the legendary Bollywood film Sholay.Read More...
Secretary Clinton Gets Fired Up Over Safer Cooking
Program and Events - July 2011
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary CLinton took time during her busy day in Chennai to underscore the importance of cleaner and healthier cooking methods for the safety and empowerment of Indian women and children.
Local groups participate in Clinton-backed global alliance July 21, 2011
Envirofit, TWP join effort to provide clean cookstoves to people in developing countries
Two Fort Collins cookstove makers are part of a U.S. State Department effort to provide clean-burning cookstoves to people in developing nations.
Both Envirofit International and Trees, Water & People, or TWP, are members of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, part of a State Department campaign to help make cooking safer for women and children in the developing world.
Envirofit India Selling a 'Smoke-less' Future
Traditional firewood cookstoves are not just appliances for cooking food. They are cultural products that have evolved over centuries to serve the needs of the local community according to local cuisine, average family sizes and availability of fuel.Read More...
Envirofit International Newsletter
There are a lot of great things happening at Envirofit and within the Clean Cookstoves business sector. We continue to rapidly grow our business in India, Africa and the rest of the world. We are now in over 40 countries. Our product line driven by the “Voice of the Customer” continues to grow. We have released the world's most efficient charcoal stove (CH2200), the world’s cleanest charcoal stove (CH4400), a built in stove (Z3000) and the soon to be released M5000 modular stove that will allow for localization of manufacturing efforts within host countries. We are planning trials of our assembly operations within Kenya mid-summer.Read More...
Indoor Air Quality Updates
Environmentalists seek to set research agenda on indoor air pollution
Nearly half the world's people use open fires and traditional biomass cooking stoves that expose them to indoor air pollution and cause an estimated 1.9 million premature deaths a year. Women and children are particularly affected.
PRESS RELEASE - Partnership Cooks Up New Solution To Poverty And Climate Change
New cross-sector partnership launched to tackle Indoor Air Pollution at scale in Nigeria by providing 2 million clean cookstoves.
Envirofit International (a global cookstoves business) and Shell Foundation (an international foundation) have joined forces with the US-based carbon finance business, C-Quest Capital, to kickstart a clean cookstoves industry in Nigeria. Clean cookstoves are the most viable solution to Indoor Air Pollution (IAP), the toxic smoke that claims one life every 16 seconds in the developing world. The partners aim to deliver two million improved cook-stoves to Nigerian households over the next seven years.
Hopes on stove November 22, 2010
THE Department of Energy hopes that the new biomass cooking stoves introduced by an environment-friendly company will reduce Fiji's imported fuel bill.
Department of Energy's Biofuel section representative Viliame Vosarogo made the comment at the launch of Envirofit clean cook stove at their shop in Nausori on Saturday.
The stoves were brought by Amit Singh, who is the chief executive officer of Green Pacific Enterprises, a Canadian company working in partnership with American organisation Envirofit International.
Indoor Air Pollution September 25, 2010
Smoke from cooking stoves kills poor people
After vaccines and bed nets, could the humble cooking stove be the next big idea to save millions of lives in poor countries? Hillary Clinton, America’s secretary of state, hopes so. She was marking the launch on September 21st of a new alliance that aims to raise $250m to supply clean stoves to 100m poor households by 2020.
Developing Nations to Get Clean-Burning Cookstoves
WASHINGTON – Nearly three billion people in the developing world cook their meals on primitive indoor stoves fueled by crop waste, wood, coal and dung. Every year, according to the United Nations, smoke from these stoves kills 1.9 million people, mostly women and children, from lung and heart diseases and low birth weight.Read More...
Clean Stoves for All
When it comes to fighting global warming, much of the world’s attention has focused on ways to eliminate coal-fired power plants, promote electric vehicles, and build wind farms. But what if there were something far simpler and more low-tech that would have the same benefit as taking more than half the cars in the United States off the road? Well, it turns out there is—which is why everyone from the U.S. Congress to the United Nations and the philanthropic wing of Shell Oil is suddenly talking about cookstoves.Read More...
The Stove that Won't Kill the World's Poor
NEARLY half the world’s population relies on crude open-fire stoves. They produce hundreds of millions of tones of climate-damaging carbon dioxide and are often lethal to their users. According to the World Health Organisation , a person dies every 20 seconds from illnesses brought on by inhaling the toxins in the soot from wood, animal dung or other detritus that serves as fuel.Read More...