Ghanaian Student Turns Plastic Wastes into Fuels to Power Cars and for Household Use

Ghanaian Student Turns Plastic Wastes into Fuels to Power Cars and for Household Use

  • Mustapha Ibrahim is an Accounting student at the Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development, AAMUSTED
  • The Ghanaian learner has assembled a reactor that he uses to turn the plastic wastes into different fuels
  • In a video online, Ibrahim demonstrates the processes he undergoes to produce diesel, gas, and petrol

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A Ghanaian student, Mustapha Ibrahim, has converted plastic waste into diesel, gas, and petrol using a reactor he designed himself.

Through his ingenuity, the talented young man is helping address sanitation challenges in the country.

Ibrahim converts abandoned plastic wastes into fuels for home use and to power machines.

Mustapha Ibrahim
Ghanaian Student Turns Plastic Waste into Fuels to Power Cars and for Household Use. Photo credit: Mustapha Ibrahim/medium.com
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Leveraging social media

Ghnewslive reports that Mustapha Ibrahim is an Accounting student at the Akenten Appiah Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development, AAMUSTED, at Mampong Campus in the Ashanti Region.

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Like many other young people, he has taken advantage of social media to highlight his work.

In a YouTube video on Mustapha TV, seen by YEN.com.gh, he demonstrates how he turns plastic wastes into different fuels.

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Mustapha Ibrahim is not alone. YEN.com.gh previously reported that Ghanaian engineer, Francis Kantavooro is converting plastic waste into either diesel, gasoline, kerosene, or gas for domestic use with a reactor he assembled.

The entrepreneur is helping to address sanitation challenges in the West African nation by converting discarded plastic waste into cost-effective fuels for home use and power either cars or motorcycles.

In an interview with SciDev.Net, Francis Kantavooro disclosed that he started the initiative back in the university.

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Ghanaian men who turn plastic wastes

Also, YEN.com.gh previously reported about some young Ghanaian men who turn plastic wastes into fuel like grease, diesel, and petrol for household use.

At the time, the project received support from GEFSGP Ghana and UNDP Ghana to help them with the pilot stage of the laudable initiative.

Despite having access to extremely limited resources, these determined young Ghanaians from Banda Nkwanta in the Brong-Ahafo region, have discovered means of converting plastic waste into fuel, which hopefully could be used to power cars and household appliances.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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