Muscat: A group of students have managed to produce quantities of charcoal made from coffee residue.
Oman News Agency (ONA) said: “The Gathwa Student Company at the University of Technology and Applied Sciences in Muscat has succeeded in producing experimental quantities of charcoal made from coffee residues as part of its project to participate in the Injaz Oman 2021 competition."
Ahmed Al Barwani, a member of the production and development of the Gathwa Company, said: “The idea of the product is based on recycling coffee residues for making charcoal. Where the work team began research and access to a number of research and studies on the use of coffee residues, in order to reach a product that contributes to reducing environmental disturbances such as cutting trees and achieving a number of other health benefits."
The project has qualified for the second stage within 40 products of different student companies, and the company's research and production team is experimenting to reach a high-quality product that can achieve an added market value.