We figured out how to carry water with us a long time ago and now we've finally figured out fire. As small as your water bottle, the BioLite Stove is a new invention that relies on clean, reusable energy to provide just enough fire and electricity for your camping trip. This smart new gadget is not only a useful tool for facing the outdoors, but it's method of energy conversion is being used to help suffering people in developing countries who need it more than anyone. And what have you done for your planet lately, hmm?
"BioLite develops and manufactures advanced energy products that make cooking with wood as clean safe and easy as modern fuels while also providing electricity to charge cell phones and LED lights off-grid. We feel a strong sense of responsibility not just to develop products that work well but also to create businesses that make a positive contribution to the global community."
"Our stoves cook your meals with nothing but the twigs you collect on your journey, eliminating the need for heavy, expensive, polluting petroleum gas. Quick to light, fast to boil and easy to use. By converting heat from the fire into usable electricity, our stoves will recharge your phones, lights and other gadgets while you cook dinner. Unlike solar, BioLite CampStove is a true on-demand source. "
"By using renewable resources for fuel instead of petroleum, you're reducing your carbon footprint. You'll also keep fuel canisters out of the landfill. The CampStove isn't just for camping; it's great to have on hand when the power goes out in a storm or other natural disasters. You'll be able to cook and keep electronics charged while power lines are down."
"Alec and Jonathan met at the design consultancy Smart Design in New York City, where they quickly bonded over their interest in sustainable design in 2006. Alec, frustrated that all efficient camping stoves required petroleum fuel or batteries, had the idea of a wood-burning stove able to utilize its own thermal energy. Jonathan, an avid camper, quickly brought his engineering background to the table and the two began the design process. Countless nights, weekends, and prototypes later, the BioLite Camp Stove was born."
"Like a campfire, you can sit around the CampStove and watch the flames dance as you roast marshmallows and tell stories with friends. We're using the same technology inside the CampStove to bring clean, safe energy access to families across the developing world."
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