Alumni market sustainable stove

The Dartmouth

July 1, 2011

By Jay Webster

Paper, sticks and dried manure are among the “organic, burnable materials” that can serve as fuel for an ecologically-conscious and affordable stove developed by BioLite, a company run partly by Thayer School of Engineering alumni that specializes in energy-efficient products, according to Clay Burns ’87, BioLite’s vice president of product development.

BioLite was founded by Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Cedar ’03, Chief Technical Officer Alexander Drummond and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th ’05. The company offers two products: a camping stove, designed for commercial use, and a home heating unit for use in developing countries, according to Cedar.

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