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The British Poo Bus – Turning Excrement into Fuel

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Humans produce around 360 pounds of poo over the course of a year – and the United Kingdom’s “Bio Bus” is taking this poo on the road. This 40-seater, single-decker bus now runs the 20-mile stretch between Bath and Bristol Airport in southwest England. Dubbed the “Poo Bus” or “The Number Two” by many in [...]

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Photo Friday: Using waste instead of chopping firewood

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The Meru GK Prison is a government institution in Kenya’s eastern province in Meru County.  Spanning a 15 hectare area, this prison houses more than 1200 inmates and employs approximately 300 staff. This anaerobic digestor produces methane from the facility’s waste streams, which is then used as a source of energy in the prison’s kitchens. Previously, [...]

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