American showers send 1.7 trillion gallons of water down the drain every year

The Alliance for Water Efficiency says that’s enough to fill 2.6 million Olympic swimming pools

Green community projects seek £603k investment

Two community energy projects in the UK are seeking investment. Bath & West Community Energy (BWCE) is raising funds worth £603,000 for a hydropower and solar project. They are expected to generate around 330MWh of electricity per year in total – equivalent to powering 80 households annually. People can invest between £500 and £100,000 and become shareholders, with a target […]

It’s Poo Power! UK bus runs on human waste

The first bus in the UK powered entirely by human and food waste has been unveiled. The 40-seat “Bio Bus” runs on biomethane gas generated through the treatment of sewage and good waste. It can travel up to 300 kilometres on a full tank of gas, which takes the yearly waste of around five people […]