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 […]

Elephant and panda poo powers French zoo

Elephant manure and panda poo will be used to power a French zoo, it was announced this week. The Beauval Zoo which is just south of Orleans in central France is getting its own biogas plant from spring 2014 after building begins in June later this year. The €2.3million biogas plant will heat the greenhouse […]