Bus service powered by human waste

A new bus service, which will provide a shuttle service between two British airports, is to be powered by human and food waste.
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The 40-seater Bio-Bus will run on gas from human and food waste – which reportedly produces fewer emissions than diesel – and travel between two British airports.

Manager of GENeco – who are producing the gas – Mohammed Saddiq, told the Bristol Post newspaper: “Gas-powered vehicles have an important role to play in improving air quality in UK cities, but the Bio-Bus goes further than that and is actually powered by people living in the local area, including quite possibly those on the bus itself.”

Engineers believe Bio-Bus – which is powered by gas generated through the treatment of sewage and food waste that is unfit for human consumption – could provide a sustainable way of fuelling public transport while improving urban air quality.

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