Sunday, 23 November 2014

Poo Bus

A Bio-Bus which runs entirely on gas generated by human and food waste has carried its first passengers.

The 40-seater has a range of up to 186 miles on one tank of gas, the equivalent of around five people's waste over a year.

It is being used to provide a shuttle service between Bristol Airport and Bath city centre.
Engineers believe Bio-Bus could provide a sustainable way of fueling public transport while improving urban air quality.

The gas, biomethane, produces fewer emissions than traditional diesel engines and is both renewable and sustainable.

This week, the company also became the first in the UK to inject gas generated from human and food waste into the national gas grid network.

The annual waste generated from one bus load of passengers would provide enough power for a return journey from Land's End to John O'Groats.

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