UK’s First Poo-Powered Bus is on the Road

November 21, 2014 by  
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The Bio-Bus , the U.K.’s first poo-powered bus, just hit the road and is going into active service for a four-week trial period starting Monday 24 November, 2014. The 40-seater bus runs on gas generated through the treatment of sewage and food waste that’s unfit for human consumption, and produces fewer emissions than a traditional diesel engine. The bus is being run by the Bath Bus Company, covering the Bath to Bristol Airport service along the A4 motorway. Read the rest of UK’s First Poo-Powered Bus is on the Road Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bath , Bath Bus Company , Bio-Bus , biogas , biomethane , bristol , emissions reductions , food waste , green transport , Poo Power! , poo-powered bus , sewage , UK , UK’s first poo-powered bus

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107 Million Spiders Found in 4-Acre Nest at Baltimore Wastewater Plant

November 4, 2014 by  
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If you’re afraid of spiders, avert your eyes – a nightmare straight out of Arachnophobia was just discovered in Baltimore’s Wastewater Treatment Plant . Researchers found spiderwebs covering 95% of the building’s interior – which spans a whopping four acres – and the plant is estimated to be the home of 107 million spiders! Read the rest of 107 Million Spiders Found in 4-Acre Nest at Baltimore Wastewater Plant Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arachnophobia , Baltimore Wastewater Treatment PLant , eco design , green design , spider infestation , spider silk , sustainable design

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SkyLab Architecture’s Wastewater Facility for Portland, Oregon Aims for LEED Gold

July 26, 2012 by  
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Radioactive Waste Is Piling Up in Japanese Sewage Treatment Plants, Some Sold as Fertilizer

September 5, 2011 by  
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Image via screengrab. The disaster at Fukushima may have faded from the news cycle, but the radioactive waste it left behind isn’t going anywhere. At the Saitama sewage treatment plant, 169 miles from Fukushima, workers are dealing with tons of radioactive sewage, Al Jazeera reported. Without any training with radioactive materials and unable to sell the sewage, they have put it under waterproof tarps, in a line of bundles that… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Could Composting Toilets Save Cities Millions in Waste Water Treatment?

August 22, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Biolet From the humanure approach of pooping in a bucket to the rough-and-ready “tree bog” composting toilet , I’ve posted plenty of low tech DIY options for dealing with human waste. But my fellow TreeHugger writers, to their credit, have often had more ambitious, mainstream plans for saner sanitation. From

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Canada’s Ethical Oil Tar Sands Campaign Really Says ‘Stay Addicted To Oil’

July 29, 2011 by  
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image: EthicalOil.org I’ll be blunt: The pathetic attempt by the Canadian government to rebrand the highly polluting, highly environmental destructive, highly energy and carbon intensive tar sands industry as ‘ ethical oil ‘ rears its ugly head again via CBC News . Comparing the environmental nightmare of tar sands production to the human rights horror of the treatment of women in Saudi Arabia… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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N-Viro’s Waste Diversion Technologies: Effective and Profitable

February 23, 2011 by  
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N-Viro Soil, Image Credit: N-Viro International N-Viro International Corporation (N-Viro ) is an environmental and materials operating company that develops and licenses its technology to municipalities and private companies to convert biosolids into re-usable, marketable products. Their patented processes use lime and/or mineral-rich, combustion byproducts to treat, pasteurize and convert wastewater sludge from municipal sewage treatment facilities

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Could ‘Poo-Gloos’ Replace Wastewater Treatment Plants?

January 10, 2011 by  
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"Poo-Gloos," igloo-shaped domes that clean up wastewater, are able to strip pollution from sewage water as well as large, expensive treatment facilities.

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