Using Bacteria And Human Waste To Heat Homes In The UK

Using Bacteria And Human Waste To Heat Homes In The UK
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A pilot program will be rolled out in the UK this summer, using human waste to supply a limited number of homes with natural gas.

Dan Gould
  • 20 april 2010

A pilot program will be rolled out in the UK this summer, using human waste to supply a limited number of homes with natural gas.

Using a special knid of bacteria called Anaerobic digesters, human waste will be transformed into both electricity and a biogas that can be used as a natural gas substitute in home heating systems.

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