The UK Has a Bus Service That Is Powered by Poop

    That's right! With global warming on the rise and efforts to protect the environment increasing, a bus service that's powered by human poop has been introduced in the UK.

    With global warming on the rise and efforts to protect the environment increasing, an bus service has entered service in the U.K. that has a unique, environmentally-friendly trait: it's powered by human poop.

    The "Bio-Bus", which runs between Bath and Bristol, uses methane-rich gas that is generated through the anaerobic digestion of sewage and food waste. Oxygen-starved bacteria break down biodegradable material and 'fart' out the subsequent methane gas.

    On one tank, the 40-seater bus can travel up to 300km (186 miles) and guzzles the amount of waste about five people produce in a year.

    Mohammed Saddiq, the general manager at GENeco, told the BBC: "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."

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