• Question: Do you think human waste can be used like camels' to create fuel?

    Asked by 782yttc52 to Anna, Hayley, Iain, Rebecca, Sascha on 25 Jun 2015.
    • Photo: Iain Bethune

      Iain Bethune answered on 25 Jun 2015:


      Definitely! In some cases composting toilet systems can be used to generate heat, or even electricity from gases released during decomposition. Poo power is going to be one of the many different fuel sources we’ll need if we are to stop relying on fossil fuels.

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