Coffee-powered buses are coming… seriously
Nothing gets the body going for a hard day's work like a nice tall cup of coffee. Many of us just can't get through the day without it, and the billions of casual caffeine addicts out there help to create an incredible amount of used coffee grounds that typically just end up in the landfill. That could change, as a new startup has partnered with Shell to test the feasibility of using discarded coffee grounds as a base for biofuels.
The startup, called Bio-Bean, has developed a biodiesel called B20 that is not only sustainable but also reduces CO2 emissions by as much as 15% over standard diesel fuel. Now, Bio-Bean and Shell want to see how well the innovative fossil fuel alternative will work with city buses in London.
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