London’s buses from November 20 began to use diesel fuel containing supplements derived from coffee grounds. Reported by the BBC.
“Coffee” biofuels consists of traditional diesel fuel (80%) with the oil produced from coffee grounds (20%).
The public transport system of London is increasingly using to fuel buses of different biofuels, helping to reduce transport-related emissions. Biological diesel fuel is produced using waste products such as cooking oil and meat fat. Coffee grounds used for these purposes for the first time.
They annually produce 200 thousand tons of coffee waste, while every tonne of coffee waste allows to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 6.8 T.
In order to provide fuel to one London bus, residents and guests of the capital necessary to drink 2.55 million cups a year.
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