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Liverpool’s giant 90-ton fatberg has a future as biodiesel

Liverpool’s giant 90-ton fatberg has a future as biodiesel

February 21, 2019 |

In the UK, an 84-meter long, 90-metric ton fatberg has been found in the sewers of Liverpool which will be converted into biodiesel after removal and elimination of objects like wet wipes. After failing to remove it with high pressure water guns, it will now have to be removed manually using pickaxes and shovels, an […]

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Fatbergs to fuel thanks to new process

Fatbergs to fuel thanks to new process

August 5, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, University of British Columbia scientists discovered a way to turn the UK’s fatbergs, congealed fat and waste, into methane fuel that when burned releases water and low amounts of carbon dioxide compared to fossil fuels. The new process helps break down fats, oils and grease into liquids that bacteria can more […]

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