Tag: University of Calgary

University of Calgary researchers develop simpler method to produce fuel from biowaste

University of Calgary researchers develop simpler method to produce fuel from biowaste

January 31, 2018 |

In Canada, researchers from the University of Calgary have found a way to produce a higher quality, more stable fuel from biowaste, such as sewage, that is simpler and cleaner than existing methods. The researchers used methane instead of hydrogen for the purification process and they used it directly in the crude stage, but they […]

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Poop to plastic and biofuel, innovators put crap to good use

Poop to plastic and biofuel, innovators put crap to good use

December 9, 2017 |

No matter how much we recycle, reduce or reuse, we will always have one kind of waste – human waste. From when we are babies to our last days, we poop. While most say “eww,” or share an elementary school poop joke, researchers at University of Calgary are saying “cool!” Instead of flushing it away, […]

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