That’s right, we can now power your car with your own poop. How weird is that?
“Human waste can create much more than a foul odor. Researchers at Mississippi State University have created a patented process which turns our by-products into an alternative diesel energy source. Publicly owned wastewater treatment plants generate over 8 million tons of sewage sludge annually, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A typical family of four generates up to 400 gallons of wastewater per day and pays $435 per year, according to the National Association of Clean Water Agencies.”