Future Energy: Will buses be run on coffee?

“New sources of renewable or recyclable energy never stop surprising me. I have finally found a good reason to continue drinking coffee!”

By Jane Wakefield
Technology reporter – 15 June 2017

Green entrepreneur Arthur Kay wants the red buses that have become a landmark of London to run on fuel generated by coffee waste.

He runs Biobean, a start-up which is gathering waste from coffee chains such as Costa and converting it into liquid fuel.

The firm is due to unveil a coffee-run bus in the capital in a few weeks.

In London, the need to get cleaner air is vital – the dense road network coupled with high buildings make it one of the most polluted places in the UK.

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