Green Machines: Poopy Water + Algae = Automobile Fuel

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Green Machines: Poopy Water + Algae = Automobile Fuel Green Machines: Poopy Water + Algae = Automobile Fuel
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Green Machines: Poopy Water + Algae = Automobile Fuel

by Eli Kaufman

February 19, 2013

We have a problem with our wastewater because it contains high levels of nitrates and phosphates that are difficult to remove. Enter our friend—algae which absorbs both from the water and ultimately can be used as a sustainable biofuel. 

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