Waste coffee grounds set to fuel London with biodiesel and biomass pellets

Bio-bean, a new London based company, is taking waste coffee grounds and turning them into biofuels According to the Guardian
Using waste coffee grounds to make biomass pellets and biodiesel. Second-generation biofuels made from residual waste have come of age.

While first-generation biofuels have faced criticism for competing with food crops, second-generation biofuels made from residual waste have come of age. McDonald’s now powers some of its vehicles with its waste cooking oil. However, while cooking oil has to go through costly filtering processes, coffee is a pure waste stream, and a growing one thanks to our insatiable caffeine habit.

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