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Horse Manure Turned Into Beer
 By Winniefield Park   •   13th Jul 2019   •   214 views   •   0 comments


You can’t go too far without hearing about the damage that excessive amounts of CO2 is doing to our planet. At a meeting in Germany, scientists are looking for ways to monetize carbon dioxide emissions. And horse manure has been part of the discussion. Dried manure has been used as a fuel for centuries. And methane gas made from manure can be turned into fuel to heat houses and run vehicles. But, there’s more that can be done with horse manure than just that. Horse manure can be used to produce CO2 that can be used to carbonate drinks like beer or soft drinks.

In a process that uses bacteria to break down the manure, methane gas and carbon dioxide are produced. The carbon dioxide is liquified and from there, used to make drinks fizzy with no hint of horse. It’s not a solution for global warming, but it’s just one way innovate thinking can make a small difference.
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