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French city powers buses with food scraps


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The French city of Lille is to power a 100-strong bus fleet using biogas fuel made from organic household waste, thanks to a pioneering recycling plant unveiled on Wednesday.

In a project unique in Europe, the plant will supply the northern city with four million cubic metres of eco-friendly biogas per year -- enough to power 100 buses -- produced from food scraps, weeds, flowers and grass clippings.

It is to start supplying the city's existing fleet of natural gas-powered buses later this year, and is to be fully operational by end 2008, handling 108,600 tonnes of green waste per year.

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