Gallery: PARK SPARK: Public Park Converts Dog Poo to Energy


A new project in Cambridge, MA dubbed the “Park Spark” has dogs powering the street lights in their own dog parks. Designed by Matthew Mazzotta, a visual artist with a degree from MIT, the project uses dog poop from the park to produce methane, which is then burned to light the park at night. The project was funded through the Massachusetts Institute for Technology and a partnership with the City of Cambridge, and it will hopefully spark a dog poo-fueled revolution of biogas-powered parks across the country.

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  1. RoeBoeDog October 7, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    Um I’m sure some cities sort their trash, most just route trash to an open landfill and dump it in.

  2. dlbingo October 6, 2010 at 10:49 pm

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