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Rwanda's jails are reducing their energy bills this year by turning inmate's waste into energy. That's right, poo power is back and now 75% of the prisons energy is fueled by a mixture of human and animal sewage in an effort to make the country's 14 prisons
 
Rwanda's jails are reducing their energy bills this year by turning inmate's waste into energy. That's right, poo power is back and now 75% of the prisons energy is fueled by a mixture of human and animal sewage in an effort to make the country's 14 prisons more sustainable. Biogas burners have been installed and are run by the facilities' constant source of waste matter.

Rwanda’s jails are reducing their energy bills this year by turning inmates’ waste into energy. That’s right, poo power is back, and now 75 percent of the prisons’ energy is fueled by a mixture of human and animal sewage in an effort to make the country’s 14 prisons more sustainable. Biogas burners have been installed, and they are run by the facilities’ constant source of waste matter.

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