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What’s that smell?

What’s that smell?

Thursday 19th September 2013, 9:00am

Here's a little science fact for you. The average human fart has the following basic gas composition: oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and methane:

Nitrogen: 20-90%Hydrogen: 0-50%Carbon dioxide: 10-30%Oxygen: 0-10%Methane: 0-10%

This is very...

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Grand Poo Design 2.0

Grand Poo Design 2.0

Wednesday 11th September 2013, 3:00pm

As announced in our June (Winter) newsletter, we said goodbye to SDF team members Fransiska, Alexia and James who worked very hard over Semster 1 with their contributions to Poo Power! But over their break Crystal decided to seek new adventures; and Dom was...

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Poo Power! Rises

Poo Power! Rises

Wednesday 21st August 2013, 6:00am

PRESS RELEASE

Melbourne, VIC; 21 August 2013 6:00 AM

POO POWER! IS AN EDUCATION FINALIST IN THE BANKSIA AWARDS

Poo Power! and its creator Duncan Chew have been announced as a finalist of the Banksia Sustainability Awards in recognition of demonstrated leaders...

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Poo Power! Poster Competition

Poo Power! Poster Competition

Monday 22nd July 2013, 11:00am

The Poo Power! Poster Competition encourages Australian students (K-12) to take their passion for poo to a new level by creating an engaging and eye-catching poster which will be used to educate, encourage and urge people pick up their dogs' poo.

The Competiti...

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The scoop on Earth’s best friend

The scoop on Earth’s best friend

Saturday 20th July 2013, 6:00am

The following has been edited from the original article by David Wilson. The full article can be accessed on The Saturday Age (Date: Jul 20, 2013; Section: My Career; Page: 1)

In light of spiralling carbon dioxide levels swelled by our 200­ year binge on foss...

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Poo Power! named as finalist in national industry award

Poo Power! named as finalist in national industry award

Monday 15th July 2013, 6:00am

PRESS RELEASE

Melbourne, VIC; 15 July 2013 6:00 AM

POO POWER! NAMED AS FINALIST IN NATIONAL INDUSTRY AWARD

Clean Energy Council has recognised Poo Power! and its creator Duncan Chew as a finalist of the Clean Energy Awards in recognition of demonstrated outsta...

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Power Shift 2013: The Power of Poo

Power Shift 2013: The Power of Poo

Saturday 6th July 2013, 12:00pm

It's one week until Melbourne Water and Poo Power! join forces at Power Shift 2013 on Saturday, 13 July at 1:30pm (Monash Clayton, Building 11, Room W215).  We have included the workshop overview for you below.

Disposing of human waste is not a problem, but an...

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SDF mid-year progress report

SDF mid-year progress report

Tuesday 4th June 2013, 8:00am

Last night all Swinburne Design Factory student teams presented their projects to over 100 guests, including the Poo Power! SDF Unit.  The team also presented their mid-year report and provided the following summary of their outcomes:

The SDF team began with a...

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