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Organic Manure

Composting in SWM – A Report

Composting is the most widely employed MSWM technique in India, with above 70 composting plants. Most of these composting facilities handle between 100-1000 TPD of MSW. It is estimated that up to 6% of MSW collected is composted which makes it the only major waste handling technology employed in India. Excerpt from the report on Sustainable Solid Waste Management in India by Ranjith Annepu for the Earth Engineering Center and Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council at Columbia University

Converting garbage into organic manure

Suresh Kumar Sundarani, the Municipal Commissioner of Durg in Chhattisgarh, has not only succeeded in disposing off garbage of the city but also found novel ways of generating revenue for the municipal body by converting the garbage into organic manure.

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