FERITLE MANURE IN A SIMPLE WAY HOME COMPOSTING – STEP BY STEP
AKeep two bins/buckets in your kitchen, one for wet garbage and other for dry garbage.
AAll dry items (papers, metals, glass pieces, plastic etc) put it in the bin meant for dry garbage.
AAll kitchen waste (left out food, vegetable/fruit peels, used tea powder, fish/meat bones etc) put it in the bin meant for wet garbage.
A Daily shift the contents of wet garbage to a bigger vessel kept on the terrace, balcony, garden, courtyard etc. This vessel must have a few outlets at the bottom (or a tap) for the watery substance to flow out.
A Day by day the waste keeps decomposing reducing its volume
A When the garbage of the previous vessel turns blackish, it may be used for your garden.
A Liquids also may be sprayed for faster decomposition and prevention of foul smell
[in a village set up the wet waste is simply buried in the soil. A good example of nature’s wealth going back to nature]
Mentioned above is the simple method which can be followed by individual households. To handle the wet waste in a bigger scale, say housing society level, there are experts who can give professional training on composting.
HERE ARE SOME OF COMPANIES, NGOs & INDIVIDUALS FROM VARIOUS INDIAN CITIES WHO MAY BE CONTACTED FOR TRAINING/GUIDANCE ON WASTE MANAGEMENT (list not exhaustive)
Sandeep Deshpande, MNS corporator, Dadar (Ward No 185)
While the BMC has unsuccessfully tried to get housing societies to segregate garbage into wet and dry, Deshpande, a first-time MNS corporator has successfully roped in housing societies in his ward to segregate garbage. Eighty-seven societies have become
part of Deshpande's garbage segregation project.
Deshpande has also got a small plot sanctioned from the BMC where a pit has been dug. All wet waste from the societies is dumped here and is later converted into compost manure. "It took me some time to convince people about the project. I went door-to-door and spoke to the residents, telling them about the advantages of garbage segregation. The project is set and soon we will get compost manure, which we plan to use in local gardens.