Decomposition (breaking down) of organic matter converting it into nutrient rich compost (manure) which is dark and smells like earth.
It’s natural process, reducing the volume of waste by about 70% to 80%.
Method of Composting:
- Aerobic (with oxygen)
- Anaerobic (in sealed containers)
- Vermi Composting
- Few methods are combination of Aerobic and Anaerobic
- Electrical Composting (Electrical composting)
Solutions available in Market:
Different vendors are offering various kind of equipment’s based on above methods.
Factors determining the solution are:
Quantity of waste
Advantages of compost manure:
Very good for roots of plants
Increase nutrients in soil
Plants water requirement gets reduced
Chemical fertilisers can be avoided
Vitamin and minerals content of end product (fruits and vegetables) increases
Reduction in Global Warming.