Eco-friendly disposal

 
Published: Tuesday 31 December 1996

A new waste disposal technology has been developed by Mumbai-based Excel Industries Ltd, an agricultural and industrial chemicals company. The company'scost-effective strategy involves waste treatment at points of generation, controlled aerobic composting and mechanical screening of digested compost. (Celrich substrate DF-BF-O1', the biological innoculum the company sprayed on solid waste at the collection point, is a non-toxic ecofriendly mixture of biological enzymes and herbal extracts. Moreover, the end product - organic manure - was very much acceptable to farmers too.

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