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Compendium on solid waste management by vermicomposting
by Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service in Cincinnati, Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Statement||by Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc|
|Series||Research reporting series -- EPA-600/8-80-033|
|Contributions||Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory. Solid and Hazardous Waste Research Division, Camp, Dresser & McKee|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 61 p. :|
|Number of Pages||61|
Reuse is another waste management strategy for waste that cannot be recycled and helps reduce the amount for disposal (Shekdar, ). Examples of reuse of organic solid waste are composting and vermicomposting processes. Composting is a biological decomposition of organic waste under either aerobic or anaerobic by: Vermicomposting is a type of composting in which certain species of earthworms are used to enhance the process of organic waste conversion and produce a better end-product. Vermicomposting is a mesophilic process utilizing microorganisms and earthworms.
Municipal solid waste management through vermicomposting employing exotic species of earthworm Eudrilus eugeniae. Chaudhari RD(1), Datar MT, Babookani MR. Author information: (1)Zoology Research Centre, Shri Shiv Chhatrapati College, Bodkenagar, Junnar , Dist. Pune, Maharashtra, : Chaudhari Rd, Datar Mt, Babookani Mr. Thorneloe, S., K. Weitz, and J. Jambeck, Moving from solid waste disposal to materials management in the United States. Proceedings of the Sardinia ‘05, International Solid and Hazardous Waste Symposium, published by CISA, University of Cagliari, Sardinia.
Training Material on Composting and Vermicomposting 4 6 Vermicomposting Earthworm Biology of earthworm Life cycle and population Classification of earthworm Species suitable for processing organic wastes Microbial biomass responsible during the vermicomposting File Size: 1MB. Vermicomposting of municipal solid waste using indigenous earthworm Lampito mauritii (Kinberg) S. Ananthakrishnasamy *, G. Gunasekaran Department of Zoology, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar – , Tamilnadu, India Key words: Municipal solid waste, bedding material, Lampito mauritii, Vermicomposting, macro nutrients.
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EPA/ August COMPENDIUM ON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BY VERMICOMPOSTING by Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts Contract No. Project Officer Laura A. Ringenbach Solid and Hazardous Waste Research Division Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory Cincinnati, Ohio MUNICIPAL ENVIRONMENTAL.
Compendium on solid waste management by vermicomposting. Cincinnati: Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency ; Springfield, Va.: Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service, Solid waste management by vermicomposting Sonu kumari Abstract—The extent of this study provides the knowledge of vermicomposting.
Vermicomposting is a good technique for recycling food waste. The vermicomposting was done for 45 days in which E. fetidia earthworms were used. There were four substrate prepared of different composition.
Vermicomposting has recently been recognized as one of the most appropriate methods to stabilize organic waste. In terms of a system for waste management, vermicomposting is sustainable, economically viable, and without detrimental effects to human health or to the environment.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the process of vermicomposting using an indigenous species of earthworms Cited by: 5. landscaping practices to reduce waste. Some general criteria to use in selecting yard debris management options include: Reducing or reusing as many materials as possible at home (or on site at public facili-ties).
On-site reuse or composting is the most efficient landscape waste management Size: 1MB. The food waste was collected for a week and precomposted for 18 days prior to vermicomposting for thermal stabilization and initiation of microbial degradation. In precomposting stage, the pile of waste was aerated with the continuous aeration by the fan connected to a polyethylene pipe with pore diameter of cm on the body for airflow Cited by: Vermicomposting (or worm bin composting) has become a popular way to recycle most kinds of food matter right in the kitchen or garage.
The process is odor-free, quick, and provides a high-grade compost that is great for soil. The growth and mortality of earthworms in municipal solid waste with different temperatures (15, 20, 25 degrees C) was studied for 70 days, with different pH values (,) for Author: Roohollah Rostami.
Vermicomposting Technology for Solid Waste Management 1. 1 Vermicomposting technology for solid waste management V.K. Garg*, Renuka Gupta and Anoop Yadav Deptt.
of Environmental Science and Engineering Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology HisarHaryana, India E mail: [email protected] Introduction Aristotle called worms the. Vermicomposting in Waste Management: Best Management Practices Definitions • Waste Management Waste is anything rejected as useless or worthless; refuse, garbage, trash.
In solid waste management, an integrated approach uses alternatives such as recycling, composting, energy recovery (through incineration), and landfilling.
A significant. SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BY VERMICOMPOSTING PROCESS POOJA NIDONI a1 AND POOJA MATH b abDepartment of Civil Engineering, Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot, India ABSTRACT Organic wastages that is paper waste, garden waste, industrial waste contribute negative impact on the environment.
Vermicomposting is a biological process in which earthworms are employed to cooperate with microorganisms in order to convert organic wastes into a valuable product. It is considered as a relatively low cost and environmentally-friendly method of waste by: 1. ISSN Solid waste management by vermicomposting.
Sonu kumari. Abstract —The extent of this study provides the knowledge of vermicomposting. Vermicomposting is a good technique for recycling food waste.
The vermicomposting was done for. that vermicomposting is one of the most efficient ways to recycle and minimize society’s overall impact on the earth and improve our soil.
Our goal is to inform and educate others regarding the benefits of vermicomposting and integrate this form of recycling and waste minimization into household composting and gardening Size: 6MB. Besides dumping or sanitary land filling, the final disposal of solid waste can be carried out by other methods like incineration and composting.
In order to meet the solid waste load, the solid waste from various sources is recycled reuse. One such onsite method of solid waste management is vermicomposting. Vermicomposting. Vermicomposting or Vermiculture is a composting method where worms convert food scraps into two of the best amendments on earth: worm castings, a fancy name for worm poop, and worm tea, a liquid fertilizer derived from either castings and/or the leachate collected from a worm bin.
Vermicomposting is a great way to compost for people who don’t have yard waste, live in apartments, condominiums. T Vermicomposting and Vermifiltration (Emerging Technology) X.8 Solid Waste Management X.9 Cholera Prevention and Epidemic Management compendium) with additional information and tools (case studies, pictures, video tutorials, a comprehensive library and a forum).
Vermicomposting technique for agricultural solid waste treatment uses earthworm species which need soil as habitat. However little work has been done for its application in community solid waste.
Organic waste and especially fast degradable food waste is a considerable fraction of municipal agricultural and some industrial wastes.
In many countries food waste is a big part of daily produced municipal wastes for an example the result of a study showed that Iran has a potential for production of 4 million tons compost from municipal solid wastes, annually (Faraji, ).
WASTE MANAGEMENT-Vermicompost - authorSTREAM Presentation. Methods of preparation: Methods of preparation The bio waste and cow dung ratio should be on dry weight basis(as prescribed by ICRISAT) Release about kg earthworms per ton of biomass or nos.
earthworm per sq. area. Place a net over the tank to protect worms from birds. combustible and non-combustible waste. Disposal of solid waste should be properly managed. They cause insanitation conditions, and hazard to human being.
Day to day management of municipal solid waste is a complex and a costly task. FRUIT WASTE Usage of fruits produces two types of waste - a solid waste of peel / skin, seeds, stones etc File Size: KB.In this study, a low-maintenance vermicomposting system was evaluated as manure and food waste management system for small-holder farmers.
A vermicomposting system using the earthworm species Eudrilus eugeniae and treating cow manure and food waste was set up in Kampala, Uganda, and monitored for by: Introduction Solid waste issues are an important part of many science and environmental education classes.
To help teachers and students identify resources for teaching and learning about solid waste, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Solid Waste compiled this guide of nearly 50 solid waste-related educational materials.