Municipal Solid Waste Treatment for the Amravati City by Vermicomposting
Tanvi Choudhari1, Vijay Kosamkar2
1Tanvi Choudhari*, M.tech II nd Year, Department of Civil Engineering, G.H. Raisoni University , Amravati, India.
2Prof. Vijay Kosamkar, Assistant professor, Department of Civil Engineering, G.H. Raisoni University , Amravati, India.
Manuscript received on April 20, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on April 30, 2020. | Manuscript published on May 10, 2020. | PP: 352-355 | Volume-9 Issue-7, May 2020. | Retrieval Number: G5208059720/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.G5208.059720
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Abstract: The extent of this study includes management of solid waste adopted in the Amravati city by vermicomposting. As generation of organic waste has become an environmental problem of public concern citywide. Management of the solid waste is totally depends upon the population , their religious rituals, living standards, degree of commercialization, industrialization and various processes done in the city generates the solid waste. In Amravati city, at sukali depot there is generation of this waste is going increased day by day and hence to dispose all the municipal waste becomes the top priority of city. The organic waste from all the vegetable markets are get collected at the depot. Hence it needs some practices for the disposal of waste. As there are many methods are available for the waste management. Out of which for MSW, Vermicomposting can be used for the recycling of waste. It is a mesophilic process utilizing micro-organisms In this method Eisenia Fetida earthworms are used for 45 days to recycle the waste. After 45 days organic matter, total oxygen demand, Ph, TP, TC, TOC, TKN, C-N tests carried out and their initial and final readings were analysed. Recovery of vermicompost and increase in earthworms were analysed. Vermicmposting can be done very easily and able to dispose the municipal waste properly. After decomposing there is a conversion of waste into manure which can be used for agriculture purpose. And also there are again a production of earthworms which we can used for further vermicomposting of organic waste. This study identifies the potential of vermicomposting for waste management.
Keywords: Solid Waste management, Vermicomposting, Municipal Solid waste, Disposal of Waste, Eisenia Fetida .
Scope of the Article: Solid and Structural Mechanics