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Delhi, Solid Waste Management and Decentralized Composting

Project Description

Solid waste management has been developed as a business enterprise in Savda Ghevra. The enterprise links a paid, door-to-door waste collection service to over 800 households with waste segregation, vermi-composting and organic vegetable growing. Besides household waste, green waste from the local weekly market is also procured to enhance organic content. A group of 4 waste collectors and compost makers manages the business, earning decent incomes. Park corners are used for developing the pits for vermin-composting. Compost is marketed under the brand-name,

Project Details

  • Date January 6, 2008
  • Tags Health, Livelihoods
  • Project Location

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