Sludge Greenhouse: An urgent need in India

Indian cities generate about 29000 million liters of domestic sewage every day according to the pollution control board estimates. There is no accurate data available on the total sludge generation, but considering that 2% of the total sewage will be converted to sludge, approximately 580 million litres of sludge can potentially be generated if all…

My Take on Decentralized Urban Composting

Decentralized composting has been promoted on a large scale in many Indian cities. But is this the way forward for organic waste management in Urban India? This topic is debatable but I’m now convinced that decentralized composting systems in Bangalore might just add to the environmental damage the city is causing because of improper garbage…