“We have decided to look at the possibilities in the Congress and the AAP to see which party has a strong agenda for Punjab and which can look after the state’s interests. Civic authorities believe that the expansion of the aerobic compost units in all wards will ensure the city is litter-free.(Source: Express photo by Vishnu Varma) The objective of both is the same: converting domestic wet waste into usable bio-manure The wet waste consisting of food leftovers and vegetable peels is fed into the compost unit/biogas unit along with some water and cow-dung in liquid form Things like egg shells and bones of chicken or fish are not degradable and hence separated from the waste Officials say the waste takes about three months to get converted into organic manure which can subsequently be used in gardening “When the pilot project began showing results we expanded coverage to all the 52 wards Till date close to 3000 biogas units and nearly 2800 pipe compost units have been delivered throughout the town to families They are treating the wet waste at source” said Jayakumar sitting in the municipality office (Source: Express photo by Vishnu Varma) For households which don’t have adequate space to set up compost units or are unwilling to buy them the civic body has set up community aerobic compost units in 23 wards One such unit was located in Kidangaparambu By the side of a road within a grilled enclosure concrete tank-like structures stood some filled with waste others empty Between prescribed timings in the mornings and evenings residents make a beeline for the compost unit handing over their domestic food waste and non-biodegradable plastic waste separately to sanitation workers The workers then make layers of food waste interspersed with dry leaves in the concrete structure Liquid cow-dung is sprinkled to ensure bacterial action and to keep away flies and mosquitoes Within a few months the waste gets converted into usable bio-manure and distributed free-of-cost to people The bio-manure is also used in organic farming “Segregation of waste is like brushing your teeth It should be a habit” said Swati Singh Sambyal who spent months researching the Alappuzha model as part of the CSE’s ‘clean city’ awards Plastic waste collected separately is shredded into tiny pieces and mixed with tar for construction of roads “In the next few months we will be allocating Rs 15 crore to set up community aerobic compost units in all 52 wards We have also formed teams of Haritha Karma Sena (green volunteers) in all the wards By March we will move towards a ban on plastic and will encourage residents to use cloth bags” said municipal chairperson Thomas Joseph proudly “Thomas Isaac was the brain behind it He deserves the praise” said Joseph who took over as chairperson in 2015 Making breakfast on biogas Jayasree a home-maker in Alappuzha beams proudly as she shows the biogas stove in her kitchen The stove is connected via a pipe to the portable biogas unit in which the household’s wet waste goes in According to officials eight kilograms of waste in a 1MQ biogas unit can produce about two hours of biogas thereby serving as a healthier and cheaper alternative to the LPG A portable biogas unit that costs Rs 15000 is given to families at a 75% subsidy — translating into an affordable cost of Rs 3750 for each household? she stood out as a bimbette called Brooke in Atul Kumar’s stellar Noises-Off and,” They fear similar orders could be issued for other countries at a moment’s notice. whose party was in alliance with Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) congratulated the Chief Minister on the Grand Alliance’s victory.” 7.

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