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Vermiculture: Eco-Friendly Measure to Reduce Household Pollution through Standard Method of Garbage Disposal

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Family Resource Management, College of Home Science, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA
  • 2Department of Family Resource Management, College of Home Science, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA

Res. J. Family, Community and Consumer Sci., Volume 1, Issue (2), Pages 18-21, April,27 (2013)


Domestic solid waste disposal is a matter of every day discussion at local and global level yet the problem evades solution.The technique of vermin-culture, if utilized by every homemaker would certainly reduce the serious environmental and healthproblem the world over. There is an urgent need to develop proper waste management technique for recycling of organicwaste created from kitchen, farms and water bodies. It is estimated that in cities a human being creates about 0.4kg wasteper day. Thus by year 2000, when there will create city refuse of about 44 (0.4 kg X300m.X 365 days) million per year. Thepresent practice is just a way to remove dispose-off garbage, no matter where it put off, but actually a standard method ofvermin-composting technique is required there. The process of vermin-composting requires the individual to collect thekitchen and garden waste in a container rather than disposing it. So, the vermin-culture is an environmentally beneficialtechnique and it requires little investment of time and some inexpensive materials.


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