Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences


Accelerated Anaerobic Composting (AAC) of Organic Waste


Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Focus Area:

Composting of Organic Waste

Social Benefits:

The salient features of AAC process are : Anaerobic composting of organic wastes, No external energy required , No oxygen requirement , Shorter residence time of 28 days for complete compost formation , No CO2 or methane emissions in to the atmosphere , Minimization of loss of carbon and nitrogen , Feasible at ambient temperature , Low cost

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Telangana

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

Purification of Lakes filled with water hyacinth by conversion of water hyacinth to soil conditioner . Treatment of organic solid waste for the generation of soil conditioner. Scale operation: 250 kg/day to 50 ton/day

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