Municipal Solid Waste handling and
Management Rules 2000
Supreme Court , Govt. of India.
Organic waste generated should be
managed at source only.
Segregation of waste is mandatory for
citizens, residential complexes and
(schedule II , no. 6)
SPECIFICATIONS LAYER METHOD COMPOST TUMBLER
Procedure Layers of waste and soil are
made and vermiculture /
biosanitizers are added .
Add daily waste in tumbler,
with waste binder .
Compost pits Required as per size of
Process time 80-90 days 15 days
Maintenance Required ,as earthworms are
very much sensitive to
moisture level in pit
Not require as microbes can
survive the stress.
Labor Lack of labors (rag pickers) Not required
Generation of fouling smell Yes if not monitored regularly Not Detected.
Flies and maggots
Yes if not monitored regularly Not Detected
Periodic tilting of waste Yes after every 8 days At the time of addition of