Residents, politicians join hands to manage waste, win award
| Wednesday | 12th June, 2019
By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: Collaborative efforts of local politicians, citizens and a startup have led to an international award coming their way.
The Better Together award, presented recently at the International Climate Change Action conference in Germany, recognised an innovative method, called Carbonlites, of conversion of wet waste to biogas and organic fertiliser solution.
They approached BTM constituency MLA Ramalinga Reddy, seeking a way to implement a way of using the wet waste so that it doesn’t go to a landfill.
“Wet waste gets processed into biogas and is supplied to a restaurant as cooking fuel.
The slurry from the waste is provided to farmers as organic fertiliser.
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