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Year: 2017 | Month: February | Volume: 4 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 73-75

Aerobic Composting – A Short Review

Sunil Jayant Kulkarni

Datta Meghe College of Engineering, Airoli, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


The treatment of solid waste can be carried out by various methods like sanitary landfill, composting and incineration. Aerobic and anaerobic digestion methods have their own advantages and disadvantages. Aerobic method needs diffusion of air through waste. Also sizeable amount of sludge is produced in aerobic method. Aerobic methods are most common in the waste treatment because of simplicity and effective treatment. The studies reveal that it is important to achieve an optimal system for processing organic waste.

Key words: Aerobic composting, anaerobic composting, decomposition, degradation.

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