Noida: 800 kilos of flower waste are turned into incense sticks, composting daily

NOIDA: In An Initiative To Process Approximately 600-800 Kg Daily Generated By Temples, Mosques, Churches, Gurdwaras, And Banquet Halls In The City, The Horticultural Department Of The Noida Authority Has Approached An NGO - Child Development Society To Help Them To Convert In Organic Colors And Organic.

The Process To Transform The Waste Begun Saturday In Nari Niketan In Sector 34, Where Women Separated Different Types Of Waste By Color And Kind From Different Places Of Prayer In Sectors 2, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 40, 50 And 61.

" We Started The Avacayam Process (Collecting Flowers In Sanskrit) Initiative, Which Is An Innovative And Unique Concept Of Recycling Flower Waste To Generate Useful Organic Products, Such As Holi Herbal Colors, Incense Sticks And Natural Fertilizers," Rajeev Said Tyagi, Managing Director Of Noida Authority.

Tyagi Said The Noida Authority For The Initiative Enlisted The Poor Of Civil Society Organizations Like Nari Niketan In Sector 34 Through The Society For Child Development." In This Way It Is A Win-Win Situation For All Those Involved. While We Make Getting Bulk Flower Waste That Would Otherwise Clog Riverbeds Or Be Dumped To The Sides Of Roads, Recycling It Generates Employment Opportunities For The Needy, Generating Income By Selling These Products At Nominal Price," He Added.

The Process Initially Begun By A Workshop At Nari Niketan In Sector 34, Will Be Increased In Scale With Flowers Of Banquet Halls, Mosque And Churches. Society Has Been Neglected And Currently Houses 100 Residents, 66 Of Whom Have Participated In The Activity In Which They Received Guidance And Training From NGO Staff," Said Tyagi.

" The Workshop Was A Unique Experience For The Women. It Gave Them A Livelihood Goal, An Opportunity To Communicate And Communicate With Council Members," Said Madhumita Puri Of The NGO.