Cover page of the book  "How ro Compost Kitchen Waste in your garden" by Prof. R. Shanthini and Prof. K.S. Walgama; published in 2003

How to Compost

Kitchen Waste

in your garden

R. Shanthini & K.S. Walgama

ISBN: 955-8916-00-5

Price: Rs 125/=

Text copy right : R. Shanthini & K.S. Walgama, 2003

Publisher: Engineering Design Centre, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 

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Contact for further information and/or

consultation on household composting

(offered free-of-charge in view of the

well-being of Mother Nature):

 

Prof. R. Shanthini

(rshanthini@pdn.ac.lk)

or

Prof. K.S. Walgama

(kswalgama@pdn.ac.lk)

Phone: 081-2389655, 2393695, 2393344

Dedicated to the memory

of our grand parents who had a

healthy respect for ants,

snakes, trees, water, waste

and earth.

Chapter 1: Where did my Grandmother’s kitchen waste go? Appeared in the EcoEng Newsletter, Dec 2003, No 8

Chapter 2: What you must know about turning waste into compost? Appeared in the EcoEng Newsletter, June 2004, No 9

Chapter 3: Barrel as a composting unit for your garden. Appeared in the EcoEng Newsletter, Dec 2004, No 10

Chapter 4: Aluminium composting unit for your garden. Appeared in the EcoEng Newsletter, Oct 2005, No 11

Chapter 5: Ferro-cement composting unit for your garden. Appeared in the EcoEng Newsletter, June 2006, No 12

Chapter 6: Frequently asked question on household composting. Will appear in the EcoEng Newsletter, Feb 2007, No 13

Research paper on household composting

 

Updated on January 01, 2007

Copyright R. Shanthini, Dept. of Chemical & Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Email: rshanthini@pdn.ac.lk; Tel: +94- (0)81-2393695 (office); +94-(0)81-2389655 (home) Fax: +94-(0)81-2388158