Handbook of Solid Waste Management: Chapter 8

  • Post category:Publication

Assessment of Quality of Compost Derived from Municipal Solid Waste

M. Chandra Sekhar, G. Venkatesam

This chapter attempts to provide an alternative to arrive at the quality of the compost for use as soil conditioner or otherwise. The commonly followed methods of windrow/aerobic composting, vermicomposting, and inoculated microbial composting were used to compost the MSW.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4230-2_13

Cite this chapter as:

Chandra Sekhar M., Venkatesam G. (2022) Assessment of Quality of Compost Derived from Municipal Solid Waste. In: Baskar C., Ramakrishna S., Baskar S., Sharma R., Chinnappan A., Sehrawat R. (eds) Handbook of Solid Waste Management. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4230-2_13

Handbook of Solid Waste Management has now been published on SpringerLink (Feb 9, 2022):


Readers who prefer a printed edition of this book will be able to order it from SpringerLink.

Please circulate the above information to all your students, researchers, colleagues, friends and your social media.

Dr Chinnappan Baskar, Editor-in-Chief