There are around 250 shops in Koduvally Town including fish, meat and vegetable markets.Shop owners are requested to deposit their wastes in two separate bins. One for biodegradable waste and the other for plastic and other inorganic waste.
For the implementation of the program following things are purchased. Five Ferro CementTanks (Bins), Thumboormuzhi Model for depositing and processing waste for Rs.42,500/-.
These tanks are Kerala Veterinary University’s developed products. Transportation cost from
Trisur to Kozhikode was Rs. 5750/-. Also purchased one Urbana, one Net, one shovel, onetrowel, 3 large buckets, Registers and a few other items.
Proper management of the bin ie. to fill the bin with optimum levels of cow dung, source of carbon like dry leaves, put the waste correctly into the bin with good care and attention. Themembers of the selected Groups had been given a detailed training on Thumboormuzhi Modelof Aerobic Composting Technique.
Mrs.Kadeeja, Parabathukavu has agreed to do the bin management also. For these two jobsthe committee has agreed to pay her Rs. 100/- as rent for keeping bins and Rs. 100/- for binmanagement Daily.
Three persons have been selected to collect the waste from the shops in the big bucketspurchased, biodegradable and other waste separately. They will be paid Rs. 150/- each daily.
Plastic waste and other unwanted non degradable wastes also has to be collected daily.Another Group member has agreed to manage these wastes ie. to wash, clean and dry themand keep in gummy bags. For this job also she will be paid Rs. 150/- daily.