Exnora Green Pammal

Where We Work

Exnora Green Pammal is backed by well-trained human resource who are capable of mobilizing. EGP is spreading its wings to many parts of India through their training programmes conducted for the locals.

What Do We Do With the Waste?

Biogas

Biogas refers to a mixture of different gases produced by the breakdown of organic matter in the absence of oxygen. Biogas can be produced from raw materials such as agricultural wastemanuremunicipal wasteplant materialsewagegreen waste or food waste. Biogas is a renewable energy source.

Biogas is primarily methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) and may have small amounts of hydrogen sulfide (H2S), moisture and siloxanes. The gases methanehydrogen, and carbon monoxide (CO) can be combusted or oxidized with oxygen. This energy release allows biogas to be used as a fuel; it can be used for any heating purpose, such as cooking. It can also be used in a gas engine to convert the energy in the gas into electricity and heat.

Exnora Green Pammal follows the strategy of segregation at the source. The green ambassadors who are responsible for door to door waste collection assign the biodegradable wastes to the anaerobic bioreactors for generation of biogas.

In their TEMPLE GREEN Project, where EGP works in close coordination with ITC’s Mission SunheraKal (MSK), Biogas is generated and supplements the consumption of CNG for religious purposes of the temple.

EGP plans to execute Biogas production even in their community services.

Generation of Biogas from organic wastes firstly reduces the burden on landfill and secondly contributes to the energy consumption.

 

Vermicomposting

Vermicomposting is a process of composting using various species of worms, usually red wigglerswhite worms, and other earthworms, to create a mixture of decomposing vegetable or food waste, bedding materials, and vermicast.

Vermicast (also called worm castings, worm humus, worm manure, or worm feces) is the end-product of the breakdown of organic matter by earthworms. These castings have been shown to contain reduced levels of contaminants and a higher saturation of nutrients than the organic materials before vermicomposting.

Vermicompost contains water-soluble nutrients and is an excellent, nutrient-rich organic fertilizer and soil conditioner. It is used in farming and small scale sustainable, organic farming.

Exnora Green Pammal collects food wastes, vegetable wastes and other agricultural wastes for vermicomposting. The vermicompost produced by EGP has been found to be of excellent quality. EGP has their vermicompost available in the market as well.

Briquettes

A briquette is a compressed block of coal dust or other combustible biomass material such as charcoal, sawdust, wood chips, peat, or paper used for fuel and kindling to start a fire.

Briquetting is the process of converting low bulk density biomass into high density and energy concentrated fuel briquettes.The dry organic waste when completely dried can be carbonized in a kiln. The process is done in the absence of oxygen. The resultant residue after burning the waste in the kiln will be char powder. The carbonization process produces 30% to 45 % char powder from the original biomass. The char powder is mixed with a suitable binder such as starch to enhance charcoal adhesion and to produce identical briquettes using a moulding machine/ hand mould and later drying the briquettes in sun.
The advantages of using this simple technology is that the briquettes burn without smoke, produces very low ash, high calorific value and it is source of clean fuel.

Exnora Green Pammal has been effectively using municipal wastes in the production of briquettes which they sell in the market.

Plastic upcycling

Plastic upcycling is an innovative and creative way to deal with plastic wastes. It is a process of giving a second life to plastic wastes which is apparently more useful and least hazardous to the environment.

Exnora Green Pammal advises everyone to segregate the plastic wastes at the source itself. The separated plastic wastes are then subjected to upcycling processes. EGP employs a section of women workers to produce pen stands, bags, baskets and other useful home decors from the plastic wastes.

The measure of your greatness is not the number of servants you have, rather the number of people you serve. And Exnora Green Pammal has come a long way in serving the environment and humanity.