Luke Dhanaraj is an environmentalist by passion. After a long career with multinationals as an engineer and IT professional in several countries, he now renders consulting services to corporates. As part of his passion, he propagates the idea 'Not to mess with nature's processes by substituting them with manmade ones'! He is also currently the Vice President – Tech Services with Bangalore Apartments’ Federation.
Pit composting is perhaps the easiest way to dispose of garden waste – it takes minimal effort, and gives you high-quality manure for your garden. But what exactly happens in a compost pit? And how do you ensure the right conditions for composting? Here’s an explainer
The residents of Sobha Quartz once used to pay tractor operators to dump their garden waste. But once they started composting this waste instead, their garden has thrived from the compost, and they now save around Rs 25,000 a year