Solid Waste Management:

Bio Degradable Solid Waste

The TKEC supports a number of methods for managing biodegradable trash. Over 60 bins have been provided across the campus for collection of the solid waste generated at different sources in college coded specific to a category of solid waste.

In TKEC Solid waste management is accomplished whether by consumption or by outsourcing its collection and disposal. The garbage is being reduced, reused, and recycled as a top priority. Additionally, the TKEC management has warned against accepting anything that is not required. The TKEC contains many trash cans to separate the various garbage, such as solid, biomedical, etc. The reduction of waste is the subject of committees. The waste is gathered in bins each day and dumped in a location where it may be processed into manure.

The non-toxic biodegradable waste is collected and used for making compost through the Vermicompost process for which pits size 12mX8m have been made in the campus. It takes 6-8 days for a bit to till and 45 days to convert the biodegradable waste into Vermicompost. The Vermicompost is used in the campus gardening.

Non- Biodegradable Solid Waste

Collection and disposal of all non-biodegradable solid waste has been stored in the separate place in the campus. The College has tied up with local vendor for the disposal of non-degradable solid waste additionally; the TKEC has held numerous training on how to use these strategies efficiently. Periodically, training sessions on the proper way to dispose of waste are held. It was emphasized that we should do everything in our power to avoid using plastic products. In order to ensure that the waste is recycled, there is also a relationship with the producers of plastic recycling. Additionally, it is suggested that the RIT only use glass and metal utensils.


Sufficient numbers of waste bins are available in the campus for the students to dispose degradable and non-degradable wastes.

Bio-degradable wastes include food wastes, canteen waste, human waste, paper waste and etc.

Non-biodegradable Wastes include plastic, tins, metals, glass bottles and etc.

Bio-degradable and Non-biodegradable wastes are put in proper waste bins located in every class room, laboratories, canteen, kitchen, washrooms and corridors.


The wastes collected from waste bins are regularly shifted to collecting trolleys by Housekeeping staff members.

They are then dumped in the specified place located away from the academic area and processed accordingly.


Bio plant (7.5 kg/day of LPG per 100 kg of waste) is available where biogas is produced by fermenting biomass.

Organic input materials, manure and dung are fed into the biogas plant.

They are converted into bio-fertilizer and spread onto fields.

Bio gas obtained from the plant is used for cooking.


Food wastes collected from hostels, guest houses and canteen are given to pigs and poultry farm located near Mecheri.

Bio-degradable wastes are effectively converted to fertilizer by composting technology inside the campus


To realize an environment with zero food-waste, several quotations, and awareness statements are displayed through which students and employees are inspired to reduce food/water loss and waste.

To inculcate the students and employees with the practice of using water efficiently and cutting down its wastage or unnecessary usage, awareness signboards are kept at various places of the campus.


In-house disposal facility of sanitary napkins

Incineration is used by the institute to dispose of the solid waste.

Sanitary Napkin Incinerators are installed inside the campus to promote hygiene


There are 1 Sewage Treatment Plants (STP) in the campus, located in gents hostel (additionally processes liquid waste of institution).

The entire treated water is used for watering the gardens and lawns maintained in the campus.

The sludge settled in Sewage Treatment Plant is removed and dried on drying beds and used as manure for the gardens.


Electronic goods are put to optimum use by repair work done by technical assistant.

Non repairable e-waste like obsolete electronic devices such as computer systems, servers, monitors, compact discs, printers, scanners, calculators, fax machine, battery cells are used as models to explain concepts to the students.

Otherwise, safely stored in a room and sold as a scrap for every academic year.

Students are encouraged to reuse E-waste for project

Data are stored in cloud, to avoid the usage of CD-ROMs and pen drives.