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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 2
First page : (325) Last page : (329)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5357

Floral Waste Utilization- A Review

Aakanksha Mahindrakar*
M.Sc., Department of Floriculture and landscape architecture, K.R.C.C. H, Arabhavi, UHS, Bagalkot
*Corresponding Author E-mail: aaakankshaaa@gmail.com
Received: 31.07.2017  |  Revised: 29.08.2017   |  Accepted: 3.09.2017  



Flowers are a symbol of devotion and reverence. Every year tons of waste flowers are dumped in the rivers choking them to death - killing fishes and creating havoc in the fragile ecosphere of the water body and cause enormous pollution. This floral waste can be utilized in different ways to produce valuable products and can thus help to save environment from pollution caused due to improper disposal of flower waste. Techniques like vermicomposting, composting, dyes extraction, extraction of essential oils, making of holi colours and bio-gas generation can be used. Moreover, this flower waste can also be used for making incense sticks besides using them for some art and craft techniques. There is need to utilize these flowers for preparation of various eco friendly products.

Key words: Flowers, Bio-gas, Pollution, Fertilizers

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Cite this article: Mahindrakar, A., Floral Waste Utilization- A Review, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 6(2): 325-329 (2018). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5357

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