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Floriculture has been associated with culture and heritage since very ancient time in our country. According to Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI), the waste generation rate in India is increasing at the rate of 1.0 -1.33 per cent annually.  In most of the developing countries like India, the floral waste generation occurs largely during worships, festivals, ceremonies etc. from temples, mosque, flower market, flower exhibition and wedding halls find their way into the garbage as a waste causing various environmental problems. This paper discusses the use of solid state fermentation to convert floral wastes into a variety of value-added products like as compost, biogas, bioethanol, dyes, food products, biosurfactants production, incense sticks and handmade paper production etc. and floral waste can thus be converted into wealth.


Flower waste Compost Biogas Natural Dye Essential oil insence sticks

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Bennurmath, P., S Bhatt, D. ., Gurung, A. ., Singh, A. ., & Bhatt, S. T. . . (2021). Novel green approaches towards utilization of flower waste: A review. Environment Conservation Journal, 22(3), 225–230.


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