Ancient Municipal Solid Waste Management in India

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Ancient waste management in India Urban plants Since Vedic and ancient times, the prime motto of Indian social life was to live in harmony with nature and in an hygienic environment. Vedas, Upanishads, Smiritis and Dharmashastras preach in one way or another a worshipful attitude towards trees, plants, mother earth, sky, vayumandal (sky), water and animals (all living creatures). Thus, polluting water, and temperature air or land was regarded as sin as they were to be respected and regarded as God and Goddesses. Maintaining them pure and waste free country was considered to be the duty of everyone.
Manusmriti-first systematic treatment of Hindu Law, also prohibited the throwing of garbage, rubbish, dust, pieces of meat etc. on the highway and in water bodies and made it punishable. It emphasized maintaining a clean, hygienic and unpolluted atmosphere near dwelling houses and around towns and villages.
Proper sanitation and keeping the public places clean was maintained as a duty of everybody and violation of such duty was considered to be punishable. Kautilya in his Arthashastra has mentioned that maintaining sanitation of habitat was essential and invisible. The great epic Mahabharata also identified environmental pollution and that whole society may suffer from various diseases because of their waste management. The Charak doyen of Ayurveda also emphasized on the wholesomeness of water and pure air as the pollution of both causes many types of diseases. Other scriptures also cautioned against waste disposal of civic waste and industrial refuge into rivers as they are considered to be sacred and respectable by the Hindus. Thus, Hindu culture and scriptures cautioned against those activities which were detrimental in any way to the quality of environment. 
Vertical garden tower Urban plants Also the composting process introduced by the ancient Indians to cultivate organic crops. We are now following the same procedure for over home gardening and vertical gardening. To make sustainable compost use Sadabahar composter vertical garden planter tower will help the best feature of it is self fertilizing with inbuilt composter attached with planter that is available at Urban plants

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