Agro-food Process Waste Handling and Management (2 Units)
Activities in agro-food process operations. Nature of waste generated in agro-food process operations. Solid, liquid and gaseous wastes generated by agro-food process industries involved in fruit, vegetable, juice, crop, beverage, meat, dairy production/ products. Waste from food packaging and material handling. Particulate wastes from flour mills. Greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions from agro-food processing plants. Waste quality parameters and quantification. Collection and handling of agro-food process wastes. Waste management techniques. Waste to wealth approach in handling agro-food process wastes. Biotechnology applications in food waste handling and management.