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  1. Application / method - Suitable for flowers, fruits, vegetable plants, bushes, plantations inoculation pits. Once applied water daily. Do not sprinkle on top. Instead dig a small pit next to the plant and place the compost, then cover with at least 3 inches of ordinary soil or dried leaves. Do not mix evenly with soil. Mixing will disperse the compost too much causing biological content buildup to take much longer. Compost should never come in contact with sunlight.
  2. How much to use - For plantations: application needs to be done via inoculation pits 1.5m (5ft) from tree / bush. For pots: 3 tea cups per plant/pot. For potting soil: mix 1 cup 51ah for every 3 cups common soil. After use, close packet in such a way that contents do not come in contact with air, sunlight or heat. 
  3. Ingredients - Macro ingredients: Dry (brown) biomass, freshly cut (green, yellow, red) biomass, cattle dung, fresh sweet water. There is no paper, fabric, municipal waste or even kitchen waste which may contain inks, toxins and/or non-biodegradable material. Micro ingredients: Beneficial microbes, earthworm eggs, earthworms, Vermiwash (earthworm regurgitate)
  4. Steps - a) Clear the ground of all live plants and dried leaves b) Wet the ground sufficiently c) Place the aerator(s) d) place dry leaves e) place freshly cut green leaves f) place cow dung g) water h) repeat d, e, f, g until the pile reaches the top of the aerator i) cover with tarpaulin j) turn pile completely over every week x 6 weeks or leave pile undisturbed for 6 months k) water pile frequently l) sieve using a fine 3mm guage sieve m) pack immediately and store in cool dark place
  5. Consistency Compost when packed is moist, such that when squeezed tightly in your palm it takes the shape of your closed fist and maximum 1 drop of water may drip out. However on pacing and storage the packages get compressed. The packages also loose moisture due to this compression and also with time in storage. Should you receive dry powdery compost, please remember that there is no loss in efficacy. However once applied water daily thereafter.
  6. Verification / Quality assurance - Distributors / Customers are welcome to visit our Ladhyhill Mangalore or Kanthavara production facility at any time (surprise visits welcome) to verify ingredients & process. See location maps. For those who wish to check the ingredients and process in detail food and accommodation arrangements are available at Kanthavara, for details contact office.
  7. Quality complaints? - a) Compost contain soil - Please refer FAQ 4) l) above. We use a very fine 3mm sieve to remove small pebbles and un-broken down / partially decomposed matter which can be toxic to the roots until fully decomposed. The resulting compost will therefore often appear powdery and can be confused for soil/mud
  8. Benchmarking quality - We conduct benchmarking of our own vis-a-vis all other brands of fertilizer, compost. Scroll to 'Benchmarking' on main Eco webpage for more information
  9. Under review
  10. Distributor terms (Jan 18, 2022) - We welcome inquiries from potential distributors. By Deca/51ah: We provide shop shelf i.e. open metal frame rack 3ft x 1ft wide x 6ft ht with 96nos x 2kg packs. On sale of the packs, distributors can periodically re-order fresh stock while paying for the packs already sold. Should the distributor require, saplings too are available for sale. Fully refundable deposit of 6,750Rs towards cost of shop shelf assembly, signage and 96nos packages. Transport (to / return in case of termination of contract), assembly and installation of shop shelf, signage, stocking / re-stocking of packages, transport of min 50nos re-stock packages (less than 50nos packages - restocking transport cost to be borne by distributor). Pvt. label (distributor specified) possible subject to labels being provided by distributor. Pvt. label surcharge nil%. Not by Deca/51ah: Interim rearranging packs on shelf, protection from sunlight and/or insects, cleaning, re-fixing of fallen signage. Termination: Should either party wish to terminate the contract they need to send notice in writing (email / Whatsapp), allowing 1 month notice. On termination shop shelf should be available for retrieval in serviceable condition, failing which replacement cost of 5000Rs will apply. Please call / whatsapp 9606013226 / email decassip@gmail.com
  11. Late Mary Teacher (Belthangady) Fund - Starting Oct 19, 2023 it has been resolved that a transport reimbursement of Rs3/km will be provided to Teachers under Teacher Enrichement Programs who visit Kanthavara Forest Basecamp or to Students who serve in the basecamp for minimum 2 days.
  12. Payments will be made between the 5-10th of the following month. Each online payment should be 1,500Rs or more. If your amount is less than Rs1,500 please attend again or club your payment wi th others or collect cash from Bejai Office. Contact Ms Sulochani 8197784400 for assistance

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