What type of organic waste CAN go in Kirloskar iLAND?
Kirloskar iLAND can easily process: - - Fruits & vegetables - Poultry & Fish - Egg & crab shells - Bakery food - Garden waste - Meal leftovers
What CAN’T go in Kirloskar iLAND?
You should not put non-biodegradable materials such as - Plastic - Rubber - Glass/Metal - Batteries - Medicines and chemicals - Large Bones
How long does it take for Kirloskar iLAND to turn waste into nutrient-rich soil additives?
Kirloskar iLAND is an intelligent organic waste composting machine, which converts any organic waste into compost within 24 hours. It is an at source, in-vessel system, wherein the natural and biological process is achieved using a consortium of thermophilic bacteria which converts the organic waste into compost within 24 hours
Does iLAND release a foul smell?
As the composting is completely natural and biological there is no foul odour emitted. Kirloskar iLAND is odourless if installation is done as recommended. The exhaust of the Kirloskar iLAND is connected to the main drainage line.
Is Kirloskar iLAND noisy?
The blades are just for homogeneously mixing the waste and there is no grinding or crushing. Therefore, the machine is noiseless
Can other single-use items labelled as' 'compostable’’ be put in Kirloskar iLAND?
We do not recommend putting such materials into Kirloskar iLAND as they may require more time to completely break down and compost. We recommend that you check more information regarding this with our expert iLAND service engineer.
Does Kirloskar iLAND need an additive to support decomposition?
Kirloskar iLAND comes with the Kirloskar starter culture and it is always present in the machine below shaft level. The machine does not require any additives or micro-organisms repetitively. The starter culture is used for the entire life of the machine. This culture has bacteria that are thermophiles and get activated at thermophilic temperature and keep on reproducing themselves. So, there is no need to add the culture ever again in the machine.
What are the prerequisites for installing a Kirloskar iLAND?
Below are the prerequisites for installing Kirloskar iLAND: - Stable and flat floor - Rain protection shed - Rated 3 phase power supply - Earthing Connection - Nearest drainage connection to connect exhaust air pipe
How much electricity does Kirloskar iLAND consume?
The operating expenses of an iLAND are less than 1 Rupee per person, per day.
Can we add organic waste to Kirloskar iLAND while it is already processing the organic waste?
No, you should not add organic waste to Kirloskar iLAND while it is already processing. We recommend you load the machine once a day as per capacity.
How often does Kirloskar iLAND need to be emptied?
One should not empty the entire tank. It is necessary to maintain the compost till shaft level for effective composting in future. The compost removal door is designed in such a way that only top half of the compost is removed automatically.
How often does Kirloskar iLAND need to be serviced for smooth functioning?
Maintenance for Kirloskar iLAND is negligible. We recommend you clean the filter box daily for better maintenance.
Should Kirloskar iLAND be plugged into electricity all the time?
KIRLOSKAR iLAND is a fully automatic and intelligent machine which is controlled by a PLC and software program installed in it. The machine does not have an ON/OFF switch. KIRLOSKAR iLAND goes into power mode when waste is added and goes into Power saving mode once the process is complete.
How do I know if my Kirloskar iLAND is malfunctioning?
There are alarms which are displayed on the coloured touchscreen HMI in case of any malfunctioning.