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What is Value Addition

Waste Management Techniques for Improved Environmental and Public Health: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Extra value added over the original value of something. It can apply to products, services, companies, management, as well as other areas of business. In other words, value-added is the enhancement made by a company/individual to a product or service before channelizing it before consumer.
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Utilization of Agro Waste: An Approach for the Administration of Healthy Environment and Public Domain
Savita Budhwar (Central University of Haryana, India) and Manali Chakraborty (Central University of Haryana, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1966-0.ch006
Agro-wastes are one of the major sources for nutritional and therapeutic purposes along with other beneficial properties according to some ongoing studies. Yet they are not being utilized properly; instead, these wastes are being discarded in open air, causing pollution. Conservation of such natural resources is a healthy approach, and it's economic and eco-friendly. too. Novel formulated food products from these agro-wastes can be utilized as an unconventional source of nutrients and a therapeutic weapon for diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, etc. along with normal human consumption. Utilization of such agro-wastes as food products will also be useful to combat malnourished state leading to rural development and maintenance of food security in cheap prices for a healthy seeks. It also shows a possible role as antibiotics, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents, adsorbents, enzyme extracting sources, insulators, and food additives along with its contribution in solid state fermentation, beneficial in dairy industries.
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