Distinguish between biodegradable and non-biodegradable.(use atleast 5 points)


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Bio degradable waste

Non bio degradable waste

1. The wastes decompose naturally in the environment.

The wastes do not decompose naturally.

2. They are safe for the environment.

They are harmful to the environment and create pollution.

3. The wastes are made up of natural ingredients.

The wastes are made up of synthetic materials.

4. They can be constantly reused.

They cannot be recycled.

5.Biodegradable substances persist for small time interval  in the environment.

 Non biodegradable substances persist for longer time in the environment.

6. Example – waste papers, wood crumbles.

Example – plastic bags, cans, disposable bottles.


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