0
You visited us 0 times! Enjoying our articles? Unlock Full Access!
Question

What are biodegradable materials? Give four examples of biodegradable materials.

Solution
Verified by Toppr

"Biodegradeable" meaning which can be decomposed biologically with the help of certain micro-organisms. Biodegradeable material generally includes wood, wool, cotton, animal waste or any other organic material which can be broken down into carbondioxide, methane or any other simple organic molecules with the help of micro-organisms. They are often referred to as 'Bio-waste'. Examples of Biodegradable material are:
  1. Human and animal waste. (Such as Fecal matter)
  2. Plant products such as wood, paper, food material etc.
  3. Remains of dead organisms.
  4. Egg shell.

Was this answer helpful?
13
Similar Questions
Q1
What are biodegradable materials? Give four examples of biodegradable materials.
View Solution
Q2

(a) What is meant by biodegradable waste materials? Give two examples of biodegradable wastes.

(b) Which of the following materials are non-biodegradable? Aluminium wire, Tea leaves, Synthetic fibre, Wool

View Solution
Q3
What are biodegradable wastes? Give examples of biodegradable things.
View Solution
Q4
Give two examples each of, biodegradable and non-biodegradable material.
View Solution
Q5
What do biodegradable materials mean?
View Solution