Difference between degradable and non degradable type of waste...?

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1. Biodegradable waste is defined as the waste that can be broken into organic compounds like methane and carbon dioxide whereas, non-biodegradable waste cannot be broken into organic compounds.

2. Biodegradable waste can be digested by either composting or by other several aerobic processes whereas, non - biodegradable waste is indigestible in nature. 

3. Examples of biodegradable waste are -  green waste, food waste, paper waste,  human waste, manure, sewage and so on. 

4. Examples of non-biodegradable waste are - plastics, polystyrene, paints, tyres and so on. 

 

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