Classify the following as biodegradable and non-biodegradable materials: Woollen clothes, Polythene bags, Paper, Aluminium cans, Toothbrush, Peels of vegetables and fruits, Cotton cloth, Jute bag, Electric switch, Frying pan handle.
A material which gets decomposed through natural processes, such as action by bacteria, is called biodegradable. Following are the biodegradable materials:
Woollen clothes, paper, peels of vegetables and fruits, Cotton cloth and Jute bag.
A material which is not easily decomposed by natural processes is termed as non-biodegradable. Following are the non-biodegradable materials:
Polythene bags, Aluminium cans, Toothbrush, Electric switch and Frying pan handle.