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Difference between biodegradable and non-biodegradable substances.

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BiodegradableNon-biodegradable
Biodegradable wastes decompose naturally in the environment.Non-biodegradable wastes do not decompose naturally.
The wastes are made up of natural ingredients.The wastes are made up of synthetic materials.
They are safe for  the environment.They are harmful to the environment and create pollution.
Micro-organisms work on it.Micro-organisms do not work on it.
Example- vegetable wastes, tea leaves, waste papers, wood crumblesExample- plastic bags, cans, disposable bottles.

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