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What is "Biodegradable" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 27-Jan-2023 (1 year, 4 months, 1 day ago)
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Biodegradable
Substances that decompose readily and become absorbed by the environment. From an environmental standpoint, they should not contain inorganic salts, heavy metals, toxic chemicals and amines.

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