What is non-biodegradable waste?


Non-biodegradable waste is a type of waste that can not be broken down into its base compounds by micro-organisms, air, moisture or soil in a reasonable amount of time. Non-biodegradable waste is an environmental concern, as it threatens to overwhelm landfills and create disposal problems.

Unlike biodegradable waste, such as food and other organic waste, non-biodegradable waste remains stable indefinitely. It includes items like rubber tires, Styrofoam, plastic, fiberglass and metals. Because non-biodegradable waste cannot be broken down, recycling is the best option for managing it. Many businesses and municipalities have special bins designated specifically for the disposal of non-biodegradable waste.

Q&A Related to "What is non-biodegradable waste?"
YES IT EFFECTS OUR ENVIRONMENT IN MANY WAYS. EG.IT CAUSES POLLUTION AND MANY HUMAN DISEASES. it spoils aquatic animals and is harmful for birds and other animals which might eat them
Biodegradable tends to be used to cover things that will decompose in a relatively short period, although many things will eventually decompose, even plastic these take much much
Adult diapers are an example of a non-biodegradable product, typically
Most manufacturers provide a recycling program. You can just mail the component to the address provided in the user manual. This should be also available in their website. You may
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