. 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

Best Answer

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

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