Biodegradable, definition of
Material that can be broken down into simpler substances (elements and compounds) by bacteria or other decomposers. Paper and most organic wastes such as animal manure are biodegradable.
News & Blog articles where 'Biodegradable' used:
- Nina+Co sustainably furnishes a zero-waste London restaurant
In an industry notorious for food waste, award-winning chef Douglas McMaster has achieved the seemingly unattainable — Silo, the world’s first zero-waste restaurant...
- Sumo wrestles sustainability into an all-natural, biodegradable diaper
Sustainable living is an ongoing pursuit that requires evaluating each purchase and every product we use. But some daily tasks just don’t have suitable solutions. The spotlight on disposable diapers is one example, and the only real option so far has...
- PANGAIA presents FLWRDWN, a down alternative made from biodegradable wildflowers
With a concern for the treatment of ducks and geese during the gathering of feathers for down bedding and clothing, one company has developed a proprietary, cruelty-free alternative to traditional down...
- Tooth: the eco-friendly toothbrush made from recycled and biodegradable materials
As ubiquitous as morning coffee is the practice of brushing your teeth. We know you’re conscientious about water consumption by turning off the faucet while you brush, but there’s that seldom-discussed issue of toothbrush waste, mostly plastic, that...
- Technology uses banana leaves as a biodegradable alternative to single-use plastic
Plastic pollution negatively impacts the health of our planet. Waste management has led to an irreversible environmental crisis that is felt by wildlife, especially in the oceans. One organization, called Banana Leaf Technology, is helping to address...
- Designer turns cellulose into plastic-free, biodegradable sequins
In a bid to make the fashion industry more sustainable, designer Elissa Brunato has developed the Bio Iridescent Sequin, a material research and design project that turns cellulose into shimmering biodegradable sequins of varying shapes and sizes...
- This summer sneaker is completely biodegradable
Earlier this month, Native Shoes showed its true sustainability colors with the unveiling of 100 percent biodegradable, plant-based shoes that are completely free of animal products, not to mention stylish and perfect for wearing all summer long.[...]
- These ‘microbe-grown’ headphones could be the future of sustainable electronics
The culture of planned obsolescence in electronics produces a huge amount of toxic waste unlikely to go anywhere but a landfill for the next millennium or so...
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What is Biodegradable?
- Biodegradable Pollutants
Pollutants that are capable of decomposing under natural conditions.
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