Biodegradable pollutants are the waste emerging from a household which can be decomposed by microorganisms. These substances can be easily decomposed by naturally occurring agents such as oxygen, water, ultraviolet rays, microbes, acid rains, etc.
Examples of biodegradable pollutants
Few examples of biodegradable pollutants are,
- Wastes produced from humans and animals waste
- Plant products, dried leaves, grass, fruits and flowers
- Food wastes, wood and other remains from the death of living creatures.