In the following groups of materials, which group contains only biodegradable items? (1) Wool, grass, paper (2) Polythene, detergent, PVC (3) Plastic, detergent, grass (4) Plastic, bakelite, DDT

Answer: (1) Wool, grass and paper 

A biodegradable material can be defined as a material which can be decomposed by bacteria or other natural organisms and not be adding to pollution.

What is Biodegradable Waste?

Biodegradable waste is a form of waste that can be degraded by other living organisms. It usually comes from plant or animal sources.


  • Green waste, food waste, paper waste, and biodegradable plastics are all examples of biodegradable waste that can be contained in municipal solid waste.
  • Human waste, manure, sewage, and slaughterhouse waste are examples of biodegradable waste.

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