Biodegradable waste includes any organic matter in waste which can be broken down into carbon dioxide, water, methane, compost, humus, and simple organic molecules by micro-organisms and other living things by composting, aerobic digestion, anaerobic digestion or similar processes.

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Biodegradable plastic from sugar cane also threatens the environment

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A biodegradable drone for environmental monitoring

First working wooden transistor marks a step toward biodegradable tech

Chemists redesign biological PHAs, 'dream' biodegradable plastics

Biodegradable polymer system offers new hope for treating rheumatoid arthritis

Biodegradable artificial muscles: Going green in the field of soft robotics

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Artificial Photosynthesis Makes Biodegradable Plastic Using Sunlight

Want a stronger biodegradable plastic? Add a 'pinch' of cream of tartar

“Green” Biodegradable Medical Gowns Actually Produce Harmful Greenhouse Gases

Artificial photosynthesis uses sunlight to make biodegradable plastic

Biodegradable medical gowns produce harmful emissions

Scientists use mushrooms to make biodegradable computer chips

Success in synthesizing biodegradable plastic materials using sunlight and CO2

The world could create more sustainable batteries with an unusual source: crustaceans. In a paper published this week in the journal Matter, researchers say they have made a biodegradable battery with a substance found in crab and lobster shells.