Definition of non-biodegradable in English:

Share this entry

non-biodegradable

Pronunciation: /ˌnɒnbʌɪəʊdɪˈɡrɛɪdəbəl/

adjective

Not biodegradable: non-biodegradable plastics
More example sentences
  • The waste generated from hospitals should be segregated as biodegradable, slowly-degradable and non-biodegradable.
  • ‘Plastics are non-biodegradable, which means they are unable to be broken down by bacteria in the environment and can cause damage to our ecosystems,’ said Scott.
  • Some of the primary problems include littering in the temple area, accumulation of plastic and other non-biodegradable waste and parking woes.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: non-biodegrad¦able

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.