The heart of tech is coming to the heart of the Mediterranean. Join TNW in València this March 🇪🇸

All Articles for

Biodegradation

Biodegradation is the chemical dissolution of materials by bacteria or other biological means. Although often conflated, biodegradable is distinct in meaning from compostable. While biodegradable simply means to be consumed by microorganisms and return to compounds found in nature, "compostable" makes the specific demand that the object break down in a compost pile.