Give any two ways in which biodegradable substances would affect the environment.

 

Answer

Two ways in which biodegradable substances would affect the environment are 

  • The decomposition of biodegradable substance produces foul smell, which can lead to discomfort for people residing nearby.
  • The place where all the biodegradable waste is collected can act as a breeding place for various flies, which can carry germs and cause diseases.
  • They Increase soil fertility as they convert into simpler substances

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