Biodegradation Current Affairs, GK & News
The biochemical breakdown of the materials is Biodegradation. It is different from Biomineralization, which refers to production of minerals by the living organisms. All kinds of animals are able to form minerals. 6 taxonomic Kingdoms Plantae and Animalia have members that produce minerals. However, Biodegradation involves the degradation of the material. The degradation can be either aerobic or anaerobic. ..
A biodegradable sanitary napkin has been launched in Haldwani in Uttarakhand. It is a move to improve menstrual hygiene among women while simultaneously tackling the issue of environmental degradation. The Florish napkins are made up of biodegradable raw materials like bamboo, banana cotton and biodegradable sap. It can be degraded into fertilizer for the soil ..
Topics: Biodegradable polymer • Biodegradation • Disposable products • Feminine hygiene • Humans • hygiene • Menstrual cycle • Napkin • Personal hygiene products • Polymers • Public health • Sanitary napkin
The World Earth Day (WED) is celebrated every year on April 22 worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The day was proposed at the UNESCO conference in 1969 and the first Earth Day celebrations took place in 1970. The person credited for organising the event 48 years ago is US Senator Gaylord Nelson. The ..