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biodegradable

adjective uk   /ˌbaɪ.əʊ.dɪˈɡreɪ.dɪ.bl̩/  us   /-oʊ-/
able to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful: Biodegradable packaging helps to limit the amount of harmful chemicals released into the atmosphere.
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