A non-biodegradable material is one that does not break down or does not break down easily in the environment. These items collect over time and can pose a threat to the environment. More »

The term non-biodegradable describes substances that do not break down to a natural, environmentally safe condition over time by biological processes. In other words, non-biodegradable materials do not decay. More »

Non-biodegradable products include plastic products, metal products, construction waste and electronics. Non-biodegradable products are items that cannot decay or be broken down by living organisms. For example, water bo... More »

Acid rain has many environmental side effects, but its impact is largely seen on water sources and aquatic environment, such as lakes, wetlands and streams, explains National Geographic. Acid rain reduces the alkalinity,... More »

Corrosion leads to the degradation and weakening of the affected material. It is caused by materials reacting with the surrounding elements, such as oxygen or water. More »

Erosion changes the Earth's surface by a process of breaking down and displacing soil and other material caused by wind, rain and other types of weathering. Erosion may cause soil in a region to be loosened, transported ... More »

While preventing all landslides is likely impossible, removing material that could slide down can prevent many of them. In some situations, its also possible to provide a buttress against material that could slide. More »