Any item that can be broken down into organic compounds by nature is considered biodegradable, including paper, fruits, vegetables and other food products. Generally speaking, all items listed as biodegradable must be mi... More » Science Environmental Science Sustainability

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 »

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 »

Biodegradable boxes and containers are usually composed of organic material such as paper and cardboard and bio-based or starch-based plastics derived from corn, soy, sugarcane or potatoes. Some inorganic materials have ... More » Science Environmental Science Sustainability

Common items on a diabetic shopping list include fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products, according to Mayo Clinic. Legumes, such as peas, lentils and beans, are also excellent options. More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Foods with carbohydrates include grains, fruits, dairy products, some vegetables and items that contain sugar or corn syrup. Foods that contain carbs and have high fiber content and high amounts of nutrients are consider... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content

Now called the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, the food stamp program allows recipients to purchase breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, poultry, dairy products and seeds and plants ... More »