Biodegradable means that a substance is contained of molecules which can be broken down by biological processes (e.g. by bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms) without causing any harm to them.
Perspectives are different frameworks from which to explore the knowledge around sustainable sanitation and water management. Perspectives are like filters: they compile and structure the information that relate to a given focus theme, region or context. This allows you to quickly navigate to the content of your particular interest while promoting the holistic understanding of sustainable sanitation and water management.