NCERT Class VI Science Solutions: Chapter 16-Garbage in, Garbage out Part 2

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Question 3:

  1. What do you do with the leftover food at home?

  2. If you and your friends are given the choice of eating in a plastic plate or a banana leaf platter at a party, which one would you prefer and why?


  1. We use to feed animals (roaming on the road or in street) with leftover food.

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Use to Feed Animals with Leftover Food

  1. Banana leaf is a better choice. It is bio-degradable and can be disposed easily. On the other hand, eating in plastic plate is not good as plastic is non-biodegradable; it will not dispose-off easily.

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Bio-Degradable and Non-Biodegradable Bins

Question 4:

  1. Collect pieces of different kinds of paper. Find out which of these can be recycled.

  2. With the help of a lens look at the pieces of paper you collected for the above question. Do you see any difference in the material of recycled paper and a new sheet of paper?


  1. Most of the papers available in market are recyclable i.e. newspapers, notebook, magazines, paper sheets, envelopes etc.

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Papers Recyclable

  1. The difference between new sheet and recycle paper is quite clear. Usually handmade recycled paper is of rough quality.

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Handmade Recycled

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