What Does Photodegradable Mean?

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Photodegradable is the process where ultraviolet radiation degrades the chemical bond or link in the polymer or chemical structure of a plastic. Photodegradable plastics have a sun-sensitive component added that triggers a physical disintegration when exposed to sunlight. However, once an item is buried in a landfill, there is very little, if any, degradation due a lack of sunlight.
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pho·to·de·grad·a·ble
[foh-toh-di-grey-duh-buhl]
ADJECTIVE
1.
(of a substance) capable of being broken down by light.
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