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Magnification showing biodegradation

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Magnification showing adsorption

Biodegradation: the breaking down of organic (carbon-containing) ingredients into carbon dioxide, water and minerals by the action of microorganisms, such as bacteria.

Adsorption: the attachment of soluble material to soil.

The Septic Tank System