Non living things can interact with living and non living things. Example: The wind can blow non living things and living things. But that doesn't mean the wind is alive. Living things can interact with non living things (in general)
Living things have the capacity to reproduce, non-living things do not reproduce. The living things use biological energy for their growth and development, non-living things do not require such energy.
Living things need non living things in order to survive. Without non-living things living things cannot survive. Example what is there is no soil or air or earth to support living things. Living things depend on non-living things in order to survive. You can't have the one without the other.