Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Did you know-How long to decompose

Do you know how long it takes to decompose things that you throw? Think about the below list before you are throwing something to the soil.

HOW LONG IT TAKES TO DECOMPOSE

Paper Towel - 2-4 weeks
Banana Peel - 3-4 weeks
Paper Bag - 1 month
Newspaper - 1.5 months
Apple Core - 2 months
Cardboard - 2 months
Cotton Glove - 3 months
Orange peels - 6 months
Plywood - 1-3 years
Wool Sock - 1-5 years
Milk Cartons - 5 years
Cigarette Butts - 10-12 years
Leather shoes - 25-40 years
Tinned Steel Can - 50 years
Foamed Plastic Cups - 50 years
Rubber-Boot Sole - 50-80 years
Plastic containers - 50-80 years
Aluminum Can - 200-500 years
Plastic Bottles - 450 years
Disposable Diapers - 550 years
Mono-filament Fishing Line - 600 years
Plastic Bags - 200-1000 years

Please share this piece of information with your family and friends. This will create awareness amongst people that this is also one of the reasons related to Global Green House Effect.

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