HOW LONG IT TAKES TO DECOMPOSE AN ITEM YOU BUY?

HOW LONG IT TAKES TO DECOMPOSE?

How much time it takes to decompose various items?

Most of the everyday things that we use mostly without thinking have a decomposing time attached to them. Some take a little while others take close to millennium!

Just go through the list of several items that we all use daily and their approximate decomposing time:

A Paper Towel in about 3 weeks
A Banana Peel in about a month
A Paper Bag in a month as well
Newspaper takes about a couple of months
An Apple Core takes 2 months
A Cardboard takes 2 months too
A Cotton Glove would decompose in 3 months
An Orange peel in 6 months
A Plywood in about couple of years
A Wool Sock takes anywhere between 1 and 5 years
Milk Cartons take 5 years
A Cigarette Butt about a decade
Leather shoes would decompose in around 35 years
Tinned Steel Can takes half a century
A Foamed Plastic Cup takes 50 years
A Plastic container and a Rubber-Boot Sole take between 50 and 80 years
An Aluminum Can in around 400 years
Plastic Bottles in 450 years
A Disposable Diaper in 550 years!
A Plastic Bag takes anywhere between 200 and 1000 years
Next time purchase wisely!

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