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How Long Do Things Take to Biodegrade?

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Different things take different times to biodegrade for instance; banana peel takes three to four weeks, orange peels take six months, apple core two months and milk cartons five years. Other things such as, monofilament fishing line take 600 years.
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Things that are biodegradable are typically made out of natural fiber. That means that things like cotton clothing, leather shoes, food scraps, wood, newspapers etc. are all biodegradable
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Things that don't break down over time into small components. Stuff that lasts for ages.
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Non-biodegradable items: plastics (polyethylene, nylon, rayon,
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Its really anything that can be broken down by nature, food, tree stumps, some items like plastic and metal are not degradable. Source(s) http://true-green-living.com.
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