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Rates of Decomposition
Paper:  2 - 5 months
Orange Peels: 6 months
Milk Cartons:  5 years
Filter Tip Cigarettes:  10 - 12 years
Plastic Bags:  10 - 20 years
Leather Shoes: 25 - 40 years
Plastic Containers:  50 - 80 years
Disposable Diapers:  75 years
Tin Cans:  100 years
Aluminum Cans:  200 - 500 years
Styrofoam:  Never

Subject WOW

Date Sun Mar 4 2012 06:32

Author Melody (melodysbirding@cox.net)

I vow to never accept a styrofoam cup ever again. And to quit using plastic bags!!

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