How fast do these things biodegrade if left in the environment?

Vegetables? 5 days — 1 month
Paper? 2–5 months
Orange peels? 6 months
Tin cans? 50–100 years
Styrofoam cups? 500 years to forever
Plastic bags? 500 years to forever

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Sarah Bedrick

Cofounder, Compt & personal coach @ Thrive. Founded @HubSpotAcademy. Passionate about learning & sharing ideas so together we can reach our fullest potential.

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