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How Long Until It’s Gone? Estimated Decomposition Rates of Plastics

Ever wonder how long it takes for that plastic fork from your salad at lunch to break down? What about water bottles? Check out our chart: these statistics will shock you.

Ever wonder how long it takes for a plastic water bottle to decompose? What about that plastic fork from your salad at lunch? Before you toss these single-use plastic items in the trash, consider this:

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There are things you can do! We offer solutions here: Read 5 Single-Use Plastic Items To Stop Using Today!

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