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One day a year we like to remind you (cause we forget too!):

Decomposition
Rates

Paper

2-4 Weeks

Leaves

1-3 Months

Orange Peels

6 Months

Milk Carton

5 years

Plastic Bag

10-20 Years

Plastic Container

50-80 Years

Aluminum Can

80 Years

Tin Can

100 Years

Plastic Soda Bottle

450 Years

Glass Bottle

500 Years

Styrofoam

Never

I got these from: www.slocomhouse.com/recycling.html