How long does it take plastic to decompose in a landfill site?

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How long does plastic take to decompose?

Plastic doesn't decompose, unless it's made of vegetable oil.Normal plastic breaks down eventually into tiny pieces, but they'restill tiny pieces of plastic, which kill birds

How long does it take for plastic bottles to decompose in a landfill?

It takes 70-450 years to decompose. And if you buy biodegradable platic it only takes 75-180 days. Wow, that is a BIG difference and that is fantastic that people actually l

How long does it take things to decompose in a landfill?

depends on what it is try being more specific! this is want i know off the top of my head: plastic bottles: 70-450 years piece of paper: 2-5 months plastic bag: 500-

How long does it take for cardboard box to decompose in a landfill?

It depends on the mass of the cardboard I did an experiment and found out that in 2 weeks cardboard's mass decreased 0.04g so if a piece of cardboard has the mass of 0.40g

How long does it take a paper grocery bag to decompose in a landfill?

How long does it take to biodegrade? . According to the February issue of Oprah magazine : . It takes a brown paper bag 1 to 5 months to biodegrade; . cigarette butts and