How long does it take your garbage to decompose? - WFLA News Channel 8

How long does it take your garbage to decompose?

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Think about all the things you throw away on a daily basis.

Now think about how long it takes them to decompose.

It can be anywhere from 2 weeks (paper towels, orange peels to 50 years (styrofoam cup).

Click through the SLIDESHOW above to learn more!

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