Decomposition

Food

Apple Core

04/26/2013 - 06/26/2013

An apple core takes 2 months to decompose

Banana/Orange Peel

04/26/2013 - 04/26/2015

A Banana or Orange Peel takes up to 2 years to decompose

Clothing

Leather Shoe

04/26/2013 - 04/26/2063

A leather shoe takes up to 50 years to decompose

Nylon Shirt/Jacket

04/26/2013 - 04/26/2053

Nylon clothing will decompose in 30 to 40 years

Cotton

04/26/2013 - 09/26/2013

100% cotton takes only 1-5 months to decompose

Wool Sock

04/26/2013 - 04/26/2017

A wool sock will decompose in 1 to 5 years

Miscellaneous

Glass

04/26/2013 - 04/26/3713

Aluminum Can

04/26/2013 - 04/26/2113

Aluminum Cans decompose in 80-100 years

Paper/Paper Towel

04/26/2013 - 05/24/2013

A piece of paper or a paper towel will decompose in about 2 to 4 weeks.

Disposable Diaper

04/26/2013 - 04/26/2033

A disposable diaper will decompose in about 10 to 20 years.

Plastic Beverage Bottle

04/26/2013 - 04/26/2463

A plastic beverage bottle decomposes in about 450 years

Paper Bag

04/26/2013 - 09/26/2013

Paper bags decompose in 2 to 5 months

Cigarette Butt

04/26/2013 - 04/26/2018

A discarded cigarette or cigarette butt will decompose in 1 to 5 years

Plastic Bag

04/26/2013 - 04/26/2033

Plastic bags take from 10 to 20 years to decompose

CUB SCOUTS

CUB SCOUT

04/26/2003 - 04/26/2093