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Q: How long does it take a Styrofoam cup to decompose?
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About how long does it take a styrofoam cup to decompose?

400 YEARS.... !


How long it takes a styrofoam cup to decompose?

In a clean dry place out if the sun, never!


How long does it take for a styrofoam cup to decompose in a landfill?

Plastic made from fossil-fuel oil never decomposes. It may break down into tiny pieces of plastic after some time, and may even be eaten by animals and insects, but styrofoam and other plastics do not decompose.


How long does it take a plastic cup to decompose?

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How long does it take for a polyester cup to decompose?

250 years;-)


How long does it take for a banana peel a leather shoe a plastic jug and a styrofoam cup to decompose?

One (1) month, 25-40 years, 50-450 years, and 50 years are the time that it respectively takes a banana peel, a leather shoe, a plastic jug, and a styrofoam cup to decompose. But the length responds to access to proper levels of air, heat, light, micro-organisms, and moisture.


How long does it take for a paper cup to decompose?

It takes a paper cup a month to decompose in a back yard compost. It takes six weeks in the ocean.


How long does a plastic cup last in a landfill?

A plastic cup can take 50-80 years to decompose.


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How long does it take for ceramic cup to decompose?

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