How long does paper take to decompose?
Paper in a warm moist landfill will decompose in 2 or 3 weeks. If it is cooler and drier, then it will take longer. Paper will survive in a very dry climate for many hundreds of years (people find old newspapers in the walls of their houses).
Stronger paper, like cartridge paper and board will take longer,
depending on the thickness and toughness, as well as the moisture
and heat mentioned above.
It depends on dampness, proximity to soil bacteria, quantity of paper e.g. a thick book or a few pages, if shredded or not etc.
Shredded paper scattered in a garden soil disappears in a few
paper takes about 2-5 weeks to decompose.
Paper will decompose in a warm damp environment in a few weeks. In a dry environment, paper can remain intact for years.
Since it takes several months for wood to biodegrade, paper will only take about a month to biodegrade, because it is made from wood, but it isn't very thick.
A single paper bag can take 3-4 weeks to decompose. Read More
It takes about 3 to 4 weeks to decompose a paper bag. Read More
It takes at least 300 years for a paper plait to decompose. >=-( Read More
Various factors determine how long it takes paper to compose, such as the environment and the type of paper product. A paper bag may decompose in a month, while it may take cardboard 2 months to decompose. Read More
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It takes a paper cup a month to decompose in a back yard compost. It takes six weeks in the ocean. Read More
it takes 100 years to for it to decompose but a plastic one because plastic can not decompose so it can't Read More
Because a paper plate is made of trees, and is an organic material, it should take it around 3 months to decompose. However, in a landfill it will take much longer. Read More
It can take up to two months for an apple core to decompose in a landfill. Banana peels will take a few days to decompose. While glass takes a very long time to decompose, a paper bag can take up to five months. Read More
it takes 4 months for an ice cream container to decompose Read More
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The amount of time it takes for a paperclip to decompose depends on the material it is made out of. Metal paperclips take longer to decompose than plastic ones. Read More
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A juice box can take as long as 300 years to decompose. This is because a juice box can be made up of six different layers of paper, plastic and aluminum. Read More
Depends on what they're made of. Plastic? paper? foil? cellophane? Read More
When I bought Simple Sandals from Whole Foods, the paper said that the average rubber shoe can take up to 1000 years to fully decompose- the sandals take 20. Read More
it depends, if it is totally made up of paper it shall take 100 years although if it is made up of plastic then never it all depends on the thing you want to decompose Read More
It matters what it is made of. If it is paper then it would take a couple months if bacteria is present. Read More
can not decompose Read More
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A typical juice box is composed of between three and six layers of plastic, paper and aluminum. It is estimated that it will take a juice box at least 300 years to decompose. Read More
Glass does not decompose. Read More
1700 years to decompose Read More
No it does not decompose it will hurt the nature Read More
iron does not decompose but after a long time and i mean a long time it just starts to flake away but does not decompose Read More
Brass is a metal it does no decompose. Only organic materials can decompose. Read More
it takes 6months for a leaf to decompose. Read More
couple weeks to decompose. Read More
it takes about 10 years to decompose . Read More
it takes over a year for it to decompose Read More
Glass doesn't decompose. Read More
It can take an aluminum can up to 50 to 60 years to decompose. Read More
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Fiber glass may take a very long to decompose depending on its composition. If it is pure glass or made from sand then it may never decompose. Read More
A cotton bag will take a few months to biodegrade/decompose. Read More
depends what in. if its just out in the open it will take years to fully decompose Read More