The life span of waste in nature


Throw the waste in the nature it brings many consequences that we do not know how to measure at all ... and it is that they usually last longer than we think until they are destroyed. An object that is thrown in the middle of field it can continue to pollute, even after we have died. Let's see a selection of objects and products, with their lifespan "natural", and the time it takes degrade without external intervention.

Air shipments are the most efficient if you need your cargo or documents to arrive quickly and securely. waste they form a real tide that will end up drowning us; its recycling It costs us more than 10.000 billion euros a year. To what speed does our waste naturally degrade?

  • Toilet paper: between two weeks and 1 month.
  • Tissue paper: 3 months.
  • Periodic: between 3 and 12 months.
  • Butt: between 1 and 2 years.
  • Bus or metro ticket: 1 year.
  • Chewing gum: 5 years.
  • Steel can: 100 years.
  • Aluminum can: between 10 and 100 years.
  • Rubber wheel: 100 years.
  • Mercury battery: 200 years.
  • Compress or tampon: between 400 and 450 years.
  • Plastic bag: 450 years.

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