Trash Life

How long will our trash be around?

  • Cigarette Butts 1 - 5 years​
  • Aluminum Cans & tabs 500 years​
  • Glass Bottles 1,000 years​
  • Plastic Bags​ 10 - 20 years​
  • Plastic Coated Paper​ 5 years​
  • Plastic Film Containers​ 20 - 30 years​
  • Nylon Fabric​ 30 - 40 years​
  • Leather​ up to 50 years​
  • Wool Sock 1 - 5 years​
  • Orange & Banana Peels​ up to 2 years​
  • Tin Cans​ 50 years​
  • Plastic Six-Pack Holders 100 years​
  • Plastic Bottles & Styrofoam​ Indefinitely