- A sheet of paper--two to five months
- An orange peel--six months
- A paper milk carton (like we drink from at lunch)--five years
- A cigarette butt--ten years
- A tin can (like a soup can)--100 years
- A pop can--200-500 years
- A plastic bag--500-1,000 years
- A Styrofoam cup (like from Sonic or Portillo's)--NEVER!!!
And if you have an Earth friendly tip for me, feel free to share it. I like to learn as much as I can.