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www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1543-measuring-biodegradability

Jun 19, 2008 ... It may take many years before the toy car disappears entirely. ... Styrofoam cup. 500 years to forever ... Plastic bags have only been around for about 50 years, so how do the scientists know how long they take to degrade?

sciencing.com/long-styrofoam-break-down-5407877.html

Apr 24, 2017 ... Unfortunately, Styrofoam, a brand name of a polystyrene product, takes a hefty toll on the environment and takes a very long time to decompose ...

www.csuohio.edu/sustainability/fun-stuff-and-fast-facts

Here's How Long it Takes for Certain Products to Decompose ... years; Plastic Jug: 1 million years; Glass: 1-2 million years; Styrofoam: 1+ million years. Source: http://behealthyandrelax.com/2007/11/how-long-does-it-take-to-decompose ...

www.quora.com/Recycling-How-long-does-it-take-for-styrofoam-to-decompose

The short version is, it takes longer for styrofoam to decompose than the time that has elapsed since styrofoam was invented. In other words, we don't know, but ...

www.reference.com/science/long-styrofoam-decompose-618324f067462d41

Styrofoam does not decompose in the environment under normal circumstances. Much like plastic, Styrofoam is made from a polystyrene-based petroleum ...

www.reference.com/science/long-styrofoam-cup-decompose-a60d0ca6f1f83b4e

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, a Styrofoam cup will decompose in approximately 50 years and a Styrofoam buoy in about 80 years. It is a ...

behealthyandrelax.com/2007/11/how-long-does-it-take-to-decompose

Check out how long each of these products take to decompose in the environment… ... Jug: 1 million years; Glass: 1-2 million years; Styrofoam: 1+ million years.

teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/magazines/edition4/pdfs/SN4-041408-REPRO-2.pdf

Apr 14, 2008 ... items can take a long time to decompose ... to decompose? Styrofoam cup ... How long does it take for an aluminum can to decompose?

www.thebalance.com/how-long-does-it-take-garbage-to-decompose-2878033

Feb 28, 2017 ... How long does it take garbage to decompose, such as plastic bags, bottles ... Styrofoam- It does not biodegrade;; Nylon Fabric- 30-40 years; ...