How long does it take for an aluminum can to decompose
It takes approximately 500 years for aluminum can to decompose. Thanks for using ChaCha!
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- It can take an aluminum can up to 500 years to decompose.
- 100 to 500 years but some say in certain conditions it won't decompose, for example in the ocean!
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- Glass takes over 1,000,000 (one million) years to decompose in our landfills
- It takes 80 - 100 years for an aluminum can to decompose (break down and disappear) in our landfills and dumps
- It takes 80 to 100 years for an aluminum can to decompose, but a recycled aluminum can is back in the store as a new can in six weeks
- It takes anywhere from 100-500 years for an aluminum can to decompose
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- It takes about 450 years for a plastic six pack cover to decompose
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- How long does it take for steel, aluminum and glass to decompose?
- Q: You don't have to answer all of those questions, if you know just one it's fine. Thank you for helping me pass Grd 10.
- A: Under normal environmental conditions steel is the least stable of these materials. Steel rusts and keeps rusting until it's gone. A chunk of steel left outside -- I'd give it 50 years but there will be a wide margin. Aluminum forms a "protective" oxide coating that arrests further oxidation. Glass is forever. We find glass bits from the ancient Egyptians and Chinese that are thousands of years old.
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