How long does it REALLY take for plastic to decompose?
When we think about plastics, we often think about the impact that they are having in the environment. We're often told that they are very harmful to the planet, and that's absolutely the case. But we're often not told the full extent to the problem they cause. More and more plastics are being recycled. This is a good thing. The plastics are reused, and don't get thrown into landfill. Unfortunately, a high percentage of plastics is not recycled and does go to landfill. In fac