• Quiz badge

Do You Actually Know How Long It Takes Your Trash To Decompose?

From apple cores to wool socks, you might be surprised.

Everything decomposes eventually. But our trash, if not disposed of carefully, could outlive us by hundreds of years.

Answers for the following questions are based on how long it takes garbage to decompose in the wild. Keep in mind that these numbers are approximate to account for varying climates and environments.

Good luck!