This Is One Thing You Can Do To Keep Our Beaches Clean
It’s shocking how long some trash items take to break down.
And that’s why it’s so important to make sure we’re all doing our part to keep our beaches and waters clean.
So in this video, you’ll learn the approximate time it takes for trash left on our beaches to break down.
Check it out below!
Keep Our Beaches Clean [VIDEO]
Here’s a list of some common items and the amount of time they take to break down:
- Paper: 2 – 6 weeks
- Cardboard: 3 months
- Orange Peel: 2 years
- Chewing Gum: 5 years
- Plastic Wrapper: 5 years
- Cigarette Butt: 10 years
- Plastic Bag: 10 – 20 years
- Wet Wipe: 100 years
- Aluminum Can: 200 years
- Disposable Diaper: 450 years
- Fishing Line: 600 years
- Plastic Bottle: 100 – 1,000 years
Remember, we should all leave no trace behind.
That simply means that anything we take with us to the beach, or out on any body of water, comes back with us.
And try to leave the beach cleaner than how you found it.
We can make a difference, together!
Let’s all do our part in conserving our waters and keeping our beaches clean!
Do you have any beach clean-ups planned?
Let me know down in the comments!
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