Here's what lasts more and more

Although it is not really a "material", the battery is the object of daily use that causes more damage to the environment. It takes even more time than glass to get rid of it completely. In fact, the chemicals inside it are highly toxic and resistant: lead, zinc chloride, mercury and cadmium.

Glass bottles undetermined
Plastic bottles 1000 years
Telephone/Credit cards 1000 years
Polystyrene from 100 to 1000 years
Plastic lighter
from 100 to 1000 years
Aluminium cans 500 years
Sanitary napkins and diapers 200 years
Nylon products from 30 to 40 years
Cotton swabs
from 20 to 30 years
Plastic bags
from 10 to 30 years
Cigarettes from 1 to 5 years
Chewing gum 5 years
Banana peel
2 years
Cloth and wool from 8 to 10 months
Coated paper magazine from 8 to 10 months
Match 6 months
Apple core from 3 to 6 months
Paper handkerchief 3 months
Cigarettes without filter
3 months
Newspaper
2 months
Other fruit peel
1 month

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