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31 July, 2007

Health Warnings-1: "Bio-degradability of Some Materials"

Banana Peels : 3 to 4 months
Paper Bags : One month
Cotton Bags: 5 months
Woollen: One year
Wood : 10 to 15 years
Tin cans: 50 to 100 years
Aluminium cans: 200 to 500 years
Plastic Bags: One Million Years
Bottles (Glass) : Unknown

So use them carefully and dispose of them responsibly!
(Courtesy: Centre for Science & Environment, New Delhi)

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