PROJECT SANKALP " GO GREEN "
[B] Environment & Sustainability
➢ Challenge 1 – #How long until it is gone?
According to one of the researches, the following is the estimated time for
some everyday items to decompose in landfills:
Plastic bottle: 70-450 years
Plastic bag: 500-1,000 years
Tin can: around 50 years
Leather shoes: 25-40 years
Thread: 3-4 months
Cotton: 1-5 months
Rope: 3-14 months
Cigarette: 1-12 years
Aluminum can: 200 years
Milk packet (tetra) covers and
drink packets: 5 years
Nylon clothes: 30-40 years
Sanitary napkins and children
diapers: 500-800 years
Glass bottles: 1,000,000 years
Hair spray bottle: 200-500 years
Fishing line: 600 years
Glass bottle: 1-2 million years
Above points shown items how long they remain on Earth and seas
In my house many plastic items like plastic bottle,plastic food packaging box,etc
I inspire them to take a pledge to #giveup
Atleast one single use plastic (plastic bottle).
We not to use plastic bottles near future.
#bsgindia #stayathome #scouts4sdgs
#plasticchallenge #bsgptt #sankalpbyscoutguide