• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking towards San Francisco at sunrise.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

Answers - Living With Trash

Banana peel

1. Banana peel will take letter C, "3 to 5 weeks to decompose."

 
A single cigarette butt extinguished on the floor.

2. Cigarette butt will take letter B, "10 years to decompose."

 
An unmarked aluminum soda can.

3. Aluminum can will take letter A, "100 years to decompose."

 
An image of a sea turtle that was caught up in a plastic six-pack holder and eventually grew with it's midsection confined to the narrow space.

4. Plastic six-pack holder will take letter C, "450 years to decompose."

 
Image of green glass bottles.

5. Glass bottles will take letter C, "Forever to decompose."

 

Did You Know?

Compact flourescent bulb

Replacing an incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent or LED bulb saves 100 pounds of carbon and $20 a year.