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Old October 25th, 2012, 11:56 AM
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How Long until it's gone - interesting environmental graph

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Gosh, I am totally amazed that it takes that long, a disposable diaper, 450 years?? What does disposable mean then, obviously NOT degradeable....Scary for sure.
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Well, I am not saying cruise ships dump these items, I know they don't. But certainly other vessels do; cargo, sailboats, yachts, etc.
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Donna,
You are exactly right - disposable just means wasteful, not necessarily good for the environment.
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