How do scientists know or estimate how long it takes for certain materials (disposable diapers, styrofoam, etc) to decompose?



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    They can do chemical experiments when they know the ingredients that make the product.  By understanding the half-life of materials that are used they can calculate an estimated life span mathematically.

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