Adopt-A-Highway effort gets results
It takes between 10 and 20 years for a plastic bag to decompose if thrown in the ditch alongside a highway.
It takes between one and five years for a cigarette butt that has been thrown out a window to decompose.
An aluminum can takes between 200 and 500 years to break down.
These were just some of the facts shared by Douglas County Public Works Director Dave Robley at Tuesday's regular county board meeting.
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