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 How much weight does it take to sink a plastic bottle?

Answer To determine how much weight will be needed to sink a sealed plastic bottle in water, the weight of the volume displaced by the bottle must be found. Assuming a 1-gallon bottle with an empty weigh... Read More »
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How long does it take for a plastic bottle to decompose?

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