Is Rubber Biodegradable? Here's What You Should Know
Aug 20, 2020·One example is rubber shoe bottoms. The soles of shoes are often made from rubber. However, when thrown out, it can take 80 years for some boot soles to decompose. Rubber latex gloves are another case in point. While these items will decay, the process is prolonged. For this reason, latex gloves are not recommended for standard cold composting.