The length of time it takes for biodegradable wipes to decompose can vary widely depending on the specific materials used in the wipes, the environmental conditions they are exposed to, and the presence of the necessary microorganisms.
In general, biodegradable wipes will take longer to decompose than organic matter like food scraps or yard waste, but they will eventually break down into natural, harmless compounds.
In a landfill, where the conditions are not ideal for biodegradation, biodegradable wipes may take several years to decompose.
In anaerobic conditions (without oxygen), the decomposition process may be slowed down even further. On the other hand, in an aerobic environment (with oxygen), such as in a compost pile or in soil, biodegradable wipes may break down more quickly.
The specific length of time it takes for biodegradable wipes to decompose in these environments can vary, but it is generally estimated to be several months to a year or more.