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Going Green Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Recycling one aluminum can, can save enough energy to provide power for your television for how long? 
    • A. 

      3 seconds

    • B. 

      3 minutes

    • C. 

      3 hours

    • D. 

      3 days

  • 2. 
    On average how many pounds of waste does the average American produce in one day?
    • A. 

      8 pounds

    • B. 

      2.2 pounds

    • C. 

      3.5 pounds

    • D. 

      4.4 pounds

  • 3. 
    Which item can you not put in the recycle box at your desk? 
    • A. 

      Aluminum & Tin Cans

    • B. 

      Sticky Notes

    • C. 

      Waxed cardboard

    • D. 

      Paper with staples in them

    • E. 

      Receipts

  • 4. 
    If you subscribe to curbside yard waste collection, you can put in food scraps, meat and bones and even greasy pizza boxes!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    On average, over ____% of items put into landfills annually, can actually be recycled.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      65

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      90

  • 6. 
    You can throw away burned-out compact fluorescent bulbs the same way you throw away regular light bulbs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    About how many years would it take for one glass bottle to decompose?
    • A. 

      2,000 years

    • B. 

      4,000 years

    • C. 

      200 years

    • D. 

      400 years

  • 8. 
    What should you do on your computer prior to leaving each night to save the most energy?           
    • A. 

      Lock the computer so the screensaver comes on

    • B. 

      Leave it on all night

    • C. 

      Restart and turn the monitor off

    • D. 

      Simply log off

    • E. 

      Unplug it

  • 9. 
    Here at work, which items are okay to toss in the recycle bin. 
    • A. 

      Plastic: such as yogurt, OJ, Milk, water bottles, dairy tubs

    • B. 

      Glass: bottles & jars (all colors)

    • C. 

      Paper food containers: paper cups (Starbucks coffee cups), frozen food boxes, milk and juice containers

    • D. 

      Paper: phonebooks, magazines, file folders, paperback books, envelopes (windows ok), paper (staples too)

    • E. 

      All of the above - as long as they rinsed out and clean

  • 10. 
    What's the best way to go green here at work?
    • A. 

      Print on both sides of your paper

    • B. 

      Bring your own or use the dishes and silverware in the kitchen to save on paper and plastic items

    • C. 

      Use your recycle box under your desk for all things recyclable instead of just paper

    • D. 

      Set your computer to sleep mode rather than use screensavers

    • E. 

      Any or all of the above to help OLS reduce our carbon footprint

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