The Benefits Of Recycling

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Recycling Quizzes & Trivia

Examine the benefits of recycling. Examine the many ways in which we can recycle.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Every ton of new glass produced generates how many pounds of air pollution?
    • A. 

      27.8

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      17.8

  • 2. 
    To manufacture 85 million tons of paper, how many trees must be cut down and processed?
    • A. 

      2 billion

    • B. 

      1.4 billion

    • C. 

      2.4 billion

    • D. 

      3 billion

  • 3. 
    Over 5 billion aluminum cans are recycled each year. If laid end to end, these cans would form a line reaching from?
    • A. 

      Los Angles to Miami

    • B. 

      Philadelphia to New York

    • C. 

      New York to Paris

    • D. 

      The earth to the moon

  • 4. 
    Recycling one ton of paper saves?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      10

  • 5. 
    For each $1,000.00 of fast food served, the solid waste created equals?
    • A. 

      200 lbs

    • B. 

      100 lbs

    • C. 

      75 lbs

    • D. 

      50 lbs

  • 6. 
    How many pounds of plastic are thrown out yearly by Americans?
    • A. 

      30 million

    • B. 

      20 million

    • C. 

      20 billion

    • D. 

      10 billion

  • 7. 
    The percent of solid waste recycled in Japan is 50%, Western Europe is 30% and the United States is?
    • A. 

      10 %

    • B. 

      15 %

    • C. 

      20 %

    • D. 

      30 %

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