Coke 's Sustainability Month - Recycling Quiz

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A challenging short reycling quiz to stir up your inner recycling frenzy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Can you recycle ceramic cups in your home recycling bin?  

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    Ceramic, drinking glasses & oven proof glass contaminate the recycled glass. As little as 5 grams per tonne can cause a weak spot in the glass which could cause explosion during manufacturing process.

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  • 2. 

    Can you recycle foam cups in your home recycling bin?  

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    We do not accept foam cup for recycling.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following items can not be placed in your home recycling bin?  

    • A.

      Plastic bags

    • B.

      Chinese take away container

    • C.

      Nappies

    • D.

      Aerosol cans

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Plastic bags
    C. Nappies
    Explanation
    We can not accept plastic bags in the recycling bin because they wrap around our machine when come through and cause machine to jam and shut down. However, you can take your plastic bags to Coles and Woolworths' special plastic bag collection bin for them to be recycled. We can not recycle nappies as they are made from non recyclable material and they often hold human waste.

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  • 4. 

    Recently, Coke and Visy launched a free public recycling trial in which of the fast food store chain?  

    • A.

      McDonalds

    • B.

      KFC

    • C.

      Subway

    • D.

      Oporto

    • E.

      Hungry Jacks

    Correct Answer
    D. Oporto
    Explanation
    The free recycling trial is a jointed initiative between Coke, Visy and Oporto and it has been proven extremely successful at engaging diners to recycle while achieve a very low contamination rate.

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  • 5. 

    Currently, Australian only recycled around what percentage of plastic bottles?

    • A.

      90%

    • B.

      60%

    • C.

      40%

    • D.

      20%

    • E.

      10%

    Correct Answer
    D. 20%
    Explanation
    Yes, we only recycled about 22% of plastic bottles! There is definitely room for improvement.

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  • 6. 

    What is the average amount of rubbish an Australian produce in a year?  

    • A.

      200 kg

    • B.

      600 kg

    • C.

      800 kg

    • D.

      1 tonne

    Correct Answer
    D. 1 tonne
    Explanation
    We produce about 1 tonne of rubbish per person per year and we have around 4.2 million people in Sydney. This amounts to astonishing 4.2 million tonnes of rubbish per year. Recycling is the most effective way to avoid all those rubbish end up at landfill. So please recycle all the recyclables and help reduce landfill.

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  • 7. 

    How many times can a steel can be recycled?  

    • A.

      10 times

    • B.

      50 times

    • C.

      100 times

    • D.

      Infinite amount of time

    Correct Answer
    D. Infinite amount of time
    Explanation
    Steel cans can be recycled indefinitely as long as you put them in the recycling bin!

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  • 8. 

    How many types of plastic have been identified by the plastic identification code?  

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    D. 7
    Explanation
    Plastic Identification Code identified seven types of plastic. Coke’s beverage bottles are normally made from Type 1 plastic which is PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate). Visy recycled all seven types of plastics, so you do not need to read the plastic identification code, as long as it is a plastic bottle and container, you can put it into the recycling bin.

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  • 9. 

    How many tonnes of recyclables Visy recycled in the last financial year?

    • A.

      500,000 tonnes

    • B.

      1, 000,000 tonnes

    • C.

      1, 500,000 tonnes

    • D.

      2,000,000 tonnes

    Correct Answer
    D. 2,000,000 tonnes
    Explanation
    Visy recycled in total 2,152,100 tonnes of recyclables in the last financial year (2007/2008). However, 3/4 we recycle is paper and cardboard. Total steel, aluminium, glass and plastic bottles and containers recycling only makes up less than 1/4 of the total recyclables. So there is definitely room for improvement!

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  • 10. 

    In less than 50 words, please describe the reasons you recycle? ( Feel free to put down anything you want us to know, e.g. how to improve recycling in your community, information and assistance you would like to have to become a better recycler etc. There is no right or wrong answer for this question)

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