Compost, Recycle, Or Waste - What Do I Do?

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Compost, Recycle, Or Waste - What Do I Do?

Test your knowledge and see which items can be composted, recycled, or sent to the landfill.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The cardboard coffee cup sleeves at SCU should be
    • A. 

      Composted because cardboard can be composted.

    • B. 

      Left on my coffee cup.

    • C. 

      Sent to the landfill. What a waste!

  • 2. 
    The plastic coffee lids at SCU
    • A. 

      Can't be recycled .

    • B. 

      Can be recycled because SCU can now recycle plastics 1-7.

  • 3. 
    Coffee creamer containers belong in
    • A. 

      Landfill waste.

    • B. 

      Compost.

    • C. 

      The recycling bin.

  • 4. 
    Used pizza boxes should be
    • A. 

      Composted.

    • B. 

      Thrown away.

  • 5. 
    Benson to-go containers are
    • A. 

      Plastic, so should be thrown away.

    • B. 

      Biodegradable, so should be composted.

    • C. 

      Too small to hold all my food.

  • 6. 
    Styrofoam containers are
    • A. 

      Recyclable at Santa Clara

    • B. 

      Toxic to the environment and they never break down.

  • 7. 
    The most sustainable option for to-go is
    • A. 

      A styrofoam plate covered in plastic wrap.

    • B. 

      A reusable container.

    • C. 

      A brown paper bag.

  • 8. 
    Paper plates with a waxy coating should be
    • A. 

      Thrown away.

    • B. 

      Composted.

  • 9. 
    Which of these utensils belong in compost
    • A. 

      A plastic fork from Safeway.

    • B. 

      A metal fork.

    • C. 

      A cornware fork from Santa Clara.

  • 10. 
    In which bin should you put your drink cup during a campus event?
    • A. 

      Recycling

    • B. 

      Waste

    • C. 

      Compost

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