Umass Recycling Quiz - What Goes In The Recycling Bin?

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Umass Recycling Quiz - What Goes In The Recycling Bin?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The University of Massachusetts recycling guidelines are always the same as my recycling guidelines at home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    If a plastic item has the recycling triangle on it,  then it can be recycled in the recycling bin at UMass. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of these items are recyclable in the UMass recycling bin? 
    • A. 

      Coffee Cup

    • B. 

      Solo Cup

    • C. 

      Iced Coffee Cup (clear plastic)

    • D. 

      Plastic Plate

    • E. 

      Empty Water Bottle

    • F. 

      Dixie Cup

  • 4. 
    Which of these paper items are recyclable in the UMass recycling bin? 
    • A. 

      Paper Towel

    • B. 

      Tissues

    • C. 

      Paper Bag

  • 5. 
    Which of the following plastic items are recyclable in the UMass recycling bin?
    • A. 

      Black or White Microwavable Tray

    • B. 

      Colored Bottle

    • C. 

      Sandwich Bag or Cling Wrap

    • D. 

      Plastic Bag or Film

  • 6. 
    Which of these food service clamshells are recyclable in the UMass recycling bin?
    • A. 

      Clear Plastic Clamshell (from most delis and grocery stores)

    • B. 

      UMass To-Go Plastic Clamshell

  • 7. 
    Which of these "paper" items are recyclable in the UMass recycling bin? 
    • A. 

      UMass To-Go coated paper coffee cup

    • B. 

      UMass To-Go coated paper soup container

    • C. 

      Dirty Pizza Box

    • D. 

      Clean (mostly) Pizza Box

  • 8. 
    Which of these plastic items are recyclable in the UMass recycling bin? 
    • A. 

      Blister Pack

    • B. 

      Plastic Utensils

    • C. 

      Plastic Straws

    • D. 

      Yogurt Cups (empty)

    • E. 

      Plastic Condiment Packages

    • F. 

      Plastic Tubs

  • 9. 
    Which of these paper items are recyclable in the UMass recycling bin? 
    • A. 

      Shredded Paper in Plastic Bag (together)

    • B. 

      Envelope with Plastic Window

    • C. 

      Manila Envelope with Bubble Wrap Liner

    • D. 

      Sticky Notes

  • 10. 
    Which of these paperboard items are recyclable in the bin?
    • A. 

      Cereal Box

    • B. 

      Frozen Food Packaging

    • C. 

      Bulk Beverage Cartons

  • 11. 
    Which of these paper items are recyclable in the bin?
    • A. 

      Spiral Notebooks

    • B. 

      Magazines

    • C. 

      Hardcover books

    • D. 

      Softcover books

  • 12. 
    Which of these items are recyclable in the UMass recycling bin?
    • A. 

      Foil Wrapped Pouches

    • B. 

      Milk Cartons

    • C. 

      Pringles Container (paperboard and foil package)

    • D. 

      Juice Box

    • E. 

      Juice Container

    • F. 

      Single use beverage bottle (empty)

    • G. 

      Aluminum beverage cans & bottles

  • 13. 
    Which of these glass items are recyclable in the bin?  
    • A. 

      Glass Bottle

    • B. 

      Beaker

    • C. 

      Drinking Glass

    • D. 

      Light Bulb

    • E. 

      Broken Glass

  • 14. 
    Which of these metal/foil lined items are recyclable in the UMass recycling bin?
    • A. 

      Chip Bag

    • B. 

      Aerosol Can

    • C. 

      Aluminum Foil