Green Team Quiz!

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Green Team Quiz!

Take this quiz and find out how much you know about Sustainability!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Excess rainwater from the rooftop is stored in an underground cistern beside the building, where it is slowly filtered through the plants above. The cleaned water is then pumped back into Environment 3 for use in ____ and the ________ !
    • A. 

      Fish lab and indoor green wall

    • B. 

      Toilets and indoor green wall

    • C. 

      Bathroom sinks and drinking fountains

    • D. 

      Sprinkler system and indoor green wall

  • 2. 
    ________ launched the world’s first blue box recycling program in 1981.
    • A. 

      The City of Kitchener

    • B. 

      The City of Toronto

    • C. 

      The City of Oshawa

    • D. 

      Peel Region

  • 3. 
    The following items cannot be recycled and should be placed in waste bins:
    • A. 

      Egg cartons and coffee trays

    • B. 

      Plastic shopping bags

    • C. 

      Magazines and newsprint

    • D. 

      Cling wrap

  • 4. 
    In March 2017, the University also released Policy _____  - Environmental Sustainability, which serves as a foundational directive towards positive action on campus.
    • A. 

      Policy 83

    • B. 

      Policy 53

    • C. 

      Policy 23

    • D. 

      Policy 87

  • 5. 
    University of Waterloo has made a decision that, where possible, all new buildings on campus will be designed to meet LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) _______ criteria.
    • A. 

      Bronze

    • B. 

      Silver

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Platinum

  • 6. 
    __________ was the first university in Canada to adopt Greening the Campus, the philosophy that university campuses should reflect the world students seek to create.
    • A. 

      University of Toronto

    • B. 

      University of Windsor

    • C. 

      Carleton University

    • D. 

      University of Waterloo

  • 7. 
    Which of the following items are to be placed in Blue Bins?
    • A. 

      Cans, plastic and glass bottles

    • B. 

      Coffee cups and lids (remove lids), milk, cream, and juice cartons

    • C. 

      Plastic food containers and tin foil

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Discounted Grand River Transit passes are available to staff and faculty through one of two options:
    • A. 

      Corporate Pass and Community Share Pass

    • B. 

      Presto and Corporate Pass

    • C. 

      Corporate Pass and TravelWise Pass

    • D. 

      TravelWise Pass and Ride Home Pass

  • 9. 
    Campus Compost has several bins where you can drop off food waste for collection in our on-site composter. Acceptable items include:
    • A. 

      All food waste (meat, produce, baked goods, and more!)

    • B. 

      Paper plates without a wax coating

    • C. 

      Paper napkins and paper towels

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    UWaterloo Food Services has a pilot program with the Region of Waterloo to have Green Bins in ____ kitchens.  This helps divert food waste from preparation and spoilage that would otherwise go to landfill.
    • A. 

      25% of

    • B. 

      Most

    • C. 

      50% of

    • D. 

      All