Fast And Fun Environmental Quiz

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The quiz is designed to create awareness of our individual and corporate environmental responsibility with the emphasis on recycling mercury and pcb containing lamps and fixtures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.  Approximately how many fluorescent tubes and lamps are replaced each year in Canada?
    • A. 

      20 million

    • B. 

      120,000

    • C. 

      10 million

    • D. 

      60 million

    • E. 

      10,000

  • 2. 
    Approximately what percentage of tubes and lamps which are replaced in Canada each year, are recycled?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      5%

    • C. 

      35%

    • D. 

      7%

    • E. 

      62%

  • 3. 
    3.  How many milligrams of mercury does a 4' fluorescent tube contain?
    • A. 

      .5 milligrams

    • B. 

      10 milligrams

    • C. 

      1.75 milligrams

    • D. 

      4.4 milligrams

    • E. 

      3.60 milligrams

  • 4. 
    4.  Roughly how many pounds of mercury seep into our underground water in Canada each year?
    • A. 

      50 lbs

    • B. 

      294 lbc

    • C. 

      580 lbs

    • D. 

      990 lbs

    • E. 

      42 lbs

  • 5. 
    5.  Mercury is harmless to humans and animals?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    6.  Approximately how many TONS of household batteries are sold in North America each year?
    • A. 

      1,000 tons

    • B. 

      450,000 tons

    • C. 

      90,000 tons

    • D. 

      250,000 tons

    • E. 

      55,000 tons

  • 7. 
    7.  Approximately what percentage of household batteries ends up in landfills?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      90%

    • E. 

      35%

  • 8. 
    8.  Approximately what percentage of Lead-Acid batteries are being recycled in the US and Canada?
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      62%

    • D. 

      97%

    • E. 

      41%

  • 9. 
    9.  Roughly how many LBs of Lead-Acid batteries does Edmonds Recycling recycle each year?
    • A. 

      2 million

    • B. 

      5 million

    • C. 

      6 million

    • D. 

      10 million

    • E. 

      100,000

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