Green Cleaning University - Gc101 Defining Green And Green Cleaning

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Green Quizzes & Trivia

Additional reading material and relevant web sites are provided as part of this program that you can refer to for more information on green cleaning.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sustainability is defined as "meeting the needs of the present without…
    • A. 

      Destroying the planet and the people who live on it."

    • B. 

      Increasing the standard of living for developed countries."

    • C. 

      Reducing the consumption of food and other natural resources."

    • D. 

      Compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

  • 2. 
    Which are the 3 components of the Triple Bottom-Line?
    • A. 

      Environment, Earth and Outer Space

    • B. 

      Environment, People and Places

    • C. 

      Environment, Economics and Social Equity

    • D. 

      Environment, Economics and Politics

  • 3. 
    What is the global population estimate for the year 2050?
    • A. 

      6.3 billion

    • B. 

      Over 10 billion

    • C. 

      5 million

    • D. 

      8 billion

  • 4. 
    Which best defines Green Cleaning:
    • A. 

      A series of products that are certified by Green Seal or Environmental Choice.

    • B. 

      A marketing hype to sell more products since all products are the same.

    • C. 

      A concept focused on reducing health and environmental impacts.

    • D. 

      A program certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

  • 5. 
    Fill in the blank for the basic definition of green "…products and services that reduce the ________ and ________ impacts compared to similar products and services used for the same purpose."
    • A. 

      Air, water

    • B. 

      Health, environmental

    • C. 

      Performance, cost

    • D. 

      Sales, profits

  • 6. 
    What is the estimated number of janitorial paper that is used for cleaning in the United States every year?
    • A. 

      4.5 billion lbs

    • B. 

      8 billion lbs

    • C. 

      25 billion lbs

    • D. 

      50 million lbs

  • 7. 
    The basic definition of Green Cleaning is:
    • A. 

      Cleaning to protect health and safety

    • B. 

      Cleaning to protect children and other vulnerable building occupants

    • C. 

      Cleaning to protect the environment

    • D. 

      Cleaning to protect health without harming the environment

  • 8. 
    Which original Executive Order does the definition come from:
    • A. 

      EO 12345

    • B. 

      EO 13570

    • C. 

      EO 13423

    • D. 

      EO 12170

  • 9. 
    Green Cleaning is NOT about appearances, efficiency and other issues because:
    • A. 

      It is about using more products made from hemp.

    • B. 

      The focus is on reducing health and environmental impacts.

    • C. 

      The focus is only on cost reduction.

    • D. 

      It is only about selling a certified product.

  • 10. 
    What are some of the economic benefits of using Green Cleaning in buildings?
    • A. 

      More room for cubicles.

    • B. 

      Larger restrooms.

    • C. 

      Improved worker productivity and reduced worker absenteeism.

    • D. 

      Employees with more paid time off.

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