"Let's Act" Waste Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 37

SettingsSettingsSettings
Act Quizzes & Trivia

Take the quiz to see how much you know about waste and the Berkeley Group.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much waste did the Berkeley Group generate in 2007/08?
    • A. 

      22,100 tonnes

    • B. 

      34,500 tonnes

    • C. 

      54,300 tonnes

    • D. 

      85,400 tonnes

  • 2. 
     What percentage of waste generated in the UK is construction waste?
    • A. 

      14%

    • B. 

      22%

    • C. 

      32%

    • D. 

      43%

  • 3. 
    The main purpose of Site Waste Management Plans is to make sure we .... our waste.
  • 4. 
    What is the Berkeley Group target in relation to construction waste?
    • A. 

      Reduce construction waste sent to landfill by 50% by 2010

    • B. 

      Reduce construction waste sent to landfill by 50% by 2012

    • C. 

      Reduce construction waste sent to landfill by 70% by 2010

    • D. 

      Reduce construction waste sent to landfill by 70% by 2012

  • 5. 
    The Berkeley Group diverted 30,000 tonnes of waste from landfill in 2007/08 by recycling that waste instead. How much landfill tax did this save?
    • A. 

      £450,000

    • B. 

      £650,000

    • C. 

      £850,000

    • D. 

      £950,000

  • 6. 
    How much waste does one person in the UK generate each year?
    • A. 

      4 times their body weight

    • B. 

      7 times their body weight

    • C. 

      9 times their body weight

    • D. 

      12 times their body weight

  • 7. 
    How many pieces of paper does a typical office worker print every day?
    • A. 

      8 pages

    • B. 

      12 pages

    • C. 

      18 pages

    • D. 

      22 pages

  • 8. 
    The Berkeley Group have set a target to send zero office waste to directly to landfill by when?
    • A. 

      April 2009

    • B. 

      August 2009

    • C. 

      April 2010

    • D. 

      August 2010

  • 9. 
    How much plastic waste is generated in the UK every year?
    • A. 

      1.3 million tonnes

    • B. 

      1.5 million tonnes

    • C. 

      2.8 million tonnes

    • D. 

      3.2 million tonnes

  • 10. 
    In the UK, we used 83Km of wrapping paper over the Christmas period. Which island(s) could you cover with that much paper?
    • A. 

      Guernsey

    • B. 

      The Isle of Man

    • C. 

      The Isles of Scilly

    • D. 

      Iona