Are You Living Sustainably In The Residence Halls? Take This Quiz For A Green Room Certification

13 Questions

Are You Living Sustainably In The Residence Halls? Take This Quiz For A Green Room Certification

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you have a separate container for recyclables in your room? 
    • A. 

      Yes, and I use it to easily collect and separate my recyclables.

    • B. 

      No, but I always separate my trash from my recyclables in the communal trash room.

    • C. 

      No, but I recycle materials from my room sometimes.

  • 2. 
    Do you use disposable cups, plates, or silverware in your room?
    • A. 

      Yes, I use all three for a few meals a week.

    • B. 

      Yes, I use 1-2 of them for a few meals a week.

    • C. 

      No, I only use washable plates, silverware, and cups.

    • D. 

      Yes, but rarely.

  • 3. 
    How do you take class notes?
    • A. 

      Mostly electronically

    • B. 

      Mostly on paper

    • C. 

      About half and half, depending on the class

  • 4. 
    What kinds of textbooks do you prefer to buy?
    • A. 

      Electronic

    • B. 

      Used, paper

    • C. 

      New, paper

  • 5. 
    How many aerosols are in your room? (febreeze, shaving cream, dry shampoo, etc.)
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1-3

    • C. 

      4-5

    • D. 

      5+

  • 6. 
    What kind of lighting do you use in your room most often?
    • A. 

      The overhead lights in my room.

    • B. 

      Fairy/Christmas lights and other LED lights.

    • C. 

      Natural light.

  • 7. 
    How often do you turn off your lights?
    • A. 

      Every time I leave my room.

    • B. 

      About 75% of the time I leave my room.

    • C. 

      About 50% of the time I leave my room.

    • D. 

      Rarely or never.

  • 8. 
    How often do you unplug your electronics? 
    • A. 

      Every time I leave my room.

    • B. 

      About 75% of the time I leave my room.

    • C. 

      About 50%of the time I leave my room.

    • D. 

      Rarely or never.

  • 9. 
    How many electrical appliances (fridges, microwaves, coffeemakers, televisions, etc.) are in your room?
    • A. 

      5+

    • B. 

      4-5

    • C. 

      1-3

  • 10. 
    How often do you wash your clothes in the cold (colors) setting?
    • A. 

      Most of the time

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Rarely or Never

  • 11. 
    Where do you get your water from? 
    • A. 

      I buy packs of bottled water, or single bottles from the cafeteria.

    • B. 

      I have a reusable water bottle that I refill.

    • C. 

      I buy single bottles of water, but I reuse them a few times before I recycle them.

    • D. 

      I use a water filter pitcher/bottle.

  • 12. 
    Do leave your water running while you brush your teeth, or turn it off? 
    • A. 

      Leave it on

    • B. 

      Turn it off

  • 13. 
    About long are your showers?
    • A. 

      About 5 minutes

    • B. 

      5-10 minutes

    • C. 

      10-15 minutes

    • D. 

      15+ minutes