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Sustainability Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz helps the Cal Dining Sustainability Team evaluate how well employees know how to sort their waste. Please take the next 5 minutes to answer the following questions. Thank you for your participation!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the waste streams on campus?
    • A. 

      Landfill and recycling

    • B. 

      Compost, landfill, paper, and bottles/cans

    • C. 

      Plastics, compost, and landfill

    • D. 

      Compost and paper

  • 2. 
    Which of the following goes into the blue paper recycling bins? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Cardboard

    • B. 

      Coffee materials (i.e. eco lids, cups, straws, stirring sticks, cup sleeves, grounds, filters)  

    • C. 

      Used napkins

    • D. 

      Receipts

    • E. 

      Mixed packaging (combined plastic/paper/foil wrappers)

    • F. 

      Wax paper/ wax coated paper

  • 3. 
    Which of the following goes into the black landfill bins? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Glass jars

    • C. 

      Plastics 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Plastics 3, 4, 5, and 6

    • E. 

      Plastics 7 PLA

    • F. 

      "soft" plastics (i.e. saran wrap, blue gloves)

    • G. 

      Mixed packaging (combined plastic/paper/foil wrappers)

    • H. 

      Food waste

  • 4. 
    Which of the following goes into the blue bottles and cans recycling bins? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Aluminum

    • B. 

      Glass jars

    • C. 

      Coffee materials (i.e. eco lids, cups, straws, stirring sticks, cup sleeves, grounds, filters)

    • D. 

      Plastics 1 and 2

    • E. 

      Plastics 3, 4, 5, and 6

    • F. 

      Plastics 7 PLA

    • G. 

      "soft" plastics (i.e. saran wrap, blue gloves)

  • 5. 
    Which of the following goes into the green compost bins? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Coffee materials (i.e. eco lids, cups, straws, stirring sticks, cup sleeves, grounds, filters)

    • B. 

      Used napkins

    • C. 

      Receipts

    • D. 

      Plastics 1 and 2

    • E. 

      Plastics 3, 4, 5, and 6

    • F. 

      Plastics 7 PLA

    • G. 

      "soft" plastics (i.e. saran wrap, blue gloves)

    • H. 

      Cardboard

    • I. 

      Wax paper/ wax coated paper

    • J. 

      Food waste

  • 6. 
    Why is it important to compost? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      It will help UC Berkeley reach its Zero Waste Goal by 2020

    • B. 

      Compost can be converted into soil to grow new foods

    • C. 

      Food waste can be diverted from landfills where they are harmful to the environment

  • 7. 
    What else can you do to promote zero waste? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Properly sort your waste

    • B. 

      Help others sort their waste

    • C. 

      Use your own mug at work

    • D. 

      Let the general manager know of any problems you see