Recycling In New York City Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your remote just stopped working, because the alkaline batteries died. How do you get rid of them?
    • A. 

      Take the alkaline batteries back to the store you purchased them from

    • B. 

      Dispose of the batteries in the regular waste bin

    • C. 

      Recycle the batteries because they are metal

    • D. 

      Take the batteries to a Household Special Waste Drop-off Site

  • 2. 
    Oh no! You dropped your phone and it will no longer work. How do you properly dispose of the cell phone?
    • A. 

      Throw it away in the garbage

    • B. 

      Recycle the phone

    • C. 

      Take to a local Home Depot

    • D. 

      Take to your cell phone carrier

  • 3. 
    Liquids should be soaked up with cat liter so they do not leak.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What items are considered recyclables?
    • A. 

      Foam Plastics, Plastic Bags and Wrappers

    • B. 

      Paper and Cardboard

    • C. 

      Metal, Glass, Plastic and Cartons

  • 5. 
    What organics can not go into the brown curbside bin?
    • A. 

      Coffee and tea bags

    • B. 

      Meats

    • C. 

      Animal or pet waste

    • D. 

      Paper napkins and towels

  • 6. 
    What are New York's recycling bin colors?
    • A. 

      Green- paper and cardboard

    • B. 

      Blue- paper and cardboard

    • C. 

      Yellow- metal, glass, plastic, and cartons

    • D. 

      Blue- metal, glass, plastic and cartons

  • 7. 
    Garbage bins must be covered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You just finished refilling the antifreeze of your car and some spilled on the ground. How do you properly dispose of the waste?
    • A. 

      Let the antifreeze evaporate

    • B. 

      Use water to dilute the antifreeze and let it run into the street

    • C. 

      Use cat liter to soak up the waste and then dispose in the waste bin

    • D. 

      Use Coca-Cola to get rid of the toxins in the antifreeze

  • 9. 
    Fragile items can be placed in a bag and disposed with recyclables.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    "Recycling is key to contributing zero waste to landfills by..."- nyc.gov (Place a year ex. 2060)