Rinse And Clean Thursday

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Rinse And Clean Thursday - Quiz

Clean all containers and packaging to be recycled. Un-clean (contaminated) products often do not get recycled.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Pizza boxes can be recycled.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    They must however have all food waste removed.

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  • 2. 

    Choose the major cities where container lids are recommended to be removed before recycling.

    • A.

      Auckland

    • B.

      Hamilton

    • C.

      Wellington

    • D.

      Christchurch

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Hamilton
    C. Wellington
    D. Christchurch
    Explanation
    If you don’t live in these areas we recommend having a look at your local council’s website or getting in touch with them to find out what their recommendations are.

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  • 3. 

    It is good practice to squash plastic, tin and __________________ containers before recycling.  

    Correct Answer(s)
    aluminium
    Explanation
    This helps to save space to make collections more efficient.

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  • 4. 

    Rinsing containers is particularly useful if your community participates in single-stream recycling.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Single-stream recycling is where everything (eg paper, cardboard, containers, glass) is placed in a single curbside bin. Paper and cardboard is easily contaminated by liquids in containers.

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  • 5. 

    Plastic bottles from the bathroom and laundry can also be recycled.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    These containers should also be rinsed out before recycling.

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