Test Your Recycling Knowledge!

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Test Your Recycling Knowledge!

This quiz is meant to test your knowledge of recycling dos and don'ts on Wesleyan's campus. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What number plastic(s) can be recycled in Glass, Metal, Plastic?
    • A. 

      #1

    • B. 

      #3

    • C. 

      #5, #6

    • D. 

      #1, #2

  • 2. 
    What is important to keep in mind when recycling a container that once contained a food or beverage?
    • A. 

      Make sure the container is closed tightly so no residue will leak out.

    • B. 

      Absolutely nothing.

    • C. 

      Rinse out any excess residue before recycling.

  • 3. 
    When recycling a glass/plastic bottle or a milk/juice carton, what is it important to remember?
    • A. 

      Remove the cap before recycling.

    • B. 

      Smush it down as much as possible before recycling.

    • C. 

      Shred before recycling.

  • 4. 
    When recycling packets of paper, the staple needs to be removed. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following cannot be recycled in mixed paper?
    • A. 

      Paper coffee cups.

    • B. 

      Junk mail.

    • C. 

      Post-it notes.

    • D. 

      Paper towels.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following can be recycled in the Science Center Lobby?
    • A. 

      Rubber-soled shoes.

    • B. 

      CDs and Floppies.

    • C. 

      Cell phones and batteries.

    • D. 

      Printer cartridges.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    Who should you contact with questions regarding recycling at Wes?