W&m Sustainability - IT Starts With You

10 Questions
Sustainability Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz tests you on your knowledge about the steps you can take to live more sustainably on campus. A score of 80% or higher will make you eligible for a free coffee or tea at The Daily Grind!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How we waste affects out health on a local and global scale. Living more sustainably can make a difference.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A five minute shower can take up to how many gallons of water?
    • A. 

      6 gallons

    • B. 

      13 gallons

    • C. 

      35 gallons

    • D. 

      10 gallons

  • 3. 
    Recycling, composting, and reusing could cut our community's waste stream up to...
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      Not at all

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 4. 
    What recycling options are available to students on campus? (may select multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Plastic Bag Recycling (white bins)

    • B. 

      Plastic bottles, paper products, and aluminum cans (blue bins)

    • C. 

      Batteries and electronics (near Swem circulation desk )

    • D. 

      Greasy pizza boxes (blue bins)

  • 5. 
    William and Mary Dining Services provides students with free reusable to-go boxes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What can earn you a discount at The Daily Grind? (may select multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Bring in your own reusable mug

    • B. 

      Join the bungie jumping club

    • C. 

      Use one of The Grind's in-house mugs

    • D. 

      Order a double shot no foam latté

  • 7. 
    What are some small steps you can take to reduce our student body's energy consumption? (may select multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Turn off the lights when you leave the room!

    • B. 

      Unplug ALL electronics when you leave for break

    • C. 

      Drink more coffee

    • D. 

      Complete the W&M Triathlon... twice

  • 8. 
    What options do you have if you would like to contribute more to on-campus sustainability? (may select multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Check out Swem's Sustainability Guide at: http://guides.swem.wm.edu/Sustainability

    • B. 

      Buy local produce from RealFood Cooperative

    • C. 

      Join A.M.P.'s Sustainability and Diversity Committee

    • D. 

      Buy frozen yogurt from that robot outside of the Students' X-Change

  • 9. 
    What are some other ways (not mentioned in the video) that you can get involved with sustainability?
    • A. 

      Join Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC)

    • B. 

      Apply for a Green Fees Project Grant through the Committee on Sustainability

    • C. 

      Apply for a Dining Services Internship

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Why should you drink from a reusable water bottle rather than from plastic water bottles?
    • A. 

      Only 24% of plastic water bottles end up recycled

    • B. 

      It takes four liters of water to make one liter of bottled water

    • C. 

      Filtered water bottle refilling stations are all over campus

    • D. 

      All of the above