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1 Eco Hospital Jeopardy Content developed by Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (mdh2e.org) For additional information or comments contact:

2 Eco Hospital Jeopardy ToxicsU R What You Eat Waste AwayOn the Homefront Carbon Footprint Bonus Question: 5000 pts

3 Toxics: 200 Question This heavy metal is a neurotoxin commonly found in sphygmomanometers, gastrointestinal devices, and fluorescent lights. Answer Mercury

4 Toxics: 400 Question This group of plugged-in products – used at home and work – is the fastest growing portion of the solid waste stream in the United States. Think before you throw one out – it may contain heavy metals like cadmium and lead. Answer Electronics

5 Toxics: 600 Question This “colorful” method of cleaning refers to using techniques and products that avoid the use of chemically-reactive and toxic products as much as possible. Answer Green Cleaning

6 Toxics: 800 Question This additive in plastic, Di-ethyl-hexyl- phthalate (DEHP), make the plastic soft and pliable. Unfortunately studies show it is harmful to developing male babies. What common hospital product often contains DEHP? Answer IV bags and/or IV tubing

7 Toxics: 1000 Question These toxic chemicals accumulate in humans the more they are exposed to them. They are commonly added to hospital and consumer products such as IV pumps, hospital beds, mattresses, and curtains to prevent them from catching on fire. Answer (Brominated) Flame Retardants

8 What You Eat: 200 Question This type of fresh and nutritious food travels fewer miles than the typical foods you eat. The purchase of this type of food supports farmers and the economy in the region where you live. Answer Local Food

9 What You Eat : 400 Question This common agricultural practice used to prevent “unwanted pests” has been linked to the increased risk of cancer, birth defects and neurological, behavioral and reproductive problems in humans. Answer Pesticide use

10 What You Eat : 600 Question This health problem in humans is linked to the common agricultural practice of routinely putting antibiotics in the feed and/or water for beef cattle, hogs and poultry on large-scale farms. Answer Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

11 What You Eat : 800 Question This metal additive used in rat poison is also fed to chickens, turkeys and hogs on large- scale farms to help the animals grow faster and make the meat more pink. It is also used as a filler to decrease the cost of the food. Answer Arsenic

12 What You Eat : 1000 Question The conventional agricultural practices as well as the processing and distribution strategies used to get this type of food to your plate causes more greenhouse gas emissions than any other food. Answer Beef

13 Waste Away: 200 Question This activity – one of the 3 R’s – is a great low- hanging fruit for a hospital looking to save money and cut down on waste. Answer Recycling

14 Waste Away : 400 Question This is the only kind of waste that should be thrown in the hospital’s red garbage bags. Answer Regulated medical waste (aka biohazardous waste, infection waste or red bag waste)

15 Waste Away : 600 Question This term is generally used when products designed for one time use are cleaned and sterilized and then used again. Answer Single use device reprocessing (or remanufacturing)

16 Waste Away : 800 Question This method of breaking down food waste produces a great fertilizer! Answer Composting

17 Waste Away : 1000 Question This type of system can be used to process operating rooms liquids instead of solidifying them and treating them as regulated medical waste. Answer Fluid management system

18 Homefront: 200 Question When panels are installed on your rooftop, this type of renewable energy can be used to heat your home, especially on a sunny day. Answer Solar Energy

19 Homefront : 400 Question According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, the average adult receives 41 pounds of this type of mail yearly, which by the way, can be reduced by going to donotmail.org. Answer Junk Mail

20 Homefront : 600 Question To save gallons of water per week per person, consider doing this while brushing your teeth. Answer Turn off the faucet

21 Homefront : 800 Question Which of the following items takes the longest to degrade in a landfill: diaper, styrofoam cup, aluminum can, or banana peel. Answer Styrofoam cup

22 Homefront : 1000 Question The “smell” of clean is not lemon, or mint, or another added fragrance. This is the true smell of clean. Answer Odorless (clean does not smell!)

23 Carbon Footprint: 200 Question Homes, office buildings, or hospitals -- which type of building is the most energy intensive? Answer Hospitals

24 Carbon Footprint : 400 Question This activity is sometimes used for commuting, reduces carbon emissions, increases personal fitness and health levels, and is fun! Answer Biking

25 Carbon Footprint : 600 Question A report published in The Journal of the American Medical Association found that the health care sector accounts for 8% percent of the U.S. carbon footprint. Name one of the two industries that account for the largest portion of this. Answer Hospitals or Pharmaceutical

26 Carbon Footprint : 800 Question The global warming potential of this group of gases frequently used in health care during surgeries is between 1000x and 2000x greater than CO 2. Answer Anesthetic gasses

27 Carbon Footprint : 1000 Question Across 55 major U.S. cities, commuting by bike rose 70% between 2002 – This west coast city leads the U.S. in ridership with nearly 6% commuting by bike. Answer Portland, Oregon

28 Bonus Question: 5000 pts. Question This annual award is presented by Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment to hospitals across that exemplify environmental sustainability leadership. Answer Trailblazer Award

29 The Winner Of The Last Round Write Down How Much Money You Are Willing To Risk If You get the Question write you win that money If you get it wrong you Loss the money!

30 The Winner Of The Last Round Write Down How Much Money You Are Willing To Risk If You get the Question write you win that money If you get it wrong you Loss the money!


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