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3 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Final JeopardyJeopardy Hazardous Waste LandfillsRecyclingComposting

4 What is the best thing to do with left over paint that is still usable? Answer A.Give it to someone who can use it B.Throw it in the garbage C.Pour it on the ground

5 Correct Answer: A Someone else may be able to use the paint. Sharing leftover paint can save money and help keep our environment clean.

6 True or False: Used oil filters can be recycled. Answer

7 Correct Answer: True Used oil filters are composed mainly of steel and should be recycled. Contact your local government recycling department to see if they are collected.

8 Which of the following groups of household cleaners are safest for the environment? Answer A.Bleach and furniture polish B.Dynamite, acid and moth balls C.White vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice

9 Vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice are all effective cleaners and are not considered household hazards. Correct Answer: C

10 DOUBLE JEOPARDY What is a foot long, is in your car, and has twenty pounds of poison in it? Answer A.Last weeks’ submarine sandwich B.Your car battery C.The “club”

11 Correct Answer: B Car batteries contain lead and acid, which are toxic. The lead can be recycled. Contact your local government to learn more about recycling you car batteries.

12 What does mercury (for example in a thermometer) look like at room temperature? Answer A.A solid silver metal B.A silver liquid C.A coppery-colored liquid

13 Correct Answer: B Mercury is silver in color and is the only metal that is a liquid at room temperature. It can evaporate and move easily.

14 True or False: Trash decomposes in a landfill at the same rate as a compost pile. Answer

15 Correct Answer: False A landfill attempts to remove all light, air and moisture which are needed for decomposition.

16 What does the term NIMBY mean? A. Not in Mike’s Barn Yard B. National Institute for Moroccans C. Not in My Backyard Answer

17 Correct Answer: C NIMBY means “Not in My Backyard” and refers to how many people feel about landfills. They do not want landfills built nears their homes.

18 Which of the following comprises more of our garbage? Answer A.Diapers B. Plastic soda bottles C. Paper

19 Correct Answer: C Paper is the largest portion of the U.S. waste stream.

20 What is the most common form of garbage disposal in the U.S.? Answer A. Burning B. Landfill C. Composting

21 Correct Answer: B 54% of waste generated in the U.S. is Landfilled, 24.9% recycled, 12.6% waste- To-energy, and 8.5% is composting

22 How many plastic bottles are thrown away every hour in the U.S.? A.300 B.3,000 C.300,000 D.3,000,000 Answer

23 Correct Answer: D Americans consume 4 million plastic bottles per hour and only 25% of them are currently recycled!

24 DOUBLE JEOPARDY What materials, other than trees, can be used to make paper? A.Plastic, oil, and sand B.Rice, cloth rags, hemp, and Kanaff C.Nothing - paper can only come from trees Answer

25 Correct Answer: B The Declaration of Independence is written on hemp paper. Before this century most paper was made from cloth rags.

26 What ingredient is always needed to make new steel? A.Old steel B.Coal C.Nickel Answer

27 Correct Answer: A The steel making process requires the use of old steel to make new steel.

28 Recycling 3 glass bottles saves enough energy to light a 100-watt light bulb for: A.Four minutes B.Four hours C.Four days Answer

29 Correct Answer: B It saves enough energy to light a 100-watt light bulb for four hours or operate a television for three hours.

30 When aluminum cans are made from recycled aluminum, how much energy is saved? A.None B.50% C.95% Answer

31 Correct Answer: C Manufacturing aluminum cans from recycled aluminum uses 95% less energy.

32 The U.S. makes up 5% of the world’s population. How much of the world’s waste does the U.S. create? A.20% B.80% C.50% Answer

33 Correct Answer: C The U.S. creates 50% of the world’s waste.

34 What can be made from recycled plastic bottles? A.Carpet B.Ski jackets and sleeping bags C.Another bottle D.All of the above Answer

35 Correct Answer: D Soda bottles can become clothes, carpet, picnic tables rulers, containers and new plastic bottles.

36 DOUBLE JEOPARDY The statue of Liberty was restored with: A.Recycled scrap metal B.Concrete C.Plastic Answer

37 Correct Answer: A Recycled scrap metal was used on the Statue of Liberty.

38 Which of the following currently has the highest recycling rate? A.Newspaper B.Aluminum cans C.Glass bottles Answer

39 Correct Answer: B The aluminum recycling rate is 58.1%. Aluminum cans are easy to recycle, and recycling saves energy, natural resources, and money.

40 True or False: To complete the recycling loop, your recyclable materials must be made into a new product and then purchased by someone. Answer

41 Correct Answer: True Recycling is not finished when you put recyclables in a bin. Recyclables must be made into new products and purchased by someone.

42 How many trees does it take to make one ton of virgin (non-recycled) printing and office paper? A.24 trees B.20 trees C.15 trees Answer

43 Correct Answer: A One ton of uncoated virgin (non-recycled) printing and office paper uses 24 trees.

44 Compost can be used for: A. Helping plants to grow B. Your soil C. Both A and B Answer

45 Correct Answer: C Compost is good for the soil and the plants.

46 Answer What materials can be composted? A.Food leftovers (no meat, bones or grease) B.Yard clippings and leaves C.Both A and B

47 Correct Answer: C Along with yard waste, most of the food that goes into your garbage can be composted.

48 What is the best way to reduce the amount of grass clippings sent to landfills? A. Burn them B. Grasscycle - Leave grass clippings on the lawn when mowing C. Dump them in neighbor’s yard Answer

49 Correct Answer: B Grass clippings decompose, release valuable nutrients into the soil and fertilize the lawn.

50 Cut Christmas trees can be recycled. This is done by: A.Burning them B.Shredding them for mulch C.Dipping them in plastic Answer

51 Correct Answer: B Mulch that tree! Contact your local recycling coordinator to find out where to recycle Christmas trees in your community.

52 DOUBLE JEOPARDY Answer What are the best kinds of worms for worm composting? A. Night crawlers B. Red wigglers C. Inch worms

53 Correct Answer: B Red wigglers can survive the heat of a compost pile, and they love to eat food waste.

54 Final Jeopardy How much organic material can a Red Wiggler worm consume in one day? A.½ of its body weight B.10 pounds C.Worms do not eat every day Answer

55 Final Jeopardy Answer Correct Answer: A Red wigglers can eat ½ or more of their body weight a day.

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