Sign UpLogin With Facebook
Sign UpLogin With Google

National Recycling Week 2016

There are 7 questions, good luck.
There are 7 questions, good luck.
This year we are comparing quiz scores by demographic details - don't worry it's still anonymous!
Female
Male
Other
What age group do you best fit into
0-17
18-30
31-45
46-70
70+
What state do you live in
NSW
SA
TAS
QLD
NT
VIC
WA
ACT
Q. What do 8 out of 10 Australian councils say is the biggest recycling problem?
Soft plastics and plastic bags in the recycling bin
Bins facing the wrong way for collection
Taking bins out just as truck arrives
Half empty bins
A. 8 out of 10 Australian councils report plastic bags as their biggest recycling problem.
Soft plastics and plastic bags in the recycling bin are a big issue as they get caught in the sorting machines. Keep them out of your bin.
A. 8 out of 10 Australian councils report plastic bags as their biggest recycling problem.
Soft plastics and plastic bags in the recycling bin are a big issue as they get caught in the sorting machines. Keep them out of your bin.
Q. Waste from the construction and demolition industry can be turned into what?
Mulch
Road base
Pipe Bedding
All of the above...
A. All of the above!
State of the art recovery centres like the new Bingo Bins facility at Minto can recycle up to 80% of Construction and Demolition waste into mulch, garden beds, pipe bedding, road base, plus many other uses.
A. All of the above!
State of the art recovery centres like the new Bingo Bins facility at Minto can recycle up to 80% of Construction and Demolition waste into mulch, garden beds, pipe bedding, road base, plus many other uses.
Q.How many people, in a recent Planet Ark test, felt confident they could tell the difference between a sheet of virgin paper and a sheet of 100% recycled paper?
Everyone felt confident
About half
Less than a third
A. In a recent Planet Ark survey, only one third of respondents felt confident they could tell virgin from 100% recycled paper (and lots got it wrong!).
 
Technology has improved the look and performance of recycled paper significantly.
A. In a recent Planet Ark survey, only one third of respondents felt confident they could tell virgin from 100% recycled paper (and lots got it wrong!).
 
Technology has improved the look and performance of recycled paper significantly.
Q. Printer cartridges recycled through 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' can be turned into what?
Pens
Road surfaces
Garden beds
All of the above...
A. All of the above!
 
Collected cartridges are recycled into a wide range of products from pens to road surfaces and recycled garden beds. It's made possible by the Participating Manufacturers - Brother, Canon, Epson, HP, Konica Minolta and Kyocera.
A. All of the above!
 
Collected cartridges are recycled into a wide range of products from pens to road surfaces and recycled garden beds. It's made possible by the Participating Manufacturers - Brother, Canon, Epson, HP, Konica Minolta and Kyocera.
Q. Australia Post enables people to recycle what products?
Mobile phones
Printer cartridges
Nespresso Coffee Capsules
All of the above
A. All of the above:
Australia Post helps people recycle unwanted mobiles, printer cartridges and Nespresso Coffee Capsules as well as Post Packs.
A. All of the above:
Australia Post helps people recycle unwanted mobiles, printer cartridges and Nespresso Coffee Capsules as well as Post Packs.
Q. If each Australian household used recycled toilet paper in just one bathroom how many tonnes of office paper could be saved each year?
55,000 tonnes
5,500 tonnes
55 tonnes
A. If every Australian household used Naturale 100% Recycled Toilet Tissue in just one bathroom, we would save 55,000 tonnes - enough paper to fill 100 Olympic swimming pools!
A. If every Australian household used Naturale 100% Recycled Toilet Tissue in just one bathroom, we would save 55,000 tonnes - enough paper to fill 100 Olympic swimming pools!
What type of common plastic can be recycled at most metro Coles and Woolworths/Safeway supermarkets?
0%
0
Plastic toys and dolls
0%
0
Plastic furniture
0%
0
Bread bags, pasta packs, biscuit packs
0%
0
None of the above...
A. Soft plastics:
 
You can recycle your bread, pasta, rice, and cereal bags, as well as biscuit packs (not the tray), bubble wrap, dry cleaning bags, plastic bags and old green shopping bags through the REDcycle program at most metro Coles and Woolworths/Safeway supermarkets for recycling.
A. Soft plastics:
 
You can recycle your bread, pasta, rice, and cereal bags, as well as biscuit packs (not the tray), bubble wrap, dry cleaning bags, plastic bags and old green shopping bags through the REDcycle program at most metro Coles and Woolworths/Safeway supermarkets for recycling.
Planet Ark provides a monthly newsletter providing great environmental news, tips and giveaways.
Yes please
No thanks
Your Name:
Your email address:
Thank you for taking the Recycle Right Quiz - to see your full results click finish!
Thank you for taking the Recycle Right Quiz - to see your full results click finish!
0
{"name":"So You Think You Can Recycle Quiz by Planet ArkNational Recycling Week 2016 - Take the Quiz", "url":"https://www.quiz-maker.com/QQFG30R","txt":"7 Big Questions about Recycling in Australia. How many do you know the answer to?","img":"https://cdn.poll-maker.com/64785/rr-quiz-logo-stacked.jpg?sz=1200-000005100053","accounts":"@planetark","hash":"#NationalRecyclingWeek"}