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Planet Ark's Recycle Right Quiz 2017

All participants can go into the draw to win one of ten Plastic Free Starter Kits worth $84 thanks to Biome Eco Stores. The Kit includes a glass KeepCup, a five pack of Onya bags, a stainless steel straw and straw cleaner, a beeswax HoneyBee food wrap, 50g of soapberries, and a LOQI shopping bag.
There are 9 questions, good luck.
All participants can go into the draw to win one of ten Plastic Free Starter Kits worth $84 thanks to Biome Eco Stores. The Kit includes a glass KeepCup, a five pack of Onya bags, a stainless steel straw and straw cleaner, a beeswax HoneyBee food wrap, 50g of soapberries, and a LOQI shopping bag.
There are 9 questions, good luck.
To help us better understand recycling demographics, we'd love it if you answered a few basic questions before:
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What age group do you best fit into
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31-45
46-70
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What state do you live in
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This year’s theme for National Recycling Week is ‘What Goes Around: Why Buying Recycled Matters’ which is about encouraging a circular economy. What is a circular economy?
A make-use-dispose economy
A brand new mortgage product
Fixing broken hula hoops
A make-use-return-recycle economy
A. A make-use-return-recycle economy
 
In a circular economy, products such as printer cartridges are made, used, returned then recycled into new products like TonerPave roads and new cartridges. Buying products made from recycled materials encourages a circular economy.
A. A make-use-return-recycle economy
 
In a circular economy, products such as printer cartridges are made, used, returned then recycled into new products like TonerPave roads and new cartridges. Buying products made from recycled materials encourages a circular economy.
What valuable material can be recovered from a mobile phone?
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Copper
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Plastic
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A. All of the Above
 
96% of the materials found in a mobile phone are recovered when recycled by MobileMuster. Phones are full of non-renewable resources that can be turned into new products. Take them out of your top drawer, recycle them through MobileMuster and get those materials back into circulation!
A. All of the Above
 
96% of the materials found in a mobile phone are recovered when recycled by MobileMuster. Phones are full of non-renewable resources that can be turned into new products. Take them out of your top drawer, recycle them through MobileMuster and get those materials back into circulation!
What percentage of paper purchased in Australia is made from recycled content?
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18%
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28%
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48%
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80%
A. Only 18% of office paper purchased in Australia contains recycled content.
 
Although Australians recycle 3 in every 5 sheets of paper - we need to close the recycling loop by buying it back.  
Planet Ark's 100% Australian Recycled Paper is the most environmentally responsible paper on the market being FSC certified, carbon neutral and also does not compromise on quality.
 
 
A. Only 18% of office paper purchased in Australia contains recycled content.
 
Although Australians recycle 3 in every 5 sheets of paper - we need to close the recycling loop by buying it back.  
Planet Ark's 100% Australian Recycled Paper is the most environmentally responsible paper on the market being FSC certified, carbon neutral and also does not compromise on quality.
 
 
Which item interferes most with the sorting process in a Material Recovery Facility?
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Paper
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Plastic Bags
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Aerosol Cans
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None of the above
A. B
Plastic bags pose a big problem to conventional Material Recovery Facilities. Not only do they interfere with the sorting process but any potentially recyclable materials within the bags cannot be recycled either.
 
Try using a box to contain your recyclables.
A. B
Plastic bags pose a big problem to conventional Material Recovery Facilities. Not only do they interfere with the sorting process but any potentially recyclable materials within the bags cannot be recycled either.
 
Try using a box to contain your recyclables.
What products can printer cartridges get recycled into?
eWood Garden Beds
Pens and new printer cartridges
Road surfaces
All of the above
A. All of the above: cartridges can be turned into garden beds, pens, roads and new cartridges.
 
Planet Ark's partnership with the participating manufacturers Brother, Canon, Epson, HP, Konica Minolta and Kyocera, and resource recovery partner, Close the Loop, has recycled over 36 million cartridges in its 14 years of operation. Around 100 printer cartridges go into making a single tiered eWood Garden Bed. Recycled cartridges can be made into pens, road surfaces like TonerPave and TonerSeal and even new printer cartridges!
A. All of the above: cartridges can be turned into garden beds, pens, roads and new cartridges.
 
Planet Ark's partnership with the participating manufacturers Brother, Canon, Epson, HP, Konica Minolta and Kyocera, and resource recovery partner, Close the Loop, has recycled over 36 million cartridges in its 14 years of operation. Around 100 printer cartridges go into making a single tiered eWood Garden Bed. Recycled cartridges can be made into pens, road surfaces like TonerPave and TonerSeal and even new printer cartridges!
Q. If each Australian household used recycled toilet tissue 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 Planet Ark endorsed Naturale 100% Recycled Toilet Tissue in just one bathroom, we would save 55,000 tonnes of paper- enough to fill 100 Olympic swimming pools!
A. If every Australian household used Planet Ark endorsed Naturale 100% Recycled Toilet Tissue in just one bathroom, we would save 55,000 tonnes of paper- enough to fill 100 Olympic swimming pools!
Q. What can recycled tyres be used for?
Road Surfaces
Sporting Fields
Playgrounds
All of the above
A. All of the above
 
Tyre Stewardship Australia supports research and development into new uses for recycled tyres. Look for the TSA sticker in-store at tyre retailers for an accredited business.
A. All of the above
 
Tyre Stewardship Australia supports research and development into new uses for recycled tyres. Look for the TSA sticker in-store at tyre retailers for an accredited business.
TRUE or FALSE: You can recycle alfoil if you scrunch it bigger than a golf ball.
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False
A. True
 
Most councils accept aluminium foil in your general recycling bin. You just need to scrunch it in to a ball – about the size of a golf ball or larger - so that it can be sorted correctly by the recycling machines. 
A. True
 
Most councils accept aluminium foil in your general recycling bin. You just need to scrunch it in to a ball – about the size of a golf ball or larger - so that it can be sorted correctly by the recycling machines. 
What can milk and juice cartons get recycled into?
Building materials like roofing tiles
Cardboard
Hoverboards
Both building materials and cardboard
A. Both A & B: Cardboard and Building materials.
 
The plastic and aluminium combination can be recycled into a host of products, such as roofing tiles. The paperboard can be recycled into cardboard.
A. Both A & B: Cardboard and Building materials.
 
The plastic and aluminium combination can be recycled into a host of products, such as roofing tiles. The paperboard can be recycled into cardboard.
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