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- Recycle one aluminum can and you save enough money to run a personal computer for:
- 3 seconds
- 3 minutes
- 3 hours
- 3 days
- What country leads the world in photovoltaic (solar cell) production?
- What is the most common cause of pollution of streams, rivers and oceans?
- Dumping of garbage by cities
- Surface water running off yards, city streets, paved lots and farm fields
- Trash washed into the ocean from beaches
- Waste dumped by factories
- Substitute a compact fluorescent light for a traditional bulb and you’ll keep _____ of CO2 out of the atmosphere over the life of the bulb.
- 1 pound
- 100 pounds
- 1/2 ton
- 1 ton
- How much trash does the average person throw out annually?
- 1 pound
- 500 pounds
- 1,000 pounds
- 1,500 pounds
- Compact fluorescents use _____ less energy than a regular bulb.
Sustainability Quiz Answers:
1) c, 2) a, 3) b, 4) c, 5) c, 6) a Compiled by Maggie McIntosh, Southface Energy Institute, Atlanta, GA.