Test your recycling knowledge!

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Everybody knows something about recycling - but do you know exactly how much each glass, can and piece of paper can save the Earth? Give this quiz a try and test your knowledge!

Are you a recycling genius? Test your knowledge and find out exactly how much you know about conserving the Earth's resources. give it a go and then tell your friends!

Created by: Recycling

  1. Recycling saves enough energy each year to provide heat and light for _________ Illinois homes.
  2. Each person creates about _____ pounds of waste every single day.
  3. Approximately _______ percent of trash thrown away today could be recycled.
  4. How long does glass take to decompose in a landfill?
  5. Recycling 1 ton of paper saves ____ mature trees.
  6. 36 billion aluminum cans landfilled last year had a scrap value of more than _______ million.
  7. In a lifetime, the average American will throw away ______ times his/her adult weight in garbage
  8. Since the beginning of the Blue Cart program, Chicagoans have recycled ______ percent of waste in these receptacles.
  9. Americans use _____ million plastic bottles every hour.
  10. The energy saved from recycling one glass bottle can run a 100-watt light bulb for ______ hours

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