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Quiz #89: Recycling Everyday Things Challenge

You’ll find unused stuff everywhere in the house, in drawers, closets, and the attic. What do you do with electric cables, paint cans, unused books and encyclopedia, and myriad other everyday things? Do you know how to recycle or reuse them? What if they are not recyclable, how do you responsibly dispose or reuse these items? In this Earth911 Quiz, you’ll test your at-home recycling, reuse, and disposal knowledge.

When you’re done, you’ll be ready to spend an afternoon making your house cleaner and make the world a little less polluted.

 


Earth911 Quiz #89: Recycling Everyday Things Challenge

You’ll find unused stuff everywhere in the house, in drawers, closets, and the attic. What do you do with electric cables, paint cans, unused books and encyclopedia, and myriad other everyday things? Do you know how to recycle or reuse them? What if they are not recyclable, how do you responsibly dispose or reuse these items? In this Earth911 Quiz, you’ll test your at-home recycing, reuse and disposal knowledge.

When you’re done, you’ll be ready to spend an afternoon making your house cleaner and make the world a little less polluted.

Can paint cans with leftover paint be recycled in a curbside bin?

So you found a few old cans of paint that still contain paint. Can they be dropped in your curbside bin as recyclable steel?

How can you dispose of used electric cables and wiring?

Everyone has a drawer or box of discarded power cables and wiring. Which of the options below responsible alternatives to throwing out these metal-and-PVC materials?

Are inkjet and toner cartridges recyclable in a curbside bin?

Leftover inkhet and toner cartridges are recyclable and valuable. Can they be placed in a curbside bin for recycling?

Can old running and hiking shoes be recycled?

A collection of old shoes in lying around somewhere in almost every home. Can they be recycled, donated or only thrown away? Choose all that apply.

Can old hardcover books and encyclopedia be recycled in the blue bin?

They pile up, the start to smell funny (a smell we love), and how long has it been since you opened most of your old hardcover books and encyclopedias? When you decide to cull your library, can hardcover books be placed in your curbside recycling bin?

Making smart sustainable choices requires practice. Earth911’s weekly sustainability quiz helps you hone your ability to recognize earth-friendly products, services, and practices. Through your daily choices — from transportation mode to purchases to waste disposal — you can make a positive difference.

 

 

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