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Take Our GO GREEN Trivia Quiz!

July 7, 2011

Take Our Quiz to Test Your “GREEN” Knowledge!

1. How many times can paper be recycled before the fibers are too small to recycle again?

2.  How many years does it take for a standard disposable baby diaper to biodegrade?

3. Name the 12 fruits and vegetables that the Environmental Working Group advises you purchase organically due to high levels of pesticides.

4. What does CSA stand for?

5. Which of these items should NOT be added to your  compost pile?

a. tea bags

b. fruits and vegetables

c. saw dust

d. pet waste

ANSWERS:

1. Paper can be recycled up to 7 times before the fibers become too small to recycle.

2. According to treehugger.com, baby diapers that are “disposable” take up to 500 years to decompose in landfills.

3 .Click HERE for a complete list of “The Dirty Dozen” and “The Clean Fifteen” from the Environmental Working Group.

4. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. Click HERE to find a farmer’s market or CSA near you.

5.  PET WASTE. Click HERE to view the complete list from the EPA of items that should NOT be added to your compost!

***BE SURE TO VISIT THE GO GREEN WEB DIRECTORY TO FIND ALL YOUR LOCAL ECO-FRIENDLY COMPANIES AND RESOURCES INCLUDING BABY DIAPER ALTERNATIVES, COMPOSTING HELP AND  LOCAL FARMER’S MARKETS!***

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