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# Spring Cleaning

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. How much do you know about these three R's?

#### Quiz

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. How much do you know about these three R's?

1. A typical McDonald's generates over ________ pounds of trash every day.

• 50
• 100
• 200

2. If all the glass bottles and jars collected through recycling in the U.S. in 1994 were laid end to end, they'd:

• Reach the moon and half way back to earth.
• Stretch from Boston to San Francisco.
• Fill the Grand Canyon 25 times.

3. Every year, it takes ___________ gallons of water to process paper used for junk mail.

• 28 billion
• 12 billion
• 7 billion

4. A college in Washington state recently made ______________ from 15,000 used sneakers and 535 scrap tires.

• new uniforms for all the school's teams
• wall-to-wall carpeting in the dormitories

5. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. How much do you know about the three R's? About __________ of all Americans have access to a plastics recycling program.

• 25%
• 0.5
• 1

1. A typical McDonald's generates over ________ pounds of trash every day.
200

2. If all the glass bottles and jars collected through recycling in the U.S. in 1994 were laid end to end, they'd:
Reach the moon and half way back to earth.

3. Every year, it takes ___________ gallons of water to process paper used for junk mail.
28 billion

4. A college in Washington state recently made ______________ from 15,000 used sneakers and 535 scrap tires.