Recycled Paper Quiz

Recycled Paper Quiz

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Welcome. So … you think you know a lot about recycling paper, do ya? Well ... maybe you do. Maybe you don’t. Either way, this test will prove it. I hope so because even though I’m an expert in paper recycling, I can’t improve Michigan’s recycling single-handedly. I mean, single-pawwedly.

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Question 1

Never recycle paper with staples or paper clips.


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Incorrect

Answer: False

Staples or paper clips in paper are fine. Don’t worry about ’em.

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Question 2

Paper coffee cups are recyclable only if they are dry.


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Incorrect

Answer: False

Paper coffee cups are not usually recyclable because the inside is coated in plastic to prevent leaks. Which is why it’s a good reason to bring your own thermos.

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Question 3

My collection of magazines and newspapers about recycling is recyclable.


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Incorrect

Answer: True

Magazines and newspapers are indeed usually recyclable. Just make sure they don’t have food residue on them.

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Question 4

Paper needs to be kept dry and free from contaminants.


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Incorrect

Answer: True

Paper for recycling has to be clean. That’s it. Keep it clean and then recycle it. Pretty simple, right? ’Tis.

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Question 5

After a birthday party picnic at the park, you have 15 used paper napkins, seven facial tissues, six sheets of paper towel used to wipe up spilled milk and one receipt from the grocery store where you bought the food. How many total paper products can you recycle?






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Incorrect

Answer: F

Zero. You can’t recycle soiled napkins, tissues or paper towels or receipts.

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Question 6

What about all the wrapping paper from the birthday presents? Can you recycle that?



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Incorrect

Answer: C

Maybe. You can recycle wrapping paper unless it is metallic or has glitter or foil.

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Question 7

Since I am a raccoon, I don’t get bills in the mail. But if I did ... and the bills arrived in a paper envelope with a little plastic window for my address, could I recycle that envelope?



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Answer: C

Yes!

Yes. Of course! Even though the bills inside may be unacceptable to you, paper envelopes with plastic windows are perfectly acceptable to recyclers.

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