By the Numbers
Produce Power
On Wednesdays We Wear Pink (Plastics)
Miscellaneous
"C" the Difference
100

To make 10 billion of these, you must cut down 14 million trees

What are paper bags?

And this is only in the US!

100

Zucchini is "in season" during this time of the year

What is Summer?

100

True or False: The three-arrows-forming-a-triangle symbol on plastic bottles always indicates an item is recyclable

What is false?

100

Buying in ____ for items like beans, rice, and nuts/seeds will help you be more plastic-free at the supermarket

What is bulk?

100

This type of economy creates a restorative or regenerative loop to close the gap between design and waste

What is circular?

200
Almost every seabird species will be eating plastic by what year

What is 2050?

200

Asparagus, apricots, peas, and rhubarb are all "in season" during this season

What is Summer?

200

Dishwasher pods, laundry pods, and laundry detergent sheets contain this type of plastic polymer, abbreviated as PVA

What is polyvinyl alcohol?

200

This company works to recycle the unrecyclable, like large bags of dog food

What is Terracycle?

200

Chipotle, Cava, Sweetgreen, and Northside Social all provide this type of containers for take-out meals

What is compostable?

300

DAILY DOUBLE!!!

The United Nations has established 17 of these targets, abbreviated SDGs, with categories like Life Below Water, Quality Education, and Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

What are Sustainable Development Goals?

300

Leeks taste the freshest during this season

What is Winter?

300

Products made of this number (or type) of plastic should be recycled but not reused

What is #1 (PET)?

300

Arlington County has diverted 5 million pounds (2500 tons) of this material in the past two years

What is glass?

300

Only 33% of this type of material is usable after harvest

What is cotton?

400

This many plastic islands are currently floating in the ocean

What are five?

400

DAILY DOUBLE!!!

This is the only season during which pineapples are NOT in season

What is Summer?

400

Styrofoam falls under this number of plastics and often cannot be recycled

What is #6 (polystyrene, PS)

400

The Arlington Green Team Chairs love to buy these four items from the farmer's market (only need one to answer correctly)

What are peaches, green beans, honey, and candles?

400

HDR's Office of Sustainability has waste reduction guidance for this method of ordering food

What is catering?

(Thanks, Allen & Rita! :))

500

At 5.9%, this gas company is responsible for producing the most single-use plastic waste in the world

What is ExxonMobil?

500

These two seasons are when sweet potatoes and yams are "in season"

What is Fall and Winter?

500

These two numbers on a plastic item are not typically recyclable in the US

What are 3 (polyvinyl chloride, PVC) and 5 (polypropylene, PP)?

500

The Guatemala City Garbage Dump is the largest trash dump in Central America and is on the land of these indigenous people

What are Mayans?

500

This two-word term is used to describe actions or items we can sign up for that can benefit everyone

What are collective efforts?

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