RECYCLABLE ITEMS
THINGS MADE FROM PLASTIC
WASTE
RECYCLING
TRUE OR FALSE
100

Are plastic water bottles recyclable?

Yes

100

Can you make toys out of plastic water bottles?

Yes


100

What is e-Waste?

A.) Explosive waste

B.) Electronic waste

B.) Electronic waste


100

Can you recycle electronics?

Yes

100

True or false

Recycling saves trees.

True

200

Is newspaper recyclable?

Yes

200

Can you make sleeping bags out of plastic water bottles?

Yes

200

How many plastic bottles are thrown away every hour?

A.) 300

B.) 3,000

C.) 300,000

D.) 3,000,000

D. 3,000,000

200

Can you put plastic bans in the recycling bin?

No

200

True or false

By 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.

True

300

Are plastic straws recyclable?

No
300

Can you use plastic water bottles for roof tiles?

Yes

300

How much of the world's waste does the U.S. create?

A.) 20%

B.) 80%

C.) 50%

C.) 50%

300

What is it called when you recycle food scraps?

A.) Composting

B.) Hoarding

Composting


300

True or false

There is an island of trash in the Pacific Ocean bigger than Texas.

True

400

Are pizza boxes recyclable?

No

400
Can you make a backpack out of plastic water bottles?
Yes
400

How much plastic ends up in the ocean every year?

A.) 4 million metric tons

B.) 8 million metric tons

C.) 12 million metric tons 

B.) 8 million metric tons


400

What is the most recycled material?

A.) Cans

B.) Plastic bottles

C.) Paper

A.) Cans

400

True or false

You can put light bulbs in the recycling bin.

False

500

Is shredded paper recyclable?

No

500

Can you make carpet out of plastic water bottles?

Yes

500

How long does plastic take to degrade?

A.) 50 years

B.) 200 years

C.) 400 years


C.) 400 years

500

How much of all plastic is actually recycled?

A.) 9%

B.) 43%

C.) 76%

A.) 9%

500

True or false 

You can recycle cement.

False

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