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Sustainable NSCC Students: Green Sleeves

This is a guide for students at NSCC interested in making the campus more sustainable and in pursuing an environmental career.

Organization Day Quiz

E-mail the faculty advisor of Green Sleeves to be put on the e-mail list.

jessica.rabb@nscc.edu

Or come by the Mayfield Library and ask for the Sustainability Librarian:

sally.robertson@nscc.edu

 

1. Approximately how long does it take one glass bottle to break down at a landfill?

1. Approximately how long does it take one glass bottle to break down at a landfill?
100 years: 2 votes (18.18%)
1000 years: 5 votes (45.45%)
1,000,000 years: 4 votes (36.36%)
Total Votes: 11

2. How many times can paper be recycled?

2. How many times can paper be recycled?
2 times: 0 votes (0%)
8 times: 5 votes (62.5%)
20 times: 3 votes (37.5%)
Total Votes: 8

3. How many aluminum soda cans are used in the United States each year?

3. How many aluminum soda cans are used in the United States each year?
80 million: 0 votes (0%)
80 billion: 7 votes (87.5%)
80 trillion: 1 votes (12.5%)
Total Votes: 8

4. Recycling one aluminum can will save enough energy to run a computer for

4. Recycling one aluminum can will save enough energy to run a computer for
3 minutes: 0 votes (0%)
3 hours: 4 votes (66.67%)
3 days: 2 votes (33.33%)
Total Votes: 6

5. How much does the average American consume in paper, wood, and other products from trees each year?

5. How much does the average American consume in paper, wood, and other products from trees each year?
7 trees: 0 votes (0%)
70 trees: 2 votes (28.57%)
700 trees: 5 votes (71.43%)
Total Votes: 7

6. How much trash does the average American send to the landfill in one year?

6. How much trash does the average American send to the landfill in one year?
50 pounds: 0 votes (0%)
500 pounds: 3 votes (42.86%)
1500 pounds: 4 votes (57.14%)
Total Votes: 7

7. Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (CFLs) use _________ energy than regular bulbs.

7. Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (CFLs) use _________ energy than regular bulbs.
20% less: 0 votes (0%)
40% less: 3 votes (42.86%)
60% less: 4 votes (57.14%)
Total Votes: 7

8. How many miles per gallon does a bicycle get?

8. How many miles per gallon does a bicycle get?
30 miles per gallon: 1 votes (20%)
300 miles per gallon: 2 votes (40%)
3000 miles per gallon: 2 votes (40%)
Total Votes: 5

9. What is the name of the creek behind the college?

9. What is the name of the creek behind the college?
Cumberland: 3 votes (50%)
Richland: 2 votes (33.33%)
Cherokee: 1 votes (16.67%)
Total Votes: 6

10. Do you know that there is a greenway through the campus?

10. Do you know that there is a greenway through the campus?
Yes: 4 votes (66.67%)
No: 2 votes (33.33%)
Total Votes: 6

Where should the bicycle racks be located on the main campus?

Where should the bicycle racks be located on the main campus?
Near the academic buildings.: 5 votes (45.45%)
Under the S-Building over hang.: 4 votes (36.36%)
Out in the car parking lot: 2 votes (18.18%)
Total Votes: 11

Would you like to be placed on the Green Sleeves e-mail list? (E-mail Jessica Rabb)

Would you like to be placed on the Green Sleeves e-mail list? (E-mail Jessica Rabb)
Yes: 2 votes (40%)
No: 3 votes (60%)
Total Votes: 5

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