How Green Am I?

How Green Are You?

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Are you a Green Rookie, an Eco Warrior or a Planet Perfectionist?!

Here is a fun quiz to find out just how environmentally friendly your life is. Answer these questions and find out how far down the green road you are.

Question 1:
How much of your home is lit by energy saving light bulbs?
A) I have one or two.
B) 50%.
C) 75% or more.

Question 2:
How much of your household waste do you recycle?
A) I use the recycling collection facilities provided by my local council.
B) As A, but I also take other items to my local recycling centres.
C) As A and B, and I also make my own compost.

Question 3:
Did/do you use washable nappies for your children (if you have not had children you will have to say what you think you would do, however many good intentions are ruined by sleepless nights!)
A) No (but I felt really guilty about it, honest)
B) Used them mostly but did use some disposables in emergencies.
C) Only ever used washable nappies..

Question 4:
How many cars do you have in your household?
A) Two or more.
B) One.
C) I don't own a car.

Question 5:
How do you keep your house clean?
A) I choose environmentally sound cleaning products, but occasionally for a really tough cleaning job, I get out the bleach and Mr Muscle.
B) I use all environmentally friendly products from the supermarket.
C) White vinegar, baking soda and elbow grease.

Question 6:
How much organic food do you eat?
A) I buy lots of organic products from my supermarket.
B) As A, and I also buy from local farmer's markets.
C) I grow all my own food.

Question 7:
How green are your household appliances?
A) I'm always pleased when the appliance I like the look of is energy efficient too!
B) I buy the highest rated appliance that suits my needs.
C) I buy the highest rated appliance available.

Question 8:
What do you do with books, clothes and other items that you no longer need?
A) Bin 'em.
B) Store them.
C) Give them to family and friends, charity shops, jumble sales or sell them at car boot sales, on eBay or in my local newspaper.

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