Environmentally minded shopping is more than just an admirable goal. It's a way to decrease your carbon footprint. Find out how you rank as a green shopper.
Question 1 of 20
Approximately how many plastic shopping bags are thrown away each year in the United States?
Question 2 of 20
Methane, a greenhouse gas, remains in the atmosphere 9 to 15 years. How many metric tons of methane does livestock farming release worldwide each year?
Question 3 of 20
The United States is the largest producer of corn in the world. What is most of it used for?
Question 4 of 20
On average, how much of what is put into the recycling stream actually gets recycled?
Question 5 of 20
How many tons of food is thrown out each day in the United States?
Question 6 of 20
It's estimated that by 2013, eco-friendly household cleaners will account for what percentage of the household-cleaner market?
Question 7 of 20
How many plastic bottles are thrown out every hour in the United States?
Question 8 of 20
Approximately what percentage of municipal solid waste is packaging?
Question 9 of 20
Although they are often grown thousands of miles away, which fruit has the cleanest carbon footprint?
Question 10 of 20
How many tons of garbage are thrown out each year in the United States?
Question 11 of 20
Biking to the store is not only good for the environment, it's good for your health. How much more efficient is biking than driving a gas-powered car?
Question 12 of 20
Which of the listed materials makes the most environmentally friendly bag?
Question 13 of 20
Which is the most effective way to reduce the environmental impact of your shopping?
Question 14 of 20
What does CSA stand for?
Question 15 of 20
Growing your own food is a great way to green your shopping list. What type of garden is designed on a grid?
Question 16 of 20
Critics of marketing products as 'green' refer to this practice by this term.
Question 17 of 20
What is the name of the non-profit with one of the strictest processes for receiving their organic seal of approval?
Question 18 of 20
This food movement is gaining popularity among suburban and urban dwellers.
Question 19 of 20
What is the most environmentally friendly way of handling used plastic containers?
Question 20 of 20