There are many ways to make a "green" home. Test your knowledge on different green home techniques with this green home quiz at HowStuffWorks.
Being able to put all your recyclables in one bin is known as what?
- Single-bin recycling
- Mixed Recycling
- Single-stream recycling
What is the name for household water that has been captured and reused?
- Recycled water
- Gray water
- Dish water
A USDA "organic" seal means that at least what percent of the ingredients are organic by the USDA's standards?
- 75 percent
- 85 percent
- 95 percent
Which of the following states has not developed its own organic standards and label guidelines?
The U.S. Department of Agriculture launched its National Organic Program in what year?
Which of the following insulation ratings would be the thickest and most protective?
The EPA suggests that you set your thermostat to a difference of 8 degrees when you leave your house and how many degrees when you sleep?
Every degree that your home's thermostat is raised in the summer saves what percent on the cost of cooling your house?
- 1-2 percent
- 4-8 percent
- 5-10 percent
Properly sealing your home can save you what percent annually on heating and cooling?
- 3 percent
- 5 percent
- 10 percent
In the United States, about 50 percent of all electricity is produced by what means?
- Burning gasoline
- Burning coal