Earth Lingo Article - Questions


Read the article first - slowly, carefully and completely.  Answer the questions below 1) on a separate piece of paper and 2) as P.O.Q. - Part of Question.  Example of P.O.Q. - What color is the grass?  (Your answer P.O.Q. style) The color of the grass is ....



1.  Who founded Earth Day & when?

2.  How much of a product's ingredients must be able to break down & return to the environment in 28 days (biodegradable)?

3.  State 2 ways 'blackwater' differs from 'graywater'.

4.  Define 'carbon footprint'.

5.  What is a negative aspect to incandescent bulbs?

6.  Describe 1 way in which you could "daylight" in your home on the weekends to help the environment.  Be specific!

7.  Describe 1 thing you can do or use in your life or home or job (school) that would show someone that you are 'eco-savvy'.  Do not use "energy saving light bulbs or natural light as a part of your answer).

8.  Describe 'greenwashing'.

9.  Do you currently experience 'off-grid living'?

10.  Provide me with 1 'vampire appliance' that you have in your home currently.  Do not include a toaster or cell phone recharger.