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What Is Your Recycling IQ?

Are you an eco-genius or a greenie-wannabe? Take this quiz to find out your recycling IQ and take the next steps toward a greener future with Ford’s Second Chances initiative today!

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    Sad but true: 75% of water bottles actually end up not being recycled.

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    We’re not exaggerating: Styrofoam literally takes, like, a million years to decompose.

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    Have some class and recycle your glass! Glass that’s been recycled can be substituted for up to 95% of raw materials.

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    Actually, the United States’ recycling industry is off the dang charts, worth over $200 billion. That’s, like, 28 billion burritos!

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    Belts, floor mats, and shoe soles can all be made from recycled tires. AKA you could essentially make an entire outfit from recycled tires.

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    Have a skort you’ve been hiding in your closet since ‘99? Recycle that — and other used clothing — and it could be made into noise-canceling materials!

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    Your six-pack of soda can produce enough fiber to fill a dang ski jacket.

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    Recycling just 3 feet of newspaper can save a whole tree! It’s seriously that easy!!

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    A recycled aluminum can produces enough energy to power a TV for three hours. That’s three hours of binge-watching your fave reality show!

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    Like that one joke you make at every office happy hour, glass bottles are endlessly recyclable!

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    The United States of America literally produces more waste than any other nation on the entire Earth. Let’s get on changing that, fam!

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    What goes around really does comes back around: Nearly 86% of a car’s material parts are recycled. recycled.

Design courtesy of Kirby Darland and images from iStock.

Looking to boost your environmental IQ? Check out Ford's Second Chances initiative, an effort to help reduce their environmental impact by giving new life to recycled materials within their vehicles.

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