Environment Trivia

At ProDryers we truly care about the environment and like to do our part in helping create a greener planet.  Many of our hand dryers are GreenSpec listed proving they are helpful to the environment.  A large amount of the products we carry will reduce carbon footprint and also save our trees.  In a fun fashion but with some eye-opening facts we are going to see how much you (the consumer) know about our environment with a little bit of trivia. Good luck!

Q. True or False: Oxygen is the most prevalent gas in our atmosphere.

A. False. The atmosphere is composed of 78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen, and the rest is made up of gases like argon, carbon dioxide, helium, and others.

Q. True or False: The United States alone uses 25% of the world’s natural resources.

A. True and the U.S. only make up about 5% of the world’s population.

Q. Earth Day is on which date?

1. September 17th

2. April 22nd

3. April 30th

4. July 4th

Answer: April 22nd, which is also the first full day of spring.

Q. True or False: The human population has grown more in the last 50 years than it has in the previous 4 million years.

A. True.

Q. True or False: 100 tons of paper towel are used in the U.S. every day.

A. False, actually nearly 3,000 tons of paper towel are used daily!

Q. How many trees does it take to make 1 ton of paper towels?

1. 11

2. 3

3. 31

4. 17

Answer: 17

Q. True or False: Earth is 45% land and 55% water.

A. False 70% of the Earth’s surface is water while 30% is land.

Q. Forests cover what percentage of the Earth’s land area.

1. 9%

2. 30%

3. 21%

4. 17%

Answer: 30%, or about 9% of the total Earth’s surface.

Q. True or False: The average American uses about 70 gallons of water a day.

A. True.

Q. The energy saved from one recycled aluminum can is enough to operate a TV for how long?

1. 10 minutes

2. 1 hour

3. 3 hours

4. 45 minutes

Answer:  3 hours.

We hope you have enjoyed this trivia, check back for more soon!

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