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Are you a green citizen? Do the quiz, then mark each sentence A (= always/ very often), B (= sometimes/ occasionally) or C (= never/ hardly ever).
We are all citizens of Planet Earth and rely on it for food, air, water and much more, so not only is it our responsibility to care for the environment, it's also in our best interests! So, how much effort are you making to reduce your impact on the environment? Are you a bright green citizen or more of an embarrassing shade of red? Be in one’s best interest - быть заинтересованным в чем-то Reduce one’s impact on sth (phr) – сокращать эффект на что-либо Embarrassing - смущающий Shade – оттенок
1. I try to conserve water e.g. by taking short showers, not letting taps run, keeping water in the fridge instead of letting the tap run to let it get cold, etc. 2. I walk, ride my bike, rollerblade, carpool1 or use public transport whenever I can.
3. I 'reduce, reuse, recycle' as much as I can! 4. I try to learn about nature by visiting wildlife reserves and/or national parks. 5. I put coffee grounds/ fruit and vegetable peels etc on a compost heap. Peel- кожура, шкурка
6. I take part in local environmental projects e.g. litter collection/tree-planting/recycling projects etc. 7. I buy unprocessed, organic and locally-grown food. 8. I check that the products I buy, e.g. cleaning products, electrical equipment, are safe for the environment. 9. I turn off computers/lights/ electronic equipment when I'm not using them.
10. I buy from environmentally responsible businesses. 11. I use rechargeable instead of disposable batteries. 12. I refuse plastic bags in the supermarket and use my own cloth bags instead. Rechargeable - перезаряжаемый Disposable - одноразовый
13. We use energy-saving light bulbs at home instead of ordinary ones. 14. I buy products in bulk with as little packaging as possible. 15. I am generally interested in environmental issues and try to stay informed.
Mostly As You are well on your way to winning the 'green citizen of the year' award! Keep up the good work! Mostly Bs Well ... not bad but you could do better! Remember, it's the survival of our planet we're talking about here!
Mostly Cs Come on, you can do better than that! Set yourself a few achievable targets. It's never too late to get started!