How Environmentally Sustainable Is Your Current Lifestyle?

Steven Miller

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About This Quiz

Are you part of the problem or part of the solution when it comes to environmental issues? Take this quiz to find out if you're a planetary hero or if your sustainable practices need some work.

How regularly do you purchase organic produce?

How often do you attend a farmer's market?

Are you a part of a CSA?

How often do you visit your local co-op?

How often do you visit your local health food store?

How many LED lights are in your home?

Do you have energy efficient appliances in your home?

Do you have a programmable thermostat?

How many square feet per person is your home?

How likely are you to integrate wind or solar power into your home?

How many miles do you drive to work every day?

How many miles per gallon does your vehicle get?

How likely are you to purchase or lease a hybrid vehicle in the next decade?

How likely are you to purchase or lease an electric vehicle in the next decade?

How often do you use public transportation?

How regularly do you plan errands to be as efficient as possible?

How often do you bike or walk instead of driving to a destination?

How important is the amount of packaging for an item in your decision to purchase it?

How often do you purchase disposable items?

Do you recycle?

How often do you shop at thrift stores, garage sales, etc.?

How important is a company's environmental policies in your decision to purchase?

How important are a politician's views on the environment for you?

Do you volunteer at or support any non-profit organizations dedicated to the environment?

How much of your food do you grow yourself?

Do you compost organic waste?

Have you ever made your own soap, shampoo or cleaning products?

How well do you conserve water in your daily activities?

How do you irrigate your landscaping and/or garden at home?

Have you ever purchased a carbon offset credit when you travel?

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