Olmsted County Environmental Quiz!

The environment is a pretty huge deal! Test your knowledge by taking the quiz below and learn some more about the county today!

 Welcome to your County Environmental Quiz The energy generated at the Olmsted Waste-to Energy Facility is the equivalent in conventional fuels to power how many homes? 5,500 7,200 9,400 11,500How many additional landfills would have been needed for our waste if the waste-to-energy facility would not have been built by Olmsted County? 1 additional landfill 1.5 additional landfills 2 additional landfills 2.5 additional landfillsHow many tons of waste were managed by recycling and organic material management? 75,000 85,000 95,000 105,000Since 1978 how many property tax dollars were used to fund Olmsted’s Solid Waste Management System? 0 (Zero) $25 per household$30 per household \$32.50 per householdWhat is the most serious water pollution problem in Olmsted? Nitrate Lead Iron MercuryTime is Up!