How long does your straw last?

How long does your straw last?

Fijians and visitors to Fiji use loads of plastic every day, the things you chuck and forget about. What happens to it all? Can you really just chuck it and forget it. Test your knowledge on what happens to your plastic waste against the experts.

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How long will your straw last? A plastic straw that you use once or never use will decompose in:

How long will your straw last? A plastic straw that you use once or never use will decompose in:
5 years
50 years
200 years
It will break into smaller pieces but never go away completely

Is the Pacific Garbage patch as big as Fiji?
The great Pacific Garbage patch is an area of dense plastic waste in-between America and Hawaii.
Is it:

Is the Pacific Garbage patch as big as Fiji?
The great Pacific Garbage patch is an area of dense plastic waste in-between America and Hawaii. 
Is it:
Select the two correct answers
Smaller than Fiji's land area
As big as Fiji's land area
10 times as big as Fiji's land area
It would fill the whole of Fiji waters

Does the garbage that is picked up on our beaches come from ship or shore?
Clean-ups of our beaches by resorts, organisations and individuals analyse the rubbish. Is the plastic found coming from:

Does the garbage that is picked up on our beaches come from ship or shore? 
Clean-ups of our beaches by resorts, organisations and individuals analyse the rubbish. Is the plastic found coming from:
Mainly from ships and fishing vessels
Mainly from Fiji
Mainly from other countries

How much does plastic packaging cost?

Fiji imports plastic wrapping, bags, bottles, crates, etc. to wrap our homemade products not counting all those products imported already in plastic packaging. How much do we spend per year per on these?

How much does plastic packaging cost?

Fiji imports plastic wrapping, bags, bottles, crates, etc.  to wrap our homemade products not counting all those products imported already in plastic packaging. How much do we spend per year per on these?
Less than 1 million $FJ
About 5 million $Fj
25 million $Fj

How does Plastic debris affect Fiji's future?
Fiji faces multiple threats to our economy through climate change and other issues. What is the biggest threat waste plastic poses?

How does Plastic debris affect Fiji's future?
Fiji faces multiple threats to our economy through climate change and other issues. What is the biggest threat waste plastic poses?
It will enter the food chain and affect the health of Fijians
It will wreck our pristine environment and tourists will not want to come.
It will affect our fishing industry