Project Citizen Group Questions

Name


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. How serious is James River pollution to you?*
    Very Important
    Mildly Important
    Not Important


  1. How many times do you visit the James River each year? (includes trips to Belle Isle, fishing, kayaking, etc)*
    0 Times a year/Never
    1-3 times
    3+ times


  1. Do you fish in the James River?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you swim in the James River or participant in other water activities?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you like to know more about James River pollution? *
    Yes
    No


  1. Are you a supporter of the "Go Green" environmental movement? *
    Yes
    No


  1. How often do you use a bicycle?*
    less than once a week
    2-3 a week
    at least twice a month
    5+ times a year


  1. Do you think people should be allowed to ride their bikes on the road? *
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you think a better alternative to biking on the road would be to add bike lanes or allow biking on sidewalks?*
    add only bike lanes
    allow biking on sidewalks
    allow both
    neither


  1. In your opinion, would making bicycling on streets illegal prevent possible injuries and/or deaths?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Check all of the following items that are recyclable.*
    Aluminum Cans
    Styrofoam
    White Paper
    Colored Paper
    Pastic Bottles
    Cardboard
    Batteries
    Rubber


  1. Do you know 1 ton of recycled paper saves ALL of the following:

    17 trees
    7,000 gallons of water
    2 barrels of oil (enough to run a car from Dallas to LA)
    4100 kilowatts of energy (enough to power a house for 6 months)
    3.2 cubic yards of landfill space
    60 pounds of air pollution
    4.2 Mwh of energy (enough to power a computer for a year) *
    Yes
    No


  1. Are you suprised to learn that Deep Run High School disposes of about 480 plastic bags of trash a week?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you use recycling bins in the school if available? *
    Yes
    No


  1. If you ride a bike, what do you use it for?
    Recreation
    Travel to work/friends/for general transportation
    Exercise


  1. Would you feel safer if there was a bike lane or widened shoulder?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you ride your bike more if there was a widened shoulder?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you rather have hand dryers located in the bathrooms instead of paper towels?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you have any suggestions for ways to eliminate the amount of trash produced at Deep Run High School other than recycling? If so, please list below.


  1. How often do you buy school lunch?*
    5 days a week
    2-3 times a week
    at least once a week
    never, I bring my lunch daily


  1. If you answered "never, I bring my lunch daily", what is the main reason why you choose to not purchase a school lunch?
    unhealthy food options
    doesnt meet my dietary guidelines
    I don't like the options available
    too expensive


  1. If a healthier food menu was available would you be interested in purchasing lunch? *
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you believe that childhood obesity is a problem that effects people in your community? *
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you believe that grade inflation is a problem at Deep Run High School?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you favor changing the current 7 point grading scale to a 10 point grading scale? *
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you believe that Honors and AP classes should be weighted differently? *
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you believe an unweigted scale would motivate more students to take honors and AP classes? *
    Yes
    No


  1. If there was a county wide 10 point scale, do you believe that grade inflation would still exist at Deep Run High School? *
    Yes
    No


  1. Have you ever considered joining a Deep Run envrionmental organization?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you support schools becoming more energy efficient and the money they in turn save, use on student services, activities and sports? *
    Yes
    No


  1. How important is making schools energy efficient to you?*
    Very Important
    Kind of Important
    Not Very Important





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