We thought it would be interesting to put together a collection of quotes related to recycling, sustainability, and the environment. Take a look at what we found, and tweet your favorite!
Collection of Recycling Quotes
I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use. – Mother Teresa [Tweet this!]
Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without. – New England proverb [Tweet this!]
Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago. – Erma Bombeck
If you’re not buying recycled products, you’re not really recycling. – Ed Begley, Jr. [Tweet this!]
Solid wastes are the discarded leftovers of our advanced consumer society. This growing mountain of garbage and trash represents not only an attitude of indifference toward valuable natural resources, but also a serious economic and public health problem. – Jimmy Carter
The recycling in my house was imposed by my kids. – Antonio Banderas [Tweet this!]
Listen up, you couch potatoes: each recycled beer can saves enough electricity to run a television for three hours. – Denis Hayes [Tweet this!]
Years ago, we all talked about recycling and not dumping things down your drain and all of that, but talking doesn’t help much. Basically, it’s going to have to be legislation because the impact is so huge and diversified. – Ted Danson
The purpose – where I start – is the idea of use. It is not recycling, it’s reuse. – Issey Miyake [Tweet this!]
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature’s gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever. – Jimmy Carter
The case for recycling is strong. The bottom line is clear. Recycling requires a trivial amount of our time. Recycling saves money and reduces pollution. Recycling creates more jobs than landfilling or incineration. And a largely ignored but very important consideration, recycling reduces our need to dump our garbage in someone else’s backyard. – David Morris
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to be dispersed because we’ve been ignorant of their value. – R. Buckminster Fuller [Tweet this!]
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