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Great Quotes on Environment, Sustainability, and Recycling

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The environment is an important part of the survival of living organisms. However, it can’t be denied that our environment is being suffocated by pollution, contamination, and toxins. But the environment is not the only one to suffer. We are getting many health diseases like cancer and respiratory diseases due to air pollution. Contaminated water causes typhoid, diarrhea and other diseases. The exploit of natural resources has been on the rise.

Whether it’s a business or an individual, we all need to practice sustainability and recycling to protect our environment.

To get inspired, here are some great quotes…

 1. “If it can’t be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled, or composted, then it should be restricted, designed or removed from production.” – Pete Seeger, Folk Singer & Social Activist

2. “If we’re destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there’s got to be very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.” – Ellen DeGeneres

3. “When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced to relent, once again, to the new beginnings of soft greens, longer light, and the sweet air of spring.” – Madeleine M. Kunin

 4.“If we want to address global warming, along with the other environmental problems associated with our continued rush to burn our precious fossil fuels as quickly as possible, we must learn to use our resources more wisely, kick our addiction, and quickly start turning to sources of energy that have fewer negative impacts.” – David Suzuk

Great quotes on recycling

 5. “What’s it like to envision the ten-thousand-year environmental impact of tossing a plastic bottle into the trash bin, all in the single second it takes to actually toss it? Or the ten-thousand-year history of the fossil fuel being burned to drive to work or iron a shirt? It may be environmentally progressive, but it’s not altogether pleasant.” – Douglas Rushkoff

 6. “If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.” – Henry David Thoreau

 7. “Nature is not simply a technical or economical resource, and human beings are not mere numbers. To suggest that one can somehow align all the squabbling institutions of science, environmental management, government and diplomacy in an alliance of convenience to regulate the global climate seems to me optimistic.” – James Buchan

 8. “There is a great need for the introduction of new values in our society, where bigger is not necessarily better, where slower can be faster, and where less can be more.”  – Gaylord Nelson

 9. “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” – Robert Swan, Author

 10. “Consuming less means throwing away less, while reusing things actually helps to save the planet as well as the pennies.” – Sheherazade Goldsmith

 11. “Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.” – Jacques-Yves Cousteau

 12. “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.” – Edward Everett Hale