75 Useful Recycling Quotes And Sayings

In this post you will find 75 Useful Recycling Quotes And Sayings.

 

Recycling Quotes

 

“I was brought up to reuse things.” — Annabelle Selldorf

 

“Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.” — Proverb

 

“Drinking your own blood is the paradigm of recycling.” — Gary Busey

 

“It´s an illusion that the solution to pollution is dilution!” — Author Unknown

 

“My hobby of not attending meetings about recycling saves more energy than your hobby of recycling.” — John McCarthy

 

“You can help keep garbage out of landfills by using things again and again.” — Margie Burton

 

“You have to keep recycling yourself.” — Chuck Palahniuk

 

“Waste is a terrible thing to mind – Recycle .” — Bumper Sticker

 

“If you’re not buying recycled products, you’re not really recycling.” — Ed Begley, Jr.

 

“The recycling in my house was imposed by my kids.” — Antonio Banderas

 

“When you put the whole picture together, recycling is the right thing to do.”– Pam Shoemaker, Author

 

“The recycling in my house was imposed by my kids.” — Antonio Banderas

 

“Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.” — Jean Paul Richter, German Romantic novelist and humorist

 

“I like to take out the recycling because I actually feel like I’m doing something.” — Mike Quigley

 

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” — Albert Einstein, Physicist

 

“Recycling is an area where jobs could be created at low cost. Green collar workers. That’s not very sexy.” — Geoff Mulgan

 

“You can tell how high a society is by how much of its garbage is recycled.” — Dhyani Ywahoo

 

“It’s like recycling: selling old clothes to help make new ones.” — Erin O’Connor

 

“We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” — Native American Proverb

 

“Increasing recycling in Delaware is an idea whose time has come and, if put off, may not come again.” — Ruth Ann Minner

 

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

 

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

 

“We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.” — Thomas Fuller, Historian

 

“Reducing and reusing take nothing more than a rethink on the way we shop, and using our imagination with the things that we might once have considered junk.” — Sheherazade Goldsmith

 

“I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.” — Mother Teresa

 

“It makes a big difference to recycle. It makes a big difference to use recycled products. It makes a big difference to reuse things, to not use the paper cup – and each time you do, that’s a victory.” — Emily Deschanel

 

“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

 

“I know quite a few eco designers who build dresses out of old couture gowns. They disassemble, ‘upcycle,’ and reuse them in extraordinary ways. To me, that’s a sustainable way of doing things.” — Suzy Amis

 

“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” —Fred Rogers, Television Personality

 

“I’m mad keen on recycling because I’m worried about the next generation and where all this waste we’re producing is going. It has to stop. I wash out my plastic containers and recycle envelopes, everything I possibly can.” — Cherie Lunghi

 

“We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to.” — Terry Swearingen, Nurse & Winner of Goldman

 

“So, I’m going to go on and work on preserving the ozone layer, encouraging everyone to recycle.” — Dean Stockwell

 

“We live in a disposable society. It’s easier to throw things out than to fix them. We even give it a name – we call it recycling.” — Neil LaBute, Filmmaker

 

“We recycle everything in my house. I’m not into any particular organizations, but I’m doing my part and that makes me feel okay.” — Mark-Paul Gosselaar

 

“At its core, the issue of a clean environment is a matter of public health.” — Gina McCarthy

 

“It’s hard to get everybody to recycle paper and plastic, let alone.” — Richard Karn

 

“There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere.” — Annie Leonard, Proponent of Sustainability

 

“There is no such thing as “away.” When we throw anything away it must go somewhere.” — Annie Leonard

 

“Recycling turns things into other things. Which is like MAGIC.” — ANONYMOUS

 

“What’s more important than recycling? Producing something to recycle.” — Gordon Osmond

 

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.” — Thomas Jefferson

 

“Resurface. Reupholster. Repaint. Refinish. Make something old new again!” — Natalie DiScala

 

“We live in a disposable society. It’s easier to throw things out than to fix them. We even give it a name – we call it recycling.” — Neil LaBute

 

“During holiday parties I end up recycling a lot of my cocktail dresses and just wearing a layering piece, like blazer and tights, with it.” — Lauren Conrad

 

“Recycling, packaging, businesses are changing all of those things because that’s what consumers want.” — Jerry Greenfield, Co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

 

“We can help educate our families and communities about the importance of recycling for our environment, and how each of us can make a difference for a better world by recycling.” — Robert Alan Silverstein

 

“If you want grown-ups to recycle, just tell their kids the importance of recycling, and they’ll be all over it.” — Bill Nye

 

“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

 

“Let every individual and institution now think and act as a responsible trustee of Earth, seeking choices in ecology, economics and ethics that will provide a sustainable future, eliminate pollution, poverty and violence, awaken the wonder of life and foster peaceful progress in the human adventure.” — John McConnell, founder of International Earth Day

 

“Listen up, you couch potatoes: each recycled beer can save enough electricity to run a television for three hours.” — Denis Hayes

 

“Recycling is a good thing to do. It makes people feel good to do it. The thing I want to emphasize is the vast difference between recycling for the purpose of feeling good and recycling for the purpose of solving the trash problem.” — Barry Commoner

 

“The agriculture we seek will act like an ecosystem, feature material recycling and run on the contemporary sunlight of our star.” — Wes Jackson

 

“Recycling one aluminum can save enough energy to run your TV for three hours.” — Reynolds Metal Company

 

“The purpose – where I start – is the idea of use. It is not recycling, it’s reuse.” — Issey Miyake

 

“I own about 300 pairs of shoes. When I start to go over 300, I have mini-sales from my closet and give the money to charity. It’s my way of recycling; I feel like I can give back to the universe.” — Stacy London

 

“Listen up, you couch potatoes: each recycled beer can save enough electricity to run a television for three hours.” — Denis Hayes

 

“It’s time we stopped turning up our noses at the nation’s garbage dumps and started appreciating them for what they really are — the municipal mines, forests, oil wells and energy sources of the future!” — Max Spendlove

 

“Recycling and speed limits are bullshit. They’re like someone who quits smoking on his deathbed.” —Chuck Palahniuk

 

“My number one thing is to recycle everything from newspaper to aluminum cans, and I even use a canvas bag instead of the plastic ones when I go to the grocery store.” — Maiara Walsh

 

“I really look at my childhood as being one giant rusty tuna can that I continue to recycle in many different shapes.” — Augusten Burroughs

 

“Recycling is more than just a response to the environmental crisis and has assumed a symbolic role in beginning to change the nature of western societies and the culture of consumerism. Indeed, many environmentalists assume that there will be an inevitable shift from our “throwaway” society to a post-industrial “recycling” society of the future.” — MATTHEW GANDY

 

“So, I’m going to go on and work on preserving the ozone layer, encouraging everyone to recycle.” — Dean Stockwell

 

“All the human and animal manure which the world wastes, if returned to the land, instead of being thrown into the sea, would suffice to nourish the world.” — Victor Hugo

 

“Just as we cannot blame others for destroying the environment, so we cannot look to others to protect the environment. Responsibility for both begins at home.” — Paul Griss, The Daily Planet

 

“We are not to throw away those things which can benefit our neighbor. Goods are called good because they can be used for good: they are instruments for good, in the hands of those who use them properly.” — Clement of Alexandria

 

“Like a shadow that does not permit us to jump over it, but moves with us to maintain its proper distance, pollution is nature’s answer to culture. When we have learned to recycle pollution into potent information, we will have passed over completely into the new cultural ecology.” — William Irwin Thompson

 

“It started as a selfish act and has turned into a way of life. I can’t stand to watch someone throw anything away that belongs in my green bin.” — Jen Hatmaker

 

“We may recycle newspapers and glass and take proper satisfaction for doing so, but we remain caught in a web of spiritual assumptions about success and consumption, progress and waste that effectively undermine and trivialize our efforts to escape.” — William H. Becker

 

“Recycling is what we do when we’re out of options to avoid, repair, or reuse the product first. Firstly: Reduce. Don’t buy what we don’t need. Repair: Fix stuff that still has life in it. Reuse: Share. Then, only when you’ve exhausted those options, recycle.” — Annie Leonard

 

“Recycling is a good thing to do. It makes people feel good to do it. The thing I want to emphasize is the vast difference between recycling for the purpose of feeling good and recycling for the purpose of solving the trash problem.” — Barry Commoner