Recycling Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old recycling quotes, recycling sayings, and recycling proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

By recycling waste instead of disposing of it, we reduce these risks simply by reducing the amount of waste being disposed of. Richard Waite
Recycling is a better option than sending an item to the landfill. Bea Johnson
Recycling saves energy, conserve natural resources, divert materials from landfills, and create a demand for recovered materials. Bea Johnson
Composting is nature's way of recycling, allowing for organic discards to decompose over time and return their nutrients to the soil. Bea Johnson
Recycling trash, has a lower environmental impact and, pound for pound, can save more energy than burning the same trash produces. Edward Humes
We need recycling, as much of it as we can do. Edward Humes
It should be noted that innovation must take place all along the value chain to produce new markets for recycled products. Trevor M. Letcher
We must strive as much as possible to recycle and reuse waste. Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi
Mother nature has her own miraculous ways of recycling and reusing waste, thus preserving life. Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi
While recycling is great in a lot of ways, the ultimate goal is to get people to prevent waste in the first place. Mckenzie Jones
We were in recycling before recycling was cool. Anthony Pratt
Recycling is what we do when we're out of options to avoid, repair, or reuse the product first. Durga Raghavi T
Most of us are familiar with recycle and reusing, but how often do we think of the third R - REDUCE. Durga Raghavi T
To exchange clutter by offering items no longer needed to others who need them makes a world less susceptible to compounding an already cluttered world. Kate Summers
Recycling turns dirty, stinky, germy, dangerous trash into useful stuff. Charlotte Wilcox
Recycling keeps garbage from pilling up and polluting out planet. Charlotte Wilcox
When you refuse to reuse it's our Earth you abuse. John Foster
A society is defined not only by what it creates but by what it refuses to destroy. John Sawhill
Listen up, you couch potatoes: each recycled beer can saves enough electricity to run a television for three hours. Denis Hayes
Recycling is often portrayed within environmentalist literature as integral to the conception of an alternative society founded on small-scale community-based industries and commune type human settlements. The aims is to create self-sufficient sustainable urban communities based around local production for local consumption from local resources. Matthew Gandy