I have compiled a list of eco-friendly quotes and sayings that I read for inspiration on those days when I feel like making the best choices isn’t possible.
Making eco-friendly choices in a pre-packaged world can sometimes feel discouraging when options are limited. Walking through a store seeing every piece of produce shrink wrapped sometimes makes me question if I will ever succeed at cutting out waste.
“Making the right decision today, will have a huge impact on our tomorrow” -Jade Swaine
“The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for” – Ernest Hemmingway
“As consumers we have so much power to change the world, just by being careful about what we buy.” – Emma Watson
“There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away, it must go somewhere.” – Annie Leonard
“We don’t need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need millions doing it imperfectly.” – Anne Marie Bonneau
“It’s only one straw, said 8 billion people.” – Unknown
“The Earth is what we all have in common.” – Wendell Berry
“We have forgotten how to be good guests. How to walk lightly on the Earth as other creatures do.” – Barbara Ward
“The most environmentally friendly product is the one you didn’t buy.” – Joshua Becker
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” -Arthur Ashe
“The best way to find out what we really need, is to get rid of what we don’t” – Marie Kondo
“We have inherited the Earth from our fathers. We are borrowing it from our children.” – Lester Brown
“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it” – Robert Swan
“What I stand for is what I stand on.” – Wendell Berry
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