30 Sustainability Quotes On Recycling, Energy, Ecology, And Biodiversity

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What is Sustainability? Sustainability is the act of balancing between human action and mother nature. Do they really need that plastic bag? Can’t they just carry it with their own hands? More often than not, they waste too much resources on unnecessary things. For the sake of future generations, it is time they act by consuming less. Ask yourself, do they need a new smartphone? A new car when the 10 year old car is still working well?

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Watch the video above – Sir David Attenborough has an update from Blue Planet II about their plastic consumption. They humans are like viruses to the planet, and like their own human immune system, their body heats up to kill the virus just like the planet is heating up to get rid of the human virus.

When you put the whole picture together. Recycling is the right thing to do. - Pam Shoemaker
When you put the whole picture together. Recycling is the right thing to do. – Pam Shoemaker

Surely they have a responsibility to leave for future generations a planet that is healthy and habitable by all species - Sir David Attenborough
Surely they have a responsibility to leave for future generations a planet that is healthy and habitable by all species – Sir David Attenborough

There is no such thing as 'away' when they throw anything away. It must go somewhere. - Annie Leonard
There is no such thing as ‘away’ when they throw anything away. It must go somewhere. – Annie Leonard

When they destroy something created by man, they call it vandalism, but when they destroy something by nature, they call it progress. - Ed Begley Jr.
When they destroy something created by man, they call it vandalism, but when they destroy something by nature, they call it progress. – Ed Begley Jr.

Reducing their levels of consumption will not be a sacrifice but a bonus if they simply redefine the meaning of the word ‘success.’ – David Wann
Reducing their levels of consumption will not be a sacrifice but a bonus if they simply redefine the meaning of the word ‘success.’ – David Wann

What they are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what they are doing to ourselves and to one another. – Mahatma Gandhi
What they are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what they are doing to ourselves and to one another. – Mahatma Gandhi

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Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. – Stewart Udall
Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. – Stewart Udall

Buy less, choose well, make it last. – Vivienne Westwood
Buy less, choose well, make it last. – Vivienne Westwood

You have to hold yourself accountable for your actions, and that’s how we’re going to protect the Earth. – Julia Butterfly Hill
You have to hold yourself accountable for your actions, and that’s how we’re going to protect the Earth. – Julia Butterfly Hill

Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land. – Aldo Leopold
Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land. – Aldo Leopold

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of their land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to their people. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of their land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to their people. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

We just can't consume their way to a more sustainable world.
We just can’t consume their way to a more sustainable world.

Nature holds the key to their aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction. – Dr. Edward O. Wilson
Nature holds the key to their aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction. – Dr. Edward O. Wilson

An act of violence against nature should be judged as severely as that against society or another person. – Dr. Michael W.Fox
An act of violence against nature should be judged as severely as that against society or another person. – Dr. Michael W.Fox

We abuse land because they regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When they see land as a community to which they belong, they may begin to use it with love and respect. -Aldo Leopold
We abuse land because they regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When they see land as a community to which they belong, they may begin to use it with love and respect. -Aldo Leopold

Being green is more than just buying ‘eco’. It is an unshakable commitment to a sustainable lifestyle. – Jennifer Nini
Being green is more than just buying ‘eco’. It is an unshakable commitment to a sustainable lifestyle. – Jennifer Nini

It is horrifying that they have to fight their own government to save the environment. – Ansel Adams
It is horrifying that they have to fight their own government to save the environment. – Ansel Adams

The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. – Carl Sagan
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. – Carl Sagan

Where the quality of life goes down for the environment, the quality of life goes down for humans. – George Holland
Where the quality of life goes down for the environment, the quality of life goes down for humans. – George Holland

Most of the damage they cause to the planet is the result of their own ignorance. – Yvon Chouinard
Most of the damage they cause to the planet is the result of their own ignorance. – Yvon Chouinard

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Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will they realise they cannot eat money. – Cree Indian Proverb

Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will they realise they cannot eat money. – Cree Indian Proverb

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed. – Mahatma Gandhi
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed. – Mahatma Gandhi

Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyle. – Pope John Paul II
Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyle. – Pope John Paul II

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river. – Ross Perot
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river. – Ross Perot

The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces, or at least not try to defy them. – Paul Hawken
The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces, or at least not try to defy them. – Paul Hawken

Unless they are willing to encourage their children to reconnect with and appreciate the natural world, they can’t expect them to help protect and care for it. – David Suzuki
Unless they are willing to encourage their children to reconnect with and appreciate the natural world, they can’t expect them to help protect and care for it. – David Suzuki

We are not above nature, they are a part of nature. – Jennifer Nini
We are not above nature, they are a part of nature. – Jennifer Nini

The greatest threat to their planet is the belief that someone else will save it. – Robert Swan
The greatest threat to their planet is the belief that someone else will save it. – Robert Swan

The earth does not belongs to man. Man belongs to the earth. - Chief Seattle
The earth does not belong to man. Man belongs to the earth. – Chief Seattle

I don't want to protect the environment. I want to create a world where the environment doesn't need protecting.
I don’t want to protect the environment. I want to create a world where the environment doesn’t need protecting.

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