Inspirational Environmental Quotes for a Simpler Life

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A Simpler Life:
Inspirational Environmental Quotes and Sustainable Messages 

The Environment, Going Green and Mother Earth 🌏

As we do our best each day and promise ourselves to do even better the next. Collecting quotes about saving the environment helps keep us mindful and inspired. Sustainable messages add a tool in our eco-tool box. You can find a collection of eco words and sustainable style support here on Pinterest by OwnMuse.

OwnMuse Top Quotes About Saving The Environment 🌱

“As consumers, we have some much power to change the world by just being careful in what we buy” – Emma Watson, Actor & Activist

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"Be your own muse, live by your own standards. Creating ecological change is the responsibility of every one on this planet, take charge of your own 'self', be your own 'muse', inspiration. Be a leader, do what you can and try to do better tomorrow. Care, support others and stand up for Mother Earth!" –
"I truly believe that we need to rediscover a deep love for Earth if we are to drive the changes required to make a genuine difference. Loving Earth will underpin everything we do, as we go on this lifestyle-changing journey." – Natalie Isaacs, Every Women's Guide to Saving The Planet
“We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” – Native American Proverb 
Environmental Quotes: Go Green Sustainable Messages - OwnMuse
"Being green is more than just buying eco. It is an unshakable commitment to a sustainable lifestyle." – Lisa Messenger, Collective Hub
“Buy less, choose well.” – Vivienne Westwood, Fashion Designer
“There is no such thing as ‘away’ when we throw anything away it must go somewhere” – Annie Leonard, Sustainability Writer
“There is no such thing  as ‘away’ when we throw anything away it  must go somewhere” - Annie Leonard
"As consumers, we’ve become increasingly conscious about our purchases, channeling the power of our vocalized objections to make a positive difference for the people involved in the making of our clothes and goods." –
"Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without" – Old Proverb
"Our bins hold a collection of wasted resources that are tipped into large fuel-guzzling trucks to then be buried in vast pits: a gift for the next generation clean up. Your zero-waste lifestyle can follow a framework that can help with decision-making especially when you're new to this way of thinking. My own personal Waste Not framework includes these steps:
1. redesign
2. rethink
3. refuse
4. reduce
5. reuse
6. share
7. repair
8. compost
9. recycle
10. choose kindness
11. be the change
You'll note that recycling is towards the end. This is because recycling is not the way to fix the problem instead it simply delays items, especially plastics, from ending up in landfill. Recycling does not tackle the real problem - our wasteful consumption." – Erin Rhodes, Waste Not Everyday
“If it can’t be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled, or composted, then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production.” – Pete Seeger, Singer & Activist

Environmental Quotes: Go Green Sustainable Messages - OwnMuse

“We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to.” – Terry Swearingen, Activist
"Forget yourself. Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment." – Yayoi Kusama, Artist
"In raising children, we need to continuously keep in mind how we can best create the most favorable environment for their imitative behavior. Everything done in the past regarding imitation must become more and more conscious and more and more consciously connected with the future." – Rudolf Steiner
"The best time to plant a tree was decades ago. The next best is today!"

 Environmental Quotes: Go Green Sustainable Messages - OwnMuse 

"Waste-free living doesn't have to be about going without things you love. Here are some of the perks we enjoy and you can look forward to:
An abundance of freshly grown food
Delicious home-grown produce...
The marvels of composting! Everything we use will one day provide a valuable resource for out garden, helping to grow food to feed ourselves and nourish our community." – Lauren and Oberon Carter, A Family Guide to Waste-free Living
“The earth is a fine place and worth fighting for” - Ernest Hemingway, Writer

Environmental Quotes: Go Green Sustainable Messages - OwnMuse

“I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.”  Mother Teresa
"When we pledge to do something, we internally cement it as a promise. This harnesses the power of our subconscious to make it a reality." –
"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together." – Vincent Van Gogh, Artist
"The objective of cleaning is not just to clean, but to feel happiness living within that environment." – Marie Kondo, Writer


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