50+ Meaningful Eco-friendly quotes to keep you going in the right direction.
Saving the planet one small change at a time…
Helping the environment and making our world a better place is not always an easy task.
Some days convenience packaging wins, sometimes the ‘cheaper’ less sustainable product option wins.
Some days things are just out of our control and as much as we want to choose the better option, it just isn’t available.
So here’s a great big list of Eco quotes to keep you motivated, on track and remembering why we do it! (Not all of them are positive, but they all have great meaning.)
I love this quote! Are you wondering how it relates to being eco- friendly?
For me, being able to imagine a world without pollution and plastic filled oceans is what keeps me going, I may not have all the knowledge of how to make it happen, but that doesn’t mean it’s not possible.
Leave no footprint. Be an environmental ninja. - Unknown
We are living on this planet as if we have another one to go to. - Terri Swearingen
Water and air the two essential fluids on which all life depends have become global garbage cans.
- Jacques-Yves Cousteau
I feel more confident than ever that the power to save the planet rests with the individual consumer. - Dennis Hayes
The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. - Robert Swan
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. - Chinese Proverb
The earth is a tremendous gift. There is nothing else like in in the known universe. I want to leave it the way I found it. - Dennis Weaver
Living on earth is expensive but it does include a free trip around the sun every year. - Unknown
We don't have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment. - Dennis Weaver
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. - John Muir
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it's not. - Dr Seuss, The Lorax
Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented. - Barry Commoner
We are our choices. - Jean-Paul Sartre
For 200 years we've been conquering nature. Now we're beating it to death. - Tom McMillan
Plants to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. - Stewart Udall
We never know the worth of water until the well is dry. - Thomas Fuller
After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say 'I want to see the manager.' - William S. Burroughs
We should preserve every scrap of biodiversity as priceless while we learn to use it and come to understand what it means to humanity. - E. O. Wilson
Anything else you're interested in is not going to happen if you can't breathe the air and drink the water. Don't sit this one out. Do something. - Carl Sagan
The earth is a fine place and worth fighting for. - Ernest Hemingway
Imagine if trees gave off wifi signals, we would be planting so many trees and we'd probably save the planet too.
Too bad they only produce the oxygen we breathe. - Unknown
The threat to the planet is us. It's actually not a threat to the planet - It's a threat to us. - Margaret Atwood
It was not until we saw the picture of the earth, from the moon, that we realized how small and how helpless this planet is - something that we must hold in our arms and care for. - Margaret Mead
When things aren't sustainable, they eventually have to stop.
Education is key to environmental protection.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results. - Albert Einstein
That’s all the quotes I have for now, I hope they have inspired you to keep going through the hard days and to keep making changes for the better. Let me know in the comments which one is your favourite!
Your fave isn’t here? Let me know what it is and I’ll add it in to the next one that I do.
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- Sarah Cooper