A society is defined not only by what it creates, but by what it refuses to destroy. — John Sawhill

Solid wastes are the discarded leftovers of our advanced consumer society. This growing mountain of garbage and trash represents not only an attitude of indifference toward valuable natural resources, but also a serious economic and public health problem. — Jimmy Carter

What we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all of our tomorrows. — Alexandra Stoddard

Waste is a terrible thing to mind — recycle . — Bumper Sticker

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

Each individual contribution to the problem may be minimal, but the combined activities of our neighbours, our community and citizens across the country have an enormous effect. — Paul Griss

You can help keep garbage out of landfills by using things again and again. — Margie Burton

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