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283. The tremendous wastefulness of it. The tremendous cruelty of it. The tremendous caprice of it. The tremendous tinkering and incompetence of it. Never mind. At least we’re here. (God & Waste & Cruelty & Control & God's Fascism) Christopher Hitchens
2,209. Waste and pine. Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot starring Stephen Brennan & Barry McGovern & Johnny Murphy & Sam McGovern et al, director Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Lucky’s monologue
56,889. Waste not, want not. (Proverb & Waste) Late 18th century proverb
93,030. I could be the catalyst that sparks the revolution.
I could be an inmate in a long term institution
I could lean to wild extremes I could do or die,
I could yawn and be withdrawn and watch them gallop by,
What a waste, what a waste, what a waste, what a waste. Ian Dury, What a Waste 1978
93,031. If you file your waste-paper basket for fifty years, you have a public library. Tony Benn
93,032. Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you. Matthew 7:6
93,033. To what purpose is this waste? Matthew 26:8
6,305. Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are. (Self & Cobain & Waste) Kurt Cobain
46,059. I wasted time and now doth time waste me. (Shakespeare & Time & Waste) The Hollow Crown: Richard II, BBC 2012, starring Ben Whishaw & Rory Kinnear & Patrick Stewart & David Suchet & David Morrissey & Lindsay Duncan & Tom Hughes & James Purefoy & Clemence Poesy & Ferdinand Kinsley et al, director Rupert Goold, Richard II
93,035. It is strange that people train themselves so carefully to go to waste so prematurely. Robert Aickman, The Unsettled Dust
93,036. Don’t waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour’s duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it. Ralph Waldo Emerson
130,043. Globally we dump a colossal two billion tons of rubbish every year. But what we chuck away has got to go somewhere. (Rubbish & Waste & Recycling) Secret World of Your Rubbish s1e1, Channel 5 2019
130,044. In our capital city thousands of dustbins go out every day of the working week to collect around three million binbags full of rubbish. (Rubbish & Waste & Recycling) ibid.
130,045. Now a tightly regulated industry. (Rubbish & Waste & Recycling) ibid.
130,046. Landfill waste is bursting at the seems. (Rubbish & Waste & Recycling) ibid.
130,047. We recycle less than half of our household waste. (Rubbish & Waste & Recycling) ibid.
130,048. We send around seven million old mattresses to landfill every year. (Rubbish & Waste & Recycling) ibid.
130,049. Air Salvage International – a company that recycles on an epic scale. (Rubbish & Waste & Recycling) ibid.
130,050. Underground fires can last for up to twenty years. And are almost impossible to put out. (Rubbish & Fire & Waste & Recycling) ibid.
130,180. All too often they [Crapper & Sons] find stuff that should never have been thrown out in the first place. (Rubbish & Recycling & Waste) Secret World of Your Rubbish II
130,181. We dispose of over fifty-two million tons of rubbish in landfill every year. (Rubbish & Recycling & Waste) ibid.
130,182. The need for more and better recycling is more urgent than ever. Not least because Britain is due to run out of landfill space by 2024. (Rubbish & Recycling & Waste) ibid.
130,285. We uncover vast hidden world of waste. And we meet the army of workers on the front line clearing up after us day in day out from everyday scraps to radical recycling. The war against our trash never ends. (Rubbish & Recycling & Waste) Secret World of Your Rubbish III, Channel 5 2019
130,286. Britain is due to run out of landfill space by 2024. (Rubbish & Recycling & Waste) ibid.
130,287. There are over forty energy from waste facilities in the UK, a fifty per cent rise in the last five years. (Rubbish & Recycling & Waste) ibid.
130,288. The British waste industry turn over £9 billion a year and employs 70,000 people. But work on the tugboats is not for the fainthearted. (Rubbish & Recycling & Waste) ibid.