R. Buckminster Fuller Quotes

Pollution is nothing but resources we're not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.

 
Context
The major reason for not yet harvesting waste is the labor, caital, and energy costs of recycling relative to the value of the resource is too high. Technology improvements and greater shortages continuously change the equation in favor of harvesting more and more resources.
R. Buckminster Fuller
R. Buckminster Fuller
  • Born: July 12, 1895
  • Died: July 1, 1983
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Designer, Author, Inventor

Richard Buckminster Fuller was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist.