We do not own the world, and its riches are not ours to dispose of at will. Show a loving consideration for all creatures, and seek to maintain the beauty and variety of the world. Work to ensure that our increasing power over nature is used responsibly, with reverence for life. Rejoice in the splendour of Gods continuing creation.
(Advices & Queries 42).
Sustainability – What does it mean to me?
I try to live in a Quaker manner, following as best I can the testimonies of truth, peace, equality, simplicity and community, but am I really living sustainably and treading lightly over the earth.