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Slogans and Catch Phrases for Going Green

written by: Amy Carson•edited by: Donna Cosmato•updated: 7/10/2010

Looking for some slogans for going green? We've racked our brains finding 36 of the very best going green slogans just for you.

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    Whether you need slogans for going green for school, work, or a volunteer project, you've come to the right place. Promote going green with one of these 36 slogans — they are the very best we've found.

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    How to Use Go Green Slogans

    Green slogans catch the viewer's eye and attention when placed in prominent areas and help to promote your message. Some ways to use catch phrases for going green include:

    • Reusable canvas shopping bags
    • Bumper stickers
    • T-shirts
    • Pens/pencils
    • Coffee cups
    • Badges
    • Signs
    • Buttons
    • Posters
    • Banners
    • Flyers
    • Magnets
    • Recycling bins
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    Slogans With "Green" in Them

    Sometimes you just want to emphasize the "green"-ness of your message. Green is excellent shorthand for environmental awareness and instantly brings to mind images of cleanliness and nature.

    • Go Green
    • It pays to be green
    • Join the green side
    • Go green or go home
    • Don’t be mean Go green
    • It’s not easy being green
    • Give green a chance
    • Live Green, Love Green, Think Green
    • Smells like green spirit
    • When the going gets tough, the tough go green
    • Think green
    • Clean and Green
    • Don't Be Mean, Be Green
    • Get into the Green Scene
    • Green Is the New Black

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          Slogans With "Earth" or "Planet" in Them

          And then sometimes you want to focus on the planet as a whole, to get people thinking about the big picture. Making people aware of the positive impact they can have on the earth as a whole is one successful way to inspire them to do something or help your cause.

          • Vote Earth
          • Good Planets are Hard to Find
          • There is no Planet B
          • Earth Day Every Day
          • Your planet needs you
          • Save paper, save trees, save the planet

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            Green Slogans that Challenge People

            To really grab people's attention, slogans that challenge people to think about the environment do the trick. Many of these slogans contain wordplay that makes you do a double take and stop and think, e.g., the "elders" in "Respect your Elders" meaning both those older than you and a variety of tree.

            • Make Conservation a Habit
            • Burn Calories Not Oil
            • Reduce, reuse, recycle!
            • Global Warming is not Cool!
            • What would nature do?
            • Can You Hear the Eco?
            • Buy Local
            • I brake for litter
            • Respect your Elders (and Oaks, Pines and Hickorys too)
            • Think… before you print
            • Will Work for Trees
            • Where Do You Think the Environment Is?
            • Act Like You Live Here

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              Humorous Green Slogans

              Funny catch phrases for going green work best when used in the appropriate context.

              • Save water, drink beer — Good for a bar or pub
              • Join the Green Side — Good for Star Wars fans or anything that's proudly geeky

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                Use any of the slogans for going green listed here, or use them as inspiration to make up one of your own. Good luck with your efforts, and let us know how these slogans worked for you, or any good ones you've come up with after reading these. And don't forget: have fun going green!