Video: Pope Francis Praises Recycling

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Pope Francis released a short video encouraging low-waste behavior. Image: YouTube.

Pope Francis released a short video encouraging low-waste behavior. Image: YouTube

Even the Pope agrees — recycling is good for the environment.

In a recent video statement, Pope Francis praises “cartoneros,” or individuals who pick through trash to find reusable and recyclable material, and condemns a wasteful mentality.

“We can’t afford the luxury of looking down on leftovers. We’re living in a throw-away culture,” Francis said.

Watch the videos below and read more on The Huffington Post.

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