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Human Landfill

(You need to recycle that --- bottle!...)

Hey! It’s all up to you
Don’t wait for someone else to do it
Don’t you know all that trash you’re tossin’
Is goin’ right back into your body?
It’s in the food you eat
The water you drink
And the air you breathe.
It’s not just about recycling,
It’s about using less.

What’s up yo, what’s the buzz,
Stupid is as stupid does
About as crazy as bein’ on drugs
Usin’ Mother Earth and not showin’ her love

Our landfill’s got enough problems
So you dump your couch at the bottom
Of a local field up the street
Your tires, aluminum, and plastic sheets

We need to shoot it all into space
And build a planet out of the waste
And send anyone who don’t wanna keep it real
To the planet of the Human Landfill

Garbage, and tires, and metal scraps
Pay somebody to take care of that
“Not my problem,” or so they say,
But hazardous materials don’t go away
Send it to the dump
They call sanitary
And if it’s sanitary
Then that’s kinda scary
Pollutants, and Freon,
And mercury spills
The last saga of the human landfills

You want pretty hair, not an atmosphere
You use gallons of aerosol every year
Change your ways, you know you should
You’re helpin’ destroy this neighborhood

Overconsumption, chemical trucks,
Nobody cares, just pile it up
Compact the trash, higher and higher
Biodegradable should be your desire

Too many stereos and PCBs
We need to make biodegradable TVs
It’s plain and simple to define
We need to change one step at a time

Reusable bags and compost piles
Will help our land for miles and miles
So keep it green and keep it real
So you won’t be part of the human landfill

Garbage, and tires, and metal scraps
Pay somebody to take care of that
“Not my problem,” or so they say,
But hazardous materials don’t go away
Send it to the dump
They call sanitary
And if it’s sanitary
Then that’s kinda scary
Pollutants, and Freon,
And mercury spills
The last saga of the human landfills

It’s all about respect for this planet.
Respect for the animals.
Humans are the only creatures that deliberately pollute.
It’s all about respect for this planet:
For other living organisms,
For each other and for yourself.
Who wants to be a human landfill?

Garbage, and tires, and metal scraps
Pay somebody to take care of that
“Not my problem,” or so they say,
But hazardous materials don’t go away
Send it to the dump
They call sanitary
And if it’s sanitary
Then that’s kinda scary
Pollutants, and Freon,
And mercury spills
The last saga of the human landfills

Garbage, and tires, and metal scraps
Pay somebody to take care of that
“Not my problem,” or so they say,
But hazardous materials don’t go away
Send it to the dump
They call sanitary
And if it’s sanitary
Then that’s kinda scary
Pollutants, and Freon,
And mercury spills
The last saga of the human landfills

 

 

 

 

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