Eco-Conscious Instagrammers Inspiring Us To Do Better Every Day
Green living is becoming more critical these days. With a warming planet at the forefront of our minds, it’s our responsibility to advocate for the environment and make more sustainable lifestyle choices.
We recently added a great article to our blog that provided simple ways to live life more sustainably. If you’re looking at ways to become even more enviro-savvy, we’ve put together 5 awesome Instagram accounts of Australians that are sustainably minded and share it on their socials. They are sure to give you all the inspiration you need to get started.
1. Dr Anita Vandyke | @rocket_science
Anita is committed to living a zero-waste life without sacrifice or deprivation. She’s written a book on living a zero-waste life and she’s also super smart; qualified rocket scientist, student of Medicine, blogger and author. Most importantly she’s a caretaker of this planet we call home.
2. Katheryn Nelson | @plasticfreemermaid
Kathryn is a water woman magical mermaid yogi goddess and has been disposable plastic-free for ten years. (Wow, that’s impressive!) She started her journey volunteering for Dr Andrea Neal in Santa Barbara, California at Jean Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society. Kathryn learnt that plastic does not biodegrade and how the ocean is full of plastic. She made the decision to quit plastics and live her life advocating for our oceans and environment.
3. Erin Rhoads | @therogueginger
Erin is a writer, blogger and activist on a mission to live a plastic-free and zero waste life.
Erin has two popular zero waste and plastic-free guidebooks Waste Not: Make a big difference by throwing away less and Waste Not Every Day. She was a consultant on the award-winning TV show War On Waste and is Queen Victoria Markets first sustainability ambassador just to name a few!
Milkwood is dedicated to teaching and sharing permaculture skills. It all started in 2007 when Kirsten, Nick and their little one Ash, moved to Nick’s family farm to build a tiny house and grow some food. This somehow turned into a wild and wonderful, permaculture-farm-school-experiment-thing – called Milkwood.
Fast forward to now and they’ve built an incredible team where they teach permaculture design to market gardening available to access free online resources and offering world-class training.
5. Hannah Klose | @nevereverpayretail
In Australia alone, more than 500,000 tonnes of textiles and leather end up in landfill each year. Low-cost, low-quality garments mean we are buying and disposing of more clothing than ever. Introducing thrift store queen Hannah! Hannah lives her life illustrating why secondhand shopping is the most eco-friendly way to curate your wardrobe. Her mission is to help us all become part of the solution, not the pollution–and to do so with style.
Images via Instagram