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10 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Major Sustainability Inspo

One of my goals is to develop more sustainable lifestyle habits, but let’s be real, it can be intimidating to know where to start. Lately, I’ve been following Instagram accounts in the sustainability and wellness world that break things down into easy-to-understand concepts so I can learn more about how to do my part. I’ve learned so much from these inspiring accounts already, and I hope you will, too! If you’re ready to dive into learning and get some major sustainability inspo, here are ten people to follow on Instagram right now. 

Aditi Mayer (@aditimayer)

Aditi Mayer is a sustainability activist, fashion blogger, and photojournalist who explores the intersections between style, sustainability, and social justice. Aditi investigates fashion and culture through a lens of intersectionality and decolonization and she works as a model and socially conscious creative consultant. She’s also about to spend 2022 as a National Geographic Storytelling Fellow documenting the environmental impacts of India’s fashion supply change — no big deal.

Elizabeth Teo (@zerowastecutie)

Elizabeth Teo is an environmental justice educator who shares her sustainability knowledge through informative posts, quote graphics, and more. I love how she tackles important issues like climate change, worker’s rights, fast fashion, and the intersection of race and environmentalism while breaking things down in a digestible way. Elizabeth also has a fun YouTube channel where she explores themes like environmental news and affordable zero waste hacks for college students.

Diandra Marizet (@diandramarizet)

Diandra Marizet is an advocate, conscious curator, and the co-founder of Intersectional Environmentalist, a media and resource hub that explores the intersections of social and environmental justice. I love how her personal feed feels relatable and authentic while also sparking critical conversations about oppression, allyship, feminism, and identity. If you’re looking for an inspiring figure who’s both educational and inspiring, Diandra just might be the one to watch.

Jhánneu Roberts (@jhanneu)

Jhánneu Roberts is an LA-based sustainability content creator whose mission is to make sustainable living inclusive and accessible for all. If you’re interested in starting a low-waste lifestyle but aren’t sure where to begin, Jhánneu provides helpful tips like budget-friendly product swaps and sustainable alternatives that you can start incorporating into your routine right away. I appreciate how simple yet effective her content is, and you can also learn more at her blog where she writes about home decor, skincare, and more.

Lauren Singer (@trashisfortossers

Lauren Singer is the founder of Trash is for Tossers, a zero-waste blog and resource base with helpful tips, tricks, and tools for reducing your waste and learning about environmental issues, along with recipes, guides, and DIYs to make sustainable living simple and fun. You may remember Lauren for documenting her zero-waste journey and going viral after fitting four years’ worth of waste in a 16 oz mason jar. Today, Lauren covers a variety of topics on her Instagram, from natural shampoo to sex positivity and more.

Jazmine Rogers (@thatcurlytop

Jazmine’s colorful and super aesthetically pleasing feed will inspire you to start living more sustainably ASAP. As a self-identifying Black and Mexican creator, Jazmine shares all things ethical fashion, thrifting, low-impact living, and self-care, and has a great YouTube channel to match. I’m obsessed with her DIY projects and how she documents her home space, which literally looks like a dreamy jungle oasis. If you’re looking for a dose of optimism on your feed with the occasional aesthetic photo of mouthwatering plant-based pancakes, you’ll love Jazmine’s account.

Valeria Hinojosa (@waterthruskin)

On her Instagram page @waterthruskin, Valeria shares all things sustainability, wellness, mental health, and vegan life. From yummy recipes to tips for plastic-free gift wrapping, I appreciate how Valeria takes a holistic approach to sustainability and shares content focused on both personal lifestyle changes and broader global issues like water conservation and farmworker rights. Plus, this Bolivian-born influencer and entrepreneur shares content in both English and Spanish, bringing sustainability topics to an even wider audience.

Sabs Katz (@sustainablesabs)

If you love a clean, minimalist aesthetic and earthy neutrals with pops of green, you will love Sabs, a social activist who co-founded Intersectional Environmentalist and shares content about low-impact lifestyle, zero-waste beauty, vintage finds, and more. I love how Sabs’ IG is visually appealing and informative, with thoughtful captions that highlight important topics like self-care, social justice, and how to start strengthening your connection to the environment.

Kamea Chayne (@kameachayne)

Kamea is a writer, content creator, and educator who explores all things sustainability, biocultural diversity, and healing. She is also the creator and host of the Green Dreamer Podcast which focuses on holistic healing, ecological regeneration, and wellness for all. Not only is Kamea’s page visually beautiful, but I appreciate how her profile features a blend of gorgeous photography and thoughtful storytelling with helpful gallery posts on environmental justice, race and diversity, indigenous rights, and more. If you’re looking for an honest, eloquent voice in the sustainability space, you’ll love following Kamea’s journey.

Céline Semaan (@celinecelines)

Céline is a designer, advocate, writer, and the co-founder of The Slow Factory, a human rights and environmental justice institute creating social impact through education and action. Céline works to amplify anti-racism work, climate science, and make complex info about environmental justice accessible to the public. I appreciate Céline’s critical, intelligent approach to environmental issues — she has already expanded my knowledge of sustainability, climate change, and resistance, and I’m sure she will for you, too!

These women are sure to inspire you to learn more about sustainability and how to be kinder to the planet. Each account feels relatable, empowering, and gives you a variety of perspectives on how to start living more sustainably — not to mention their aesthetics are on point. Let me know which accounts you’re loving right now, and this Earth Day, get ready to create positive changes for your lifestyle and the planet.

Tianna was an Associate Editor at Her Campus Media HQ where she covers all things pop culture, entertainment, wellness, and TikTok trends. She graduated from North Carolina State University and received her masters from Columbia University. Tianna currently lives in New York City where you can find her sipping coffee, practicing yoga, and singing show tunes.