Our student ambassadors Nivedita Pilania, Iva Pervan, Thu Le, Arianna Rovaris and Carmen Amat Alonso have carefully curated a list of the greenest influencers who have made a significant impact on sustainability in their field of activity.
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In this list, we are including people who utilize their social media profiles and blogs to inspire environmental change and sustainable paths. They do that by spreading information, as well as sharing their ideas and lifestyles. Hence, they offer practical solutions on how to act for a greener world. They utilize the spreading power of social media platforms, websites, and blogs to encourage their followers to act for change.
The green influencers indicated on the list are selected from different continents all over the world, which are categorised into four particular fields involving Fashion, Food, Travel, and Lifestyles.
Emma is a freelance consultant based in London. With over ten years of experience in marketing and communications, she is an expert in fashion retail, marketing, sustainability, and initiatives for social good.
Emma helps businesses and organizations that want to focus on improving their social and environmental practices. She wants to bring change to the fashion industry through her work within the charity sector. Therefore, she has founded Charity Fashion Live, a project that consists of annual events in which she and her team recreate the London Fashion Week’ looks in a charity shop. This way, she aims to promote vintage, second hand, and ethical clothing.
2. Brian Linton
The founder & CEO at United By Blue, Brian Linton has always had a passion for the ocean and the aquatic world.
Having grown up in Asia, he learned first-hand about the effects of plastic and pollution on the aquatic ecosystem. Thus, he decided to find a business to make a difference, United By Blue.
The innovative thing about his project is the fact that with every item purchased, one pound of trash is removed from American waterways. He takes an active part in organizing cleanups as a way of inspiring and encouraging people to protect the environment and promoting conscious choices, such as using public transportation or riding a bike.
Kristie Soomer is the founder and CEO of Encircled.
She is a business coach, podcaster, and former management consultant. Furthermore, she started her brand with the mission of changing the way women travel and live by creating a line of ethical clothing uniting style with function.
The reason behind her success is that she puts sustainability and ethics at the center of her business. Helps online eCommerce entrepreneurs to build sustainable brands.
Dominique is an environmental educator, community advocate, social sustainability writer, and sustainable style influencer. Moreover, she was featured in many fashion magazines and graced the print cover of Green America Magazine.
She employs her digital platform MelaninAss to promote and target sustainable fashion, natural beauty, wellness, and land sovereignty efforts of communities of color.
Through her work at Sustainable Brooklyn, she tries to foster sustainability in fashion for a more inclusive future through different means, including events and education.
To fulfill her goal of reducing waste in the fashion industry, she founded Redress in 2007 and The R Collective in 2017. These projects were very successful, and many recognitions received can confirm that. For instance, she was voted as one of the UK’s ‘Top 30 Inspirational Women’ by Vogue UK.
Through her work at Redress, as founder and spokesperson, she aims to promote a positive environmental transformation in the fashion industry, which is one of the most polluting industries.
Adele McConnell, better known as “Vegie Head”, has been blogging on the topics of veganism, sustainability, skin care, and travel since 2011.
Adele originally started her blog because she felt that online vegan recipes lacked creativity. Today her blog offers a surplus of plant-based recipes, sorted by course, diet, and cuisine.
Furthermore, she has started a podcast called “Easy Green”. She has also published 12 recipe eBooks, and created an online plant-based cooking course.
Elana Amsterdam is a powerful influencer in the wellness space. As a lifestyle guru, she has been on the cutting edge of healthy living advocacy for over twenty-five years.
Through her experience of living with celiac disease and multiple sclerosis, Elana has developed a knack for creating delicious recipes tailored to those with various dietary restrictions.
Her blog contains gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and paleo recipes to name a few. Moreover, Elana has written a number of cookbooks, most notably the New York Times best-seller, Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry.
Kathryne Taylor of “Cookie and Kate” is a strong supporter of a vegetarian diet, which is kind to one’s body and the planet.
The Oklahoma native is a recipe developer and photographer. Actually, Katheryne publishes new recipes for her readers multiple times each week.
Lastly, it is important to mention that in 2017 Taylor published a vegetarian cookbook called Love Real Food, which is currently the number one seller in Amazon’s vegetarian cooking section.
9. Wendy Polisi
Wendy Polisi maintains a total social reach of 937K and delivers healthy recipes and lifestyle advice to her devoted readership each week.
She started her first food blog in 2010, with the hope to earn some funds to be able to stay at home and raise children. However, the mother of three has created a successful online business. Hence, Wendy has written 11 eBooks and two print books and collaborated with many reputable brands, such as Tide, Yoplait, and Tom’s.
Her content is uniquely family-centric and appeals to young mothers juggling a multitude of responsibilities.
10. Blue Ollis
Blue is a low-waste vegan who shares advice on how we can all cut plastic, eat better and reduce our environmental impact.
She aims to inspire her audience to try out different vegan recipes. Therefore, she launched a range of ebooks, which are perfect for those looking to reduce the environmental impact of their diet.
They have been featured by BBC News, the Chicago Tribune, The Guardian, Huffington Post, NPR and Today. They are also ranked #4 among the Best Couples Travel Bloggers in the World in a USA Today readers poll, and have ranked as high as #17 among all travel blogs in terms of overall traffic.
Furthermore, Brett and Mary are members of The International Ecotourism Society, the Society of American Travel Writers, and the Professional Travel Bloggers Association. Moreover, they are founders of the Business of Blogging group, and co-founders of Atlanta Travel Massive.
12. Linda McCormick
Linda McCormick is the founder of Verdemode, a lifestyle blog focusing on sustainability, green design, ethical business, and eco travel.
She is inspired by innovation and those who make a concerted effort to work with the environment rather than against it.
Aside from running Verdemode, she works as a freelance writer and editor for other publications. Also, she writes about personal finance, health & wellness, as well as about travel, and sustainability. Her work has been published in numerous digital and print publications.
13. Valeria Hinojosa
Originally from Bolivia but living in Miami, Valeria is the founder of WaterThruSkin, a blog about a lifestyle with a conscience. The goal of her blog is to inspire readers to mindful living. She wants to help her audience to learn to love themselves and make the right long-term choices when it comes to both physical and spiritual health.
Valeria has been traveling around the globe and writing environmentally travel blog posts for over four years now. She is a certified yoga teacher, full-time conscious traveler, and lifestyle blogger.
She has been featured in many reputable magazines, such as Forbes, People, Elle, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, WWD, AirBnB, Telemundo, Self, and Marie Clare.
14. Charlie Marchant
Charlie is the founder of Charlie on Travel, a sustainable UK travel blog written by her and her life and travel partner, Luke. She has visited more than 32 countries and writes travel guides, sustainable travel advice, and advocates more responsible travel.
Charlie has a career as a General Manager at a remote working digital marketing agency and continues her side-project as a sustainable travel blogger and writer.
Charlie on Travel is featured as a top UK travel blog in Vicky Flip Flop’s round-up of the best UK travel bloggers. She was named an Inspiring Woman by Marie Claire in their 2015 print issue.
Charlie has also been interviewed on BBC Radio, Channel 5 and other news channels on travel topics including how to respect other cultures when you travel and how to tackle over-tourism.
15. Alex Schmidt
Alex is the founder of The Mindful Mermaid, a personality-based travel and lifestyle blog. Her goal is to help readers make an impact through their travels and every-day life.
She wants to educate her readers on how they can make an impact through their travels and every-day life. Therefore, through her own personal story and insider guiders, she explores travel, lifestyle, and mindfulness. Alex has established her authority and unique voice as one of the top conscious travel and lifestyle blogs.
She has been featured in many media publications, such as Feed Spot, Green Global Travel, Matador, Croatia Week, Matador Network, Hotel World and Expert Vagabond.
16. Renata Esteves
Originally from Brazil, Renata is the founder of the Beleza Orgânica brand. She is a U.S.-based health coach that helps people to live a green life by providing them with natural beauty tips and much more.
Renata’s background is very diverse: she holds a BA in journalism, and later she earned a master’s in fashion marketing. Then, after moving to the U.S., she has earned a Health Coach Certification.
She has been practicing a green lifestyle for over 20 years. Renata is a conscious consumer that is passionate about sustainability and green living. Hence, her brand Beleza Orgânica is a holistic lifestyle business.
17. Jess Rigg
Jess is a green lifestyle blogger from England. Her Eco-Friendly Living blog aims to help her audience to do their shopping more ethically, live more sustainably, and travel as a responsible tourist.
She is concerned about the climate crisis, and through her Instagram account, she aims to teach her followers how to cut down their carbon emissions, use less plastic, and have a more sustainable wardrobe.
If one subscribes to her newsletter, they will be offered an eco-friendly living checklist designed to help them to be successful in their sustainable journey by offering useful tips, tricks, and advice.
18. Diane Hoffmaster
Diane is an American mom of two that used to be a scientist. After becoming a mother, she decided to start her own blog.
Therefore, she created a website called Turning the Clock Back back in 2010. The site was devoted to sustainability and wellness, and to this day, it continues to be a great source of information for the ones looking for new ways to go green and become healthy.
She shares her thoughts on how to live more sustainably, as well as her passion for green living and aims to inspire people to do the same. Diane is convinced that people need to take baby steps on the road to going green and getting healthy.
19. Wendy Graham
Wendy owns a UK eco website named Moral Fibres, which is a blog about a green lifestyle. She wants to show how easy, inexpensive, and stylish it can be to live a sustainable life.
Wendy holds a BSc in Environmental Geography and an MSc in Environmental Sustainability. After graduating, she has worked continuously in the sustainable transport sector.
Furthermore, she believes that sustainable living should be hip, not hippie. Wendy shares easy hints and tips for living a greener life, and hopes to inspire others to consider switching to a green lifestyle.
20. Lindsay Miles
Through the website she started in 2012, Treading My Own Path, Lindsay educates her followers on how to reduce plastic by taking steps towards a more sustainable lifestyle.
So, she believes that everyone makes decisions that have the potential to create waste every day, but they also have an opportunity to do things differently. Therefore, she argues, we can be part of the problem, or we can be part of the solution.
Lindsay’s website gets over 100,000 visitors per month. Furthermore, it offers more than 300 articles, which aim to help the readers to make better choices in an imperfect world. Moreover, Lindsay has written two books on sustainable living, Less Stuff, and The Less Waste No Fuss Kitchen.
21. Jasmine Tuan
A self-confessed shopaholic, hoarder, collector, and a well-organized. She is a multidisciplinary creative brand consultant, who loves fashion and traveling.
A designer, who co-owned fashion concept store ‘Blackmarket’ in Singapore featuring the best of Asia designers (2008-2013).Currently she is working as a Marketing and PR Consultant for Smiles Like Green Spirit.
Owns a second hand fashion store ‘Blackmarket Preloved Store’ in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with a mission to circulate good fashion pieces within the community and country before recycling.
She went from having a walk-in wardrobe, downsized to a rack full, to zero shopping on new fashion items especially fast fashion items since 2018.
She began her zero waste journey in the same year, by applying the 5Rs principles daily in this order: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot or compost the rest. She added ‘Rethink’ in front of the 5Rs as she believes everything starts from the head.
22. Kathleen Elie
The Editor-In-Chic and founder of Conscious & Chic, style inspiration Kathleen Elie creates and curates content showcasing ethical fashion, beauty, food and travel.
A Fashion Design Graduate from LaSalle College, she wanted to share her knowledge of what was happening around the world to garner much needed awareness for the people who were bringing social good into the fashion industry.
She decided to create a digital platform that would bring a social and ethical awareness to fashion. And so, her first socially conscious website Fashion with a Conscience came to life.
She also leads workshops on labor trafficking, sustainability, consumerism and social responsibility. She also enjoys educating people in all things fabulous: fashion must-haves, styling tips, healthy body image and women empowerment.
23. Ellie Bullen
Ellie Bullen is the founder of blog and food business, Elsa’s Wholesome Life.
She is a qualified nutritionist and dietitian having completed a Bachelor (with honours) in Nutrition & Dietetics, is a published author of numerous vegan cookbooks, and has created a plant-based empire known as Elsa’s Wholesome Life where followers can find vegan recipes, follow her travel blogs and even buy products from her e-commerce store.
She also has a YouTube channel that showcases her vegan recipes in a visual and practical way
24. Anthea Cheng
It was her love of baking and creating vegan cakes which led Australian-based Anthea Cheng to launch Rainbow Nourishments a cake business and plant-based desserts brand where she shares fun recipes of colorful plant-based sweets including cakes, vegan ice-cream and even donuts. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, this is the vegan influencer to follow.
Lucy Watson, is the co-founder of Feed Me Vegan a UK-based plant-based food business that specializes in pre-prepared comfort food and vegan desserts, with all recipes created by Lucy herself.
Feed Me Vegan is a healthy and hearty vegan brand bringing you all the comfort food goodness you desire.
Everything in the range is gluten free and all of our packaging is sustainable and eco-friendly.
Lucy also launched her first vegan cookbook in September 2017 and was named Best Vegan Cookbook by PETA in their 2017 Vegan Food Awards.
26. Jasmine Briones
27. RG Enriquez-Diez
RG Enriquez-Diez aka @astigvegan is a Filipina cook who shifted to a vegan diet when she migrated to San Francisco a decade ago.
For someone who grew up in a meat-mad island nation, embracing a vegan lifestyle was without its challenges but to her, worth it for the health benefits.
After refusing to let go of her love of Filipino food, she began ‘veganizing’ Filipino favorites without losing its soul and she has inspired plant-based Filipinos in the process.
28. Francesca Willow
Francesca believes that true change requires a combination of consumer choice, intersectional collective action, and policy change.
Ethical Unicorn aims to take a holistic, fact-based approach to sustainable living and social justice. As well as the larger problems that are obvious to us, the blog aims to thoughtfully discuss systemic and hidden cycles that also need to be broken
She provides practical tools to her followers and teaches them how to live more ethically and sustainably.
29. Karen Maurice
Karen started as a sustainable clothing influencer, but she has slowly implemented this way of consuming into every area of her life. Her sustainable journey started with clothing, but has slowly worked its way into every area of life. From finding affordable ethical clothing brands, to making
bathroom plastic free, or hosting a kids zero waste birthday party
She is a mom and mainly, she wants her whole family to seek for affordable sustainable alternatives for everyday living. She has worked for several brands as an expert on sustainability. Writing magazine articles, recording podcasts, being quoted in national newspapers and even filming her top tips for an eco-friendly Christmas.
Jessica promotes slow living, an outdoor lifestyle, as well as eco parenting and wellness.
The Woodland Wife is a lifestyle blog with a fabulous readership of like-minded creative, outdoor folk who embrace simple living. Started in 2015 and with a strong ethical ethos, her readership and online following has been growing steadily.
She loves working with brands and individuals that share the same ethical views as hers.
31. Emma Ross
Emma focuses on showing her audience how one can live and parent slowly and sustainably, while doing a lot of yoga, cooking, travel, and so on.
In her blog Mamalina she shares her ideas about slow and sustainable parenting, relationships , style and travel
Letizia has been an environmental journalist since 2009, specialized in the cross-media of communication. She is an eco blogger and a social media specialist.
She is an expert in environmental and “green” issues and social media manager. She collaborates with some of the main eco magazines and writes her blog letizia palmisano. She is a consultant on communication 2.0 for green companies and events and a teacher of social media marketing.
33. Helly Tong
Helly is the founder of The Yen Concept which basically tries to provide the inspirational living model through green decorations along with artistic and aesthetic values.
On one hand Yen is a shop where customers can find a wide range of plants, pots, and green decorations for their homes. But on the other hand, more importantly, Yen wishes to be the last stop that nourishes people’s love for nature and encourages them to live greener and healthier.
She is also the Co-founder of Lai Day Refill Station with a common mission is to influence sustainable lifestyles into Vietnamese culture.
She is the Vietnamese ambassador for Design For Change–one of the most popular educational programs founded by educator/TED speaker Kiran Bir Sethi.
34. Kate Nelson
Kate is an environmentalist, science communicator, plastics activist and a water woman. She is the author of I Quit Plastic book.
Nelson started her plastic-free journey ten years ago and has a wealth of knowledge on how to lessen our own use, particularly when it comes to building a sustainable beauty routine
Kate Nelson is also the co-founder of the nonprofit Save the Mermaids. She hugs trees, loves granola and would be happy to forward you a ton of emails with horrifying footage of sea creatures struggling to survive in the plastic-saturated ocean.
35. Lauren Singer
Founder and CEO of Package Free, a company on a mission to make the world less trashy by offering products that help you reduce waste daily.
She is also founder of the leading Zero Waste editorial platform Trash is for Tossers which shows that living a low or zero waste lifestyle can be cost effective, accessible, and fun
An Environmental Studies graduate from NYU, former Sustainability Manager at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, and popularizer and pioneer of the Zero Waste Movement, the amount of trash that she has produced over the past eight years can fit inside of a 16 oz mason jar.
She was featured inThe New York Times, Vogue, NPR, MSNBC, CNN, NBC, BBC, and more.
36. Tara McKenna
Founder of The Zero Waste Collective, former District Planner at Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Tara’s vast international travels showed her that garbage is a global problem. Having seen trash floating in the beautiful waters of Bali, and finding litter along the Bruce Trail, she is passionate about reducing waste at its source.
Tara shares her experiences and how-to guides on her blog, The Zero Waste Collective.
She was featured in CBCnews, Tribune, The Globe and Mail
Céline Semaan-Vernon is a Lebanese-Canadian designer, writer, advocate and public speaker.
She is the founder of Slow Factory Foundation, dedicated to improving sustainability literacy in fashion.It’s a public service organization working at the intersection of environmental and social justice, which produces a conference series promoting sustainability literacy called Study Hall, and the first science-driven incubator in fashion called One X One.
38. Clare Press
Clare Press is the presenter of the Wardrobe Crisis podcast, Australian Vogue’s Sustainability Editor-at-Large and author of three books – The Dressing Table, Wardrobe Crisis, How We Went From Sunday Best to Fast Fashion and Rise & Resist, How to change the world
A passionate advocate for the circular economy and sustainable, ethical fashion, she is the industry’s go-to journalist on the subject, globally. In 2018, she was made Global Ambassador for the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Make Fashion Circular initiative.
39. Kat Eves
Equipped with industry knowledge and experience, Kat Eves highlights brands produced ethically within the United States.
Kat is a fashion stylist who focuses on plus sizes, specifically plus size AND ethical options
Production and sustainability of fashion often gets swept under the rug. When we discuss body positivity, we also have to realistically consider our impact on other bodies — the laborers — that produce our clothing. Kat Eves of the brilliant fashion blog Style Ethic does precisely that.
Style Ethic is a new fashion blog hosted by wardrobe stylist Kat Eves to celebrate the GOOD side of fashion, from ethical designers to body positive styling
Militza is the writer and teacher behind Little Green Dot—an educational space dedicated to natural skincare.Her mission is to teach the art and skill of using botanical skincare as a tool for skin health and total wellness.
She is passionate about natural skincare. She is happy to share the joy of herbs and natural skincare with her followers. However, she started making her own skincare from necessity and then it turned into a happy, healthy & green lifestyle.
41. Megean Weldon
Megean shares her Zero Waste journey with her followers in her blog named Zero Waste Nerd. She decided to live more sustainably and with less impact. To do so, she has changed how she eats, shops and the way she lives.
She is convinced that Zero Waste Living has made her life richer and fuller. Therefore, by archiving her successes, failures, tips, and experiences of beginning a zero waste lifestyle and sustainable living, she aims to motivate her followers to do the same.
42. Inch Chua
Inch Chua is a singer and a songwriter from Singapore.
However, she is not only famous for her music, but she is known as a climate activist as well. For instance, in 2018 she took part in an expedition that went to Antarctica, which was organized by 2041, an organization whose main goal is sustainability.
She documented that experience and turned it into a show called No Man’s Land. Her aim is to engage ‘a largely disenchanted crowd on environmental issues’.
Charlotte is a Singapore based nutritionist ,a host, self-taught cook and media personality.
Through her content channel TheCharlotteMei, she aims to help people build a healthy relationship with food by sharing delicious yet approachable recipes, showcases and regales nuggets of useful information for eating better and living more eco-consciously.
Charlotte is a firm advocate of low-impact, eco-conscious living through her everyday living, and has most recently worked on projects with Grand Hyatt Singapore to showcase their sustainable efforts, as well as Fashion Revolution Singapore, to champion for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the fashion industry.
44. Zoë Morrison
She became passionate about learning ways to save money and the environment after she lost her job in 2011 and thus decided to document her experiences along the way and started her blog Eco Thrifty Living
In 2019 she published her first book so that I could share my tips and tricks on how to save money and the environment in an easily accessible way to you my readers.
Rebecca Prince-Ruiz is the founder of the for-purpose, Plastic Free July Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that brings the public and business together with the vision of a world without plastic waste.
Plastic Free July is one of the most influential environmental campaigns in the world. Millions of people across the globe take part every year, with many committing to reducing plastic pollution far beyond the month of July.
46. Aja Barber
Aja Barber is a writer, personal stylist, and consultant whose work focuses on sustainability, ethics, and intersectional feminism. Aja lives in London but is originally from Virginia. Her pronouns are she, her, and they.
She has written incredible articles that educate people on race, ethics, women’s rights and how systems of power affect our buying habits.
She is also featured in numerous articles as a green activist, green influencers towards conscious consumption.
Founder and Editor of Carmitive – a Fashion-Blogazine that focuses on styling inspiration and individuality. Carmen believes we should use fashion as a voice for sustainability and conscious consumerism.
She posts about how to feel good on your ethical fashion journey, with practical tips for styling and shopping secondhand, information about slow fashion and eco-friendly materials, and more.
In her articles with clear messages, she combines fashion with current social topics, travels and a healthy lifestyle. Like this, she aims to provide her readers a refreshing point of view whilst demonstrating how fashion touches every part of our lives.
48. Jasmine Hemsley
With a passion for eating well to feel happier, healthier and more energised, Jasmine believes in conscious, healthy and joyful living.
Listed in the top 20 UK chefs, she uses her platform to promote a 360-degree approach to health and encourage a return to a simpler, more mindful way of life.
With these messages she is inspiring her global audience to deepen their commitment to eco choices and sustainability in food, fashion and beauty.
49. Daria Andronescu
The owner and author of the Wonder Wardrobe online video course. Over the past 10 years she has been working as an international personal shopper, creating multifunctional seasonal capsule wardrobes that help the environment and clients all over the world.
Now she is sharing this successfully tested method with everyone so they can build a personal, multifunctional, well-organised wardrobe containing an ideal amount of beautiful, fully interchangeable outfits that reduce waste and support sustainable fashion brands.
She also has her Youtube channel where she shares her special method of building the perfect wardrobe – the Wonder Wardrobe, a method that will save you money and make you look your best while saving the planet from fashion-related waste.
50. Venetia La Manna
Venetia is a climate activist “on a slow fashion mission”. Her Instagram, Twitter and YouTube is full of colourful and creative ideas on how and where to shop vintage to create a more sustainable wardrobe.
She is passionate about plant-based living and every aspect of mindful consumption, sharing practical tips on how to cut down on fast fashion and single-use plastics, and even encourages people to turn off their phones on the weekend to save electricity!
51. Aditi Mayer
Aditi Mayer is a Los Angeles based photojournalist, filmmaker, and creative consultant, her work explores the intersections of sustainability and social politics
She explores themes of labor and identity, from undocumented garment workers in LA sweatshops, to a matriarchal farming community in rural Nepal.
She is also well known for her sustainable fashion blog, ADIMAY.com, which combines artistic expression with social action.
Her blog focuses not only on fashion, but conscious travel and living as well. Her work has taken her internationally, having taken on projects throughout the US, Mexico, Europe, and Southeast Asia.
52. Natalie Kay
Natalie Kay Smith is the creator of Sustainably Chic, a blog where she discusses topics like eco-friendly fashion, ethical products for your home, and living a more sustainable lifestyle.
Having an extensive background in fashion, however she decided not to stay in the industry unless she can help change the way business was done. Sustainably Chic became an outlet for her to speak on a topic she cares deeply about – sustainable fashion.
She highlights sustainable brands that are ethically and mindfully made from all over the world in her blog.
53. Marina Testino
Founder of Point off View, a mission-driven micro agency focused on digital communication and sustainable transformation. New York based Marina is nothing short of fashion royalty, and is using her influence for good: as a fashion activist.
After her #OneDressToImpress project, in which she wore the same red suit every day for two months to bring awareness to fashion consumerism and its negative impact on the environment, she then started with #CarryOnSummer, in which she travelled through Europe with only one carry-one.
54. Mary-Alice Duff
Mary-Alice is an entrepreneur, small business owner, and content creator, who has turned her passion for helping women build more ethical and sustainable wardrobes into an online and global business.
She has been featured in Philly Mag, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Good Trade, Nylon, the Cut and was recently awarded Best of Philly.
Mary is a frequent podcast guest having been hosted on Conscious Chatter, Business with Purpose, Business SHET with Mimi G and Goal Magic.
55. Jonathan Levy
Jonathan Levy better known as The zero waste guy shares practical tips to reduce waste, save money and live better.
Jonathan is a Certified Sustainable Resource Management Professional in California Resource Recovery Association with over 10 years of experience.
He has been the face of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works’ Smart Business Recycling Program. His Recommendations have included ways in which businesses can reduce waste, increase recycling, right size their hauling services, and assistance with contract negotiation.
He also consulted on the Los Angeles Unified School District’s expanded recycling program, where he implemented lunchtime and classroom recycling programs at more than 100 schools throughout the district.
56. Kathryn Kellogg
Kathryn Kellogg breaks zero waste living down into a super simple step-by-step process with lots of positivity and love! She’s the author of 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste, founder of goingzerowaste.com, and the spokesperson for plastic-free living for National Geographic.
She started her zero waste life after she found out she had benign breast cancer. It was extremely painful and that made her understand how important it is to care about what you put in your body and so she moved on to a more holistic lifestyle.
She started her blog because of three reasons: to help others improve their personal health, improve the health of the planet, and to convince them that their choices matter.
Lori is a green living enthusiast, lifestyle writer, speaker, mother, borderline vegan and recovering attorney. She uses her platform Groovy Green Living to help her audience to live a healthy and toxin-free life to keep our planet green.
Her green journey has been going on for over 11 years now, and it started when one of her children was diagnosed with a life-threatening food allergy.
Thus, she wants to inspire her followers by sharing useful tips, trends, and information related to living a greener lifestyle.
58. Mikaela Loach
Mikaela is a freelance writer about all things sustainability, ethical-living, refugee rights & intersectional activism and veganism.
Mikaela through her Instagram account, shares daily insights into low-waste living, climate activism and how to make these movements more accessible.
A pioneer of the raw food subset of veganism, she can attribute her following to her bright personality and drool-worthy vegan recipes.
Kristina is a writer, speaker and raw vegan activist who educates and guides people who are ready to take control of their health, and experience the compassionate lifestyle one can achieve by living FullyRaw.
60. Claire Buchanan
Claire Buchanan of the blog “Cruelty Free With Me” shares all things eco-conscious with her followers. From vegan recipes to cruelty-free makeup brands, the boxing instructor is a one-stop shop for anyone looking to incorporate more sustainability into their lifestyle.
Canada based Claire describes herself as a voice for animals and blogs about how she lives her life without harming them.
Claire’s blog Cruelty-Free With Me features plant-based recipes, fair fashion (which eliminates all animal products including leather, fur, down wool, and silk) and beauty products free of animal testing. She also supports people wanting to become vegan, providing a 100% vegan brand list.
In her podcast series Claire, shares her ideology, If you can live a happy and healthy life without harming others, why not try?
Jennifer Nini is a writer, activist and the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Eco Warrior Princess, a multi-contributor website about sustainable living, social justice and ethical fashion.
The name Eco Warrior Princess was inspired by Jennifer’s experiences in both rural and urban settings, from living in a solar-powered off-the-grid shed for two years, to her time in lively Melbourne.
Jennifer educates her followers about climate change, sustainable living, organic food, mindful eating, social justice issues, and green politics.
62. Immy Lucas
When searching for environmental influencers on Instagram, you can’t miss the name Londoner Immy Lucas. She uses her Instagram account to advocate for veganism, environmentalism, zero waste, and more.
She teaches people how to cut down on wastes by using them to make something useful like cosmetics and snacks.
63. Tashina Combs
Here she reviews and vets cruelty-free products for her strong fanbase. She also vlogs on a popular YouTube channel of the same name.
Logical Harmony strives to bring you the best in beauty, lifestyle, fashion, health and diet.
The content mainly focuses on vegan beauty and the promotion of a healthy and animal friendly lifestyle.”
64. Kari Byers
Kari is a green beauty enthusiast, travel bug, style chaser, healthy recipe creator, music lover and best known for her blog Bloom + Clementine, on which she provides insight into her life as a wife and mother. She shares her ideas about everything that she loves and how she leads the healthiest lifestyle possible for herself and her family
Bloom + Clementine is a green beauty and wellness blog which covers a variety of topics including lifestyle, beauty, baby, health, household and travel, but Kari is a self-confessed green beauty enthusiast and regularly writes about natural and cruelty free make-up products.
65. Mahima Gujral
Sui, translated needle in Hindi, is a responsible fashion label. Founded in New Delhi, India, the brand core of Sui is to promote and create awareness on green fashion that is versatile, has a close to minimum impact on the world, looks after it’s workers like family and is relatable.
Born into a world of elegant dressing, she grew up recognizing the beauty of custom-made clothing, the value of quality fabrics, the craft of embroidery and the essence of building close-knit relationships at every part of your value chain.
66. Bea Johnson
Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home is a Franco-American author, speaker and minimalist known for initiating the movement of waste-free living in the 21st century.
She is renowned for pioneering the “trash jar”, a pint-sized container she uses to fit her family’s yearly garbage, and for developing The 5Rs of Zero Waste, a method she published in Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying your Life by Reducing your Waste .
She has been widely featured in the global media and has completed two dozen international speaking tours, three TED talks, and audiences at Google, Amazon, Starbucks, the European Parliament, NATO and the United Nations.
Her work has not only inspired millions of people to adopt zero waste lifestyles, open unpackaged shops, conceive reusable products but also large corporations to offer alternatives to single-use.
She is a Grand Prize winner of The Green Awards and the founder of Bulk Finder, a web-based app which points to thousands of bulk locations worldwide.
67. Leah Thomas
Leah Thomas is an environmental activist, writer and founder of Intersectional Environmentalist. She studied Environmental Science & Policy, previously worked on the communications team at Patagonia, and has a sustainable-living instagram blog @GreenGirlLeah.
She published the piece “Why Environmentalists Should Be Anti-Racist” on Vogue and is currently working on an Intersectional Environmentalist book.
68. Diandra Marizet
Diandra Marizet is a conscious curator, brand strategist and writer who is focused on making her own life, and the world, a more sustainable place.
In an effort to reduce her environmental impact and create less waste, Diandra has leaned into building (and reducing!) an environmentally-responsible wardrobe amongst many other personal initiatives on her journey to sustainability.
She previously worked on Kate Spade’s apparel buying team and then shifted towards centering her work around elevating intersectional sustainability through the lens of fashion, social impact, and culture.
Diandra builds digital downloads and educational experiences to help people explore how sustainability issues impact people and the planet.. Follow Diandra on IG. @diandramarizet
69. Teresa Baker
Teresa Baker is determined to make a difference in the work of diversity and inclusion in outdoor spaces.
She is the founder of the Outdoor CEO Diversity Pledge encouraging outdoor brands to act around efforts of DEI, versus just speaking on its importance.
The CEO Pledge has been highly successful, with over 70 brands and non-profits currently signed on.
She is also the founder of the In Solidarity Project, which brings together the outdoor industry for a more inclusive future.
70. Kevin J Patel
Kevin J Patel is a Youth Climate Activist from Los Angeles, CA. Growing up with severe heart issues due to Los Angeles’s poor air quality, Kevin is one of the millions of people across the world who are already victims of the climate crisis.
Kevin is the Founder and Executive Director of OneUpAction, an organization that supports marginalized youth by providing them with the resources needed to take innovative steps to tackle the climate crisis within their local communities for a regenerative future. Kevin has been fighting for over 8 years for climate justice for all Angelenos.
With the help of a friend, he has created the first-ever Youth Climate Commission in LA county to amplify youth voices on the climate crisis.
71. Addie Fisher
Addie Fisher is a sustainable living enthusiast and influencer. Drawing on her previous 6 years of eco-friendly lifestyle changes and blogging experience, Addie gives advice on making easy sustainable lifestyle choices and shares thrifty and vintage fashion trends on her personal blog, Old World New.
As a new mother, she has channeled her love for being green into Tiny Green Earthling, where she writes about sustainable and healthy living for children and parents, as well as educational and literary tips through the TGE Kids’ Book Club.
72. Elizabeth Teo
Elizabeth is a US-based environmental activist. She is a zero waste blogger creating lovely graphics with tips on living more intentionally while keeping sustainability in mind.
She uses her work to create awareness on environmental justice issues. Also, she tries to connect them to fast fashion, as well as waste and climate change.
Elizabeth is aware that our planet is in crisis. Furthermore, she often talks about mental health problems and shares her views on her social media platforms.
Beside that, she also started her own Instagram Consulting business where she empowers other individuals.
Hannamari is a freelance photographer, writer, and cookbook author. Also, she is a healthy recipe developer and food stylist. She lives in northern Finland, so she is fond of nature, people, and pace of life.
The company was founded in 2011, and from then on it has been an international high quality brand of health and organic beauty, as well as ecological lifestyle, wellbeing, and positivity.
Yellow Mood offers an online media for the ones who share the same views for natural wellbeing, organic beauty tips and beauty products. Moreover, it offers healthy recipes and tips on how to live an ecological lifestyle.
74. Katja Kokko
She wrote two books, Aidosti kaunis (Genuine Beauty) in 2015 and Kuulaan kaunis in 2019. Both books are in-depth guides to skincare rituals and raw ingredients.
In 2012, she founded a brand called Jolie Organic Health & Beauty, which was the leading organic beauty house in Finland importing and retailing sustainable cosmetics. She decided to sell the shares of the company and continued working on her books.
She works with Yin Your Skin concept which brings together the wisdom and effects of ancient traditions, creating a unique wellness experience.
75. Verena Erin
She is passionate about environmentally focused design and ethically made clothing. She is convinced that people should encourage more responsible practices in the fashion industry. Her aim is to inspire her audience by creating content that will educate them to live more consciously.
She also is the author of Quit Fast Fashion ,an ebook designed to help you change your shopping habits and build a wardrobe that reflects both your style and values.
76. Tess Waltenburg
Based in her hometown of Lund, Sweden and having a diverse background of being an ethnologist, project coordinator, cultural analyst, writer, event planner, stylist, model, and photographer;
Tess is passionate about changing the world by conveying the joy of a more sustainable life.
She believes that sustainable living can offer a high quality of life without being difficult or boring.
Tess is a part of the board of Sustainable Influencers in Sweden. Furthermore, she has her own podcast named Steg för Steg (Step by Step), which aims to inspire her followers to consider having a sustainable lifestyle.
77. Malin Sigefjord
Malin is a Swedish mom-of-two who is also a manager, economist, cold swimmer and, as she says, an outdoor nerd.
Her blog, called Lite langre (A Little Longer) is about sustainability and how one can make small changes in life to live greener.
She argues that sustainability and climate-smart is not a sacrifice. In fact, she believes that is something that we all benefit from, from health and time saving perspectives.
Malin has extensive working experience in the Business Administration area within the Energy and Oil & Gas business.
She is a certified yoga teacher, as well as Swedish and English lecturer.
78. Marie Nasemann
Marie is an actress and model with a great passion for sustainable fashion.
Through her blog, Marie promotes small brands that are already producing sustainably. Therefore, all the companies that she collaborates with have a credible and ambitious path to sustainability in the supply chain.
She is convinced that here are so many great ways to be fair to the environment and fellow human beings with clothing. Thus, it can be paying and insuring workers appropriately, paying attention to energy savings in production, reducing the use of chemicals, converting plastic bottles into clothing and so on.
Amruta founded a project called Sustainability Tribe in 2009. The project was previously known as Green Living in Dubai and it starts with her family of 3. They call themselves a ‘sustainable family’.
Amruta and her husband have been working as sustainability consultants in sustainable development for over 12 years now.
Since many businesses do ‘green-washing’, Amruta decided to educate people in UAE about region-specific sustainability.
They are a part of #ZeroWasteUAE initiative, where they target individuals, professionals, students, or even families that can join their social initiative. Hence, their goal is to encourage them to transit to a cleaner lifestyle by reducing waste.
80. Isaias Hernandez
Isaias Hernandez is a Mexican American and currently resides in Queens, NY where he works as a freelancer for digital marketing and doing speaking engagements, workshops, and consulting.
Isaias is the creator of Queer Brown Vegan where he mainly focuses on topics such as veganism, zero-waste, and environmental justice.
Isaias Hernandez runs Queer Brown Vegan, an Instagram page that provides educational breakdowns of environmental terms with an emphasis on intersectional perspectives.
As a Queer, Brown, and Vegan environmentalist, he seeks to provide a safe space for other like-minded environmentalists to engage in the discourse of the current climate crisis.
Tyler and Alex are sustainability influencers that share an eco-adventure documentary series.
One can follow them on Instagram @waterbrothers and explore the world together as they share different environmental issues.
The brothers have been doing a documentary series that cover multiple topics including climate change, plastic pollution, overfishing and water in space and more.
They find the problems affecting the planet as well as the solutions to help protect our precious resources.
82. Madeleine Olivia
She aims to inspire others to try their best as individuals to eat more vegan food, buy less stuff, use less plastic and listen to less diet-culture nonsense. She inspires them to love themselves, while loving the planet.
Madeleine was recently listed as one of the Evening Standard’s top environmental influencers to follow and she has her own ethical and sustainable clothing line.
Using her Instagram account to share insights and exciting recipes, Madeleine is a perfect person to follow if you want to learn sustainability tips.
83. Tim Silverwood
Tim Silverwood is an award-winning environmentalist committed to reducing human impacts on the natural world. A keen surfer, Tim became co-founder of the not-for-profit organisation ‘Take 3 for the Sea’ in 2009.
Alarmed at the risks plastic pollution poses to our oceans and wildlife, in 2009 Tim Silverwood co-founded a non-profit organization called Take 3 for the sea. There he challenged people to take three pieces of garbage with them when leaving a waterway, the beach, or any other place they visit.
After 10 years of building Take 3 and turning it into a social movement and successful charity, Tim launched Ocean Impact Organisation (OIO) in 2020. OIO is Australia’s first ocean impact ecosystem and startup accelerator helping people to start, grow and invest in businesses that positively impact the ocean.
Tim was awarded the 2014 Green Globe ‘Sustainability Champion’; featuring in the popular ABC series ‘War on Waste’ and starring as an ‘Ocean Guardian’ in the 2017 feature documentary ‘Blue’.
84. Jen Brownlie
Based in Scotland, Jen Brownlie uses her social media accounts to showcase how people can follow a sustainable fashion lifestyle and still possess a great wardrobe.
Her grid focuses on slow fashion and teaches how to integrate your closet into a way that works for your lifestyle. She is one of the best sustainable influencers on Instagram to follow.
Her blog The Sustainable Edit is an ethical fashion blog sharing the best sustainable fashion, capsule wardrobe advice, and slow living tips. Here you will find her journey towards a more natural, simple and eco-conscious lifestyle.
She started her blog as a way to share her passion for mindful eating and plant-based living and the wealth of knowledge she has accumulated over the years.
She is a passionate advocate of all things cruelty-free, as well as a proponent of alternative healing and environmental sustainability.
She strongly believes that there should be balance and harmony, both within our internal eco-systems, and in the world outside of us.
86. Arti Jalan
Arti Jalan is the founder of Forage and Sustain, an online platform that approaches all things related to sustainable and conscious living with a fresh perspective. The blog creatively explores a myriad of topics that affect our lives, such as self-care & wellness, conscious travel, slow living and ethical fashion.
Arti aims to educate her followers on how to shift their focus to have a more positive impact in these areas, and encourage them to become an active agent of social change.
Arti shares numerous brands, tips and tricks, and quotes pertaining to being eco-friendly, sustainable and leading a better impact for the earth
She has worked with various brands, such as The Detox Market Canada, Abeego, Sahajan Skincare, KOTN and Forage Vancouver. She was also featured in Elle Magazine Spain and The EveryGirl.
87. Vivien & Aaron
Aaron specialises in eco-engineering artificial reefs. Specifically, surfing, diving and coastal protection reefs. He has worked in various places around the world, and has a keen interest in creating beautiful beaches and protecting the ocean.
Vivien, on the other hand, is an Occupational Therapist who specialises in mental health. She loves to bring positive change into people’s lives and is passionate about creating the best life for the people she works with.
They believe that travelling has taught them a few things about our planet and that the time for greener action is now. Their travel and lifestyle guides can help the world explore, learn, and contribute to a cleaner, healthier life.
88. Abbie Synan
Abbie Synan, originally from Pennsylvania, now calls the world her home. Abbie is a writer and blogger who has been traveling and working remotely since 2013.
She specializes in highlighting ethical travel practices, including wildlife conservation, environmentally friendly travel, and being a more mindful global citizen.
You can follow her on her blog, Speck on the Globe, where she shares tips on how to travel more responsibly. She has also appeared in outlets such as Unearth Women, Matador Network, Inside Himalayas, and Impact Travel Alliance.
Alex is a former WITS speaker and a sustainable travel influencer. She uses her platform to share eco-friendly travel swaps and tips, with special emphasis on ocean conservation efforts.
Alex is a New York native who left her home to explore the world slowly and thoroughly. She is the blogger behind Alex in Wanderland, a travel blog that focuses on travel styles, activities, planning and inspiration. She is also the founder of Wander Women Retreats. Each month they are highlighting different female travelers who have really made the world their oyster.
Alex was motivated to begin her travel journey to find a lasting solution to her incurable case of wanderlust. Now, her life centers around travel, as well as exploring her passions for photography, design, scuba diving, and squealing over small animals.
90. Wanda Malhotra
With over 24 years of experience in sales, marketing and developing products in the natural, organic and vegan industry, Wanda’s main focus has been sustainable packaging and initiatives. She is passionate about environmental conservation, animal protection and social responsibility.
Wanda believes that the journey to wellness works from the inside out, which means – from the root to the plant. Therefore, her Root Journey project aims to help empower and educate her clients by co-creating tailored wellness plans. Each plan suits everyone’s unique body, lifestyle, preferences, and resources.
Moreover, her company Crunchy Mama Box has a mission to spread love, support, and encouragement to women-owned, small, and eco-friendly businesses. So, their box provides natural and eco-friendly self-care products that are clean, healthy, and motivated by a cause. Their main aim is to take care of Crunchy Mamas and their families through beauty, self-care, wellness, education, and sustainability.
91. Nayana Premnath
Nayana is a Low Waste Lifestyle Practitioner, an Eco-YouTuber and a Body Positive Individual who has turned her mindset towards living an intentional and purposeful life. She is trying to spread awareness about reducing one’s carbon footprint so as to reverse the destruction that has already been done to our environment through her blog .
Nayana’s digital journey started as a Beauty and Lifestyle Youtuber. However, after a few years, she realized that she was not passionate about makeup as she thought she was. Therefore, she decided to shift her focus by starting to practice a low waste lifestyle, which was at the beginning of 2019.
Nayana is learning new things every day and tries to incorporate that into her everyday life. She believes that it takes months or years to be able to lead a healthy low waste living. She is convinced that everyone can make a positive impact on our environment.
92. Ripu Daman Bevli
Ripu Daman is an athlete and a fitness enthusiast, started Plogging in 2017 and gave rise to a new cleanliness cum fitness trend in India.
Plogging is waste picking while jogging. So not only does it help the person stay fit but since the person also picks up plastic wrappers and other such trash lying around while jogging, it also helps clean up the surroundings.
On another note, Ripu is a sales and marketing leader with over 8 years of experience in business development, sales and startups across India and North America markets.
He has also been featured on American news and radio along with Global publications like Buzzfeed, Brut, CBS News for his work.
93. Maja Brekalo
However, blogging isn’t her only hobby, she also holds healthy plant-based cooking workshops.
Ever since she got pregnant, her diet has been plant based. Furthermore, she emphasizes the importance of eating unrefined, seasonal, and clean food. She is convinced that vegan does not always mean healthy.
Maja argues that everyone should eat the food nature provides for us in different seasons. She states that food should be in a form closest to the one in nature because nature knows what’s good for us, as she claims, even though we have lost all our natural instincts and cannot decide what is best for ourselves.
Maja also wrote a book called Bake It Vegan, which is full of healthy, plant-based, and sugar-free recipes.
94. Melissa Tan
Melissa is a zero waste practitioner, environmental speaker, and TV Host who uses her platform to advocate for sustainable living and zero waste habits for everyone. She co-founded an eco-collective called The Green Guerrilla, and regularly works with major brands and NGOs on environmental projects.
Melissa connects to a wide, mainstream audience through her social media and website, creating digital content in sustainable living and fashion, climate action and other areas of the circular economy.
Melissa’s goal is to live a completely zero waste life. She is convinced that zero waste and sustainable living is a step in the right direction. And we all can do something to get closer to it. She is convinced that there is a solution – which begins with us.
95. Alba Sueiro
Alba Sueiro Román is a spanish copywriter and storyteller for responsible brands.
After several years running a sustainable tourism business and being the author of the blog “Una vida simple” mentioned in media such as El País, Univisión, Cinco Días, MujerHoy, El Confidencial or Público , Alba decided to undertake a new adventure dedicating herself to one of the areas that she is most passionate about – to write.
In her blog she discusses sustainability issues and how to lead a minimalist life
She is also the Founder of the first sustainable holiday apartments in Cantabria (Northern Spain) The Cantabrian Eco-apartamentos. Project awarded with the NansaEmprende Entrepreneurship Award of Santander Bank
Alba firmly believes that our actions have enormous potential to improve our environment.
96. Lisa Casali
Lisa is an environmental scientist, a blogger and a writer from Italy. She is a food expert and devoted herself to sustainable cooking. Her goal is to reduce the ecological footprint, which starts with her daily food choices.
She aims to inspire her audience to do the same. She argues that, by avoiding waste and managing ingredients, one can achieve that.
Her blog is a sneak peek into her life. Her blog is about combining healthcare, environmental sustainability, and money saving with the love for food and convenience. One may find plenty of recipes and tips on how to avoid waste. Also, they can find out more about how to make the most out of the organoleptic and nutritional properties of each ingredient.
Lisa is a WWF low-environmental-impact food Ambassador Currently, Lisa works as the manager of the Italian Environmental Pool.
James Whitlow Delano is a Japan-based documentary storyteller. His work has been published and exhibited throughout the world and led to four award-winning monograph photo books, including, “Empire: Impressions from China ” and “Black Tsunami: Japan 2011”.
Photographer James is the founder of @everydayclimatechange an Instagram feed, where photographers from six continents document global climate change on seven continents. ECC documents how climate change is not happening “over there” but it is also happening right here and right now
His posts are stark and help to demonstrate environmental issues across the globe. Delano is a grantee of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
98. Monika Poppy
Monika Poppy is educated in Energy management & Sustainable development and she is the founder of social media platforms Sustainability is cool. She is an influencer in the green markets with a large social media following.
‘Sustainability is cool’ is a platform of reviews and tips on how to keep a sustainable lifestyle without compromising on standards. The blog was set up by Monika in 2016 in order to help individuals choose wiser and more sustainable options when there was a scarcity in the industry for sustainable influencers.
Monika Poppy has been featured on Sky News, Positive Luxury, Glamour magazine and Zoomin tv.
99. Livia van Heerde
Livia is a 23 year old MSc Climate Change student at University College London (UCL).
Livia Van Heerde is a blogger, Content creator and Environmentalist who is passionate about climate change. She is on a mission to educate people to live a more sustainable lifestyle and also show that ethically made fashion can be easily accessible, as well as look good.
For years her blog and Instagram focused on sustainable, ethical and vegan living. This was an outlet for her creativity to produce photos, videos and texts that inspired people.
Now on her website, She wants to give resources on topics like climate change as well as environmental and social problems too.
She has dedicated herself to exploring the globe on paddle boarding adventures, whilst using her journeys to capture important data to highlight and educate on environmental issues affecting our planet.
She is an activist focused on fighting plastic pollution, Lizzie founded @plastic_patrol, a network of people dedicated to cleaning up the planet. She also uses her paddle boarding skills to pick up plastic along global waterways.
She is Awarded as ‘Inspiration of the Year’ 2020 by Stylist Magazine and also Awarded Prime Minister’s ‘Point of Light’ by UK Government
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