20 Vegan Sustainable Living Instagrammers to Follow

Zero-waste living may seem unattainable or complicated, but these vegan Instagrammers break down what it means to pursue a sustainable lifestyle, while valuing progress over perfection. Through tasty, plant-based recipes and eco-conscious product recommendations, these 20 must-follow accounts are working towards making the environmentalist movement more inclusive and representative. 


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1. Valeria Hinojosa
Going by the screen name Water Thru Skin, this Bolivia-born, Miami-residing conscious living influencer is transparent about the struggles of pursuing a socially conscious career. She shares gorgeous sustainable fashion inspo, a glimpse into her life as an eco-entrepreneur, and real talk on holistic health and well-being. 


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2. Isaias Hernandez
Known as @queerbrownvegan on Instagram, this environmental educator shares informative, social justice-oriented perspectives on the sustainability movement and how to ensure its inclusivity, along with more environmentally sound product recommendations, the sustainability impact breakdown of different plant-based foods, and so much more. 


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3. Immy Lucas
This UK-based YouTuber is well known for her serene and calming videos and approachable take on zero-waste living. Simple recipes, minimalist fashion, easy eco swaps, and recommendations for mindful habits we can all incorporate into our lives for a greener and more peaceful existence are all great reasons to follow along. 


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4. Cindy Villaseñor
Residing in Los Angeles, this garden educator and low-waste lifestyle influencer fills her aesthetic account with earth-toned, plant-filled photos along with tips on composting, eco camping gear, delicious plant-based cooking shots, and helpful tips on extending your clothing’s lifetime (thus keeping it out of landfills!). 


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5. Sabs Katz
Co-founder of the organization Intersectional Environmentalist, this social activist tackles topics such as gun violence and anti-Semitism on her informative account, along with zero-waste skincare recommendations, minimalist fashion, her kombucha brewing journey, and light-filled houseplant photos. 


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6. Max La Manna
This low waste chef racks up millions of views on his well-edited cooking videos with recipes for dishes such as Killer Tofu Ground Beef, Super Green Pasta, and Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles. And with a feature on BBC Earth’s Food Regeneration series and his first cookbook out in the world, La Manna is only getting started spreading his message of eliminating food waste. 


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7. Sedona Christina
From fun thrifting and secondhand clothing hauls to holistic and plant-focused wellness, this Seattle-based YouTuber provides resources on low-waste backpacking and outdoorsy adventures, the impact of social media on our collective wellness, and setting mindful intentions. 


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8. Shia Su
This Germany-based, tiny living enthusiast and author’s account is a veritable treasure trove of zero-waste living resources. From making your own cleaning products to unpackaged skincare and climate change activism, Su’s posts inspire and motivate. 


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9. Jessica Clifton
Residing in the Midwest, this digital content creator and Tiktokker fills up her cheery, light-filled account with snapshots of her plants and cats, budget-friendly tips and tricks, zero-waste self-care swaps, and easy, innovative, plastic-free home decor hacks. 


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10. Ashley Renne
This vegan mom and board member of Climate Power, an organization that works to hold polluters accountable, tackles topics around having a sustainable pregnancy, maintaining healthy postpartum body image, and raising eco-conscious kids. She also breaks down issues around systemic racism and allyship through informative graphics.  


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11. Madeleine Olivia
With over 500,000 subscribers on YouTube, this author and plant-based cook makes low-waste, vegan living look tastier and easier than ever before. From soups and stews to hot cross buns and energy bars, her simple and wholesome recipes are quickly becoming a staple in our kitchens. 


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12. Geevie & Sophia
These eco-conscious vegan twins and founders of Sustain Yourself shop, are experts on all-things plastic-free and cruelty-free beauty, including alternative menstrual products. Plus, look out for recommendations on plants and furniture for greening up your space. 


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13. Shelbi (@shelbizlee)
This sustainability vlogger and environmental science student breaks down topics from renewable energy to becoming a conscious consumer, while also tackling issues such as making the online environmental movement more inclusive of all body types and balancing personal relationships with your zero-waste journey. 


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14. Georgette (@sustainablysage)
Looking to jazz up your eco-friendly home? @sustainablysage’s Instagram is where it’s at! From bamboo toilet paper to picking out green mattresses and plastic-free food storage to thrifting well-made furniture, this account helps answer all those questions about an eco-home you may not even have known you had. 


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15. Meera Jain
This Canada-based vegan mom and teacher offers helpful resources on building a capsule wardrobe, using up food scraps to reduce food waste, making low-waste at-home educational activities for kids, and easy, at-home cooking tips.


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16. Steph Davies
With the tagline “Just (trying to be) a sustainable girl, in an unsustainable world,” Davies fills her feed with simple, plant-based recipes for seitan, carbonara, fluffy pancakes, and warming porridge bowls alongside autumn-hued photos of plastic-free personal care products and her adorable rescue pups. 


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17. Noa Ben-Moshe
With her sustainable vegan fashion blog featured by the likes of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and Eluxe Magazine, this animal-rights activist and eco-fashion ambassador is making waves with her effortlessly chic approach to breaking the fast-fashion trend. With a focus on worker’s rights and responsibly produced garments, Ben-Moshe is making veganism more glam one naturally dyed textile at a time. 


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18. Blue Ollis
This UK-based blogger promotes and explores conscious living through the lens of veganism, low-waste living, mindfulness, and holistic wellness. Her focus on mental wellbeing and how it connects to a more environmentally focused approach shows that the more we reconnect to our planet, the more it directly benefits us in return. 


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19. Venetia La Manna
This podcaster, fair fashion campaigner, and co-founder of Remember Who Made Them (a group that works to support garment workers) focuses her account on all-things ethical fashion. From calling out fast-fashion companies to looking past greenwashing practices, La Manna keeps her eco looks funky, fresh, and animal-free. 


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20. Caroline Ginolfi
This plant-based, nutrition-certified wellness coach goes by the screen name @plantbasedblonde, and fills her foodie account with home-cooked, low-waste recipes, tips on re-growing vegetables from scraps and roots, peeks into her eco-kitchen (from the well-organized fridge to her secondhand copper sink), and so much more. 

Sarah McLaughlin is the New Products Editor at VegNews who is always looking for more ways to live a sustainable vegan lifestyle.


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