9 Local Instagram Accounts To Follow For Sustainability Inspo


If you're looking for inspiration from islanders who are doing their bit to live a more planet-friendly existence, then look no further. Here's a round up of the local Instagram accounts we follow for their best sustainability tips. Let us know if we've missed any of your faves.



“We don’t need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly, we need millions of people doing it imperfectly.” Zero Waste Chef Anne Marie Bonneau


1.  I Did Something Green

Local eco-warrior Sara believes we can all make a positive impact on our Island, and indeed our planet, if we as individuals do our bit to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle. She is doing her bit to live a planet friendly life through @ididsomethinggreen by cutting out plastic and advocating slow and sustainable fashion  We love that Sara doesn't shy away from blogging about the sustainable subjects many are unwilling to tackle, like Planet Friendly Periods and Plastic Free Shaving.


2.  Vivienne Alexa

Local holistic health coach @vivienne_alexa is a firm favourite with us here on The List. Viv shares insights into her plant based lifestyle, with recipes and musings on sustainable changes we can all make to help us get back to basics and focus on what is good for us, and for the planet.  Juggling family life with work and study commitments, Viv focuses on the positive changes we can make, however small. If living a planet-friendly life can sometimes feel overwhelming, you'll find inspiration here. 



3.  Digital Nomad Girl

Louise is a digital nomad, Youtuber & charity shop addict who is learning about sustainability. Now based in Guernsey, @digitalnomadgirl is not afraid to weigh in on hot topics like the fast fashion industry, sharing her views on capitalism and ethics in fashion. 'It's time to make switches - you don't have to be perfect'. We hear you.


4.  The Clean Earth Trust

@cleanearthtrust is a local charity which was set up tp help limit human impact on the environment. The trust has set up a number of initiatives to raise awareness of the growing challenges that face our natural world, including The Beach Clean Project which runs regular beach clean sessions and The Repair Cafe, which hosts clothes swaps and repair sessions to help fix and upcycle worn out clothes and small electrical and household items.


5.  Thanks It's Old

Stacey posts regular outfit pics on @thanks_its_old, based around her love of slow fashion. She shares local and online pre-loved bargain finds and style tips, with honest musings about everyday life in Guernsey.


6.  The Soil Farm

As you'd imagine, @thesoilfarm is focused on restoring the health of the soil on our island home, and they share lots of tips to get the most out of your veg beds. As well as sharing tips on the soil, their passion for the environment extends to include healthy food with their hedge veg stall and healthy people with their Farmer Gym sessions.


7.  Rubbish Art

Jennifer uses her account to highlight the problem of plastic pollution locally, gathering up the plastic she finds on her walks and doing something creative with it. rubbishart_ is a great place to find creative inspiration an example of grass roots environmental activism in action. 


8.  Practical Jules

Local primary school teacher and new mum Julia shares lots of practical tips on living a lower impact life, from her 'Secondhand First' baby shopping advice to cooking up leftovers to reduce food waste. Her top tip -  borrow a litter picker from the Guille-Allès Library and get out on a beach clean. If you register as a Wombler receive bags for the rubbish you collect, that you can leave in any public coastal bin. 


9.  Tiny Isle

Rand is a local teacher, parent, singer and writer. As Tiny Islander, she loves dressing up everyday using her existing wardrobe. Buying secondhand or mindfully, @tiny_isle shares how she is on a mission to improve her clothing sustainability.  

Have we missed your favourite local planet-friendly account? Tag us over on IG.

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