According to a recent survey published in Forbes magazine nearly 4 out of 5 Americans want to lead a more sustainable life.
And the biggest barrier to that is the lack of clear, actionable information that people can rely on to provide true sustainable living advice.
That’s where our favorite picks for the very best sustainability blogs come in! Each of them can help you lead a more sustainable life without confusing you or leading you astray.
It was reading these blogs years ago that started me on my journey of thrifting and sustainable living.
Sustainably Chic is the life’s work of Natalie and she covers everything in the world that’s sustainable from eco-friendly furniture to things made of sustainable plastic alternatives, there’s something for everyone.
If you’re looking for an enthusiastic and fun sustainable family blog, this is it.
Wendy, the founder of the UK’s Moral Fibers, believes in keeping things simple. She knows how confusing sustainable living can be without it.
So, everything is broken down into five categories on the blog and each category is full of practical advice that you can always use to make better choices for the planet.
Melanin and Sustainable Style
Dominique Drakeford has the worthy ambition of creating a space for social innovation, sustainable development and a truly holistic approach to life.
This blog caters to the experience of communities of color and their touchpoints with ethical and sustainable living. It’s a thoughtful, edifying read.
When Karen’s not blogging, she’s working as an environmental scientist, so she defintely knows a thing or two about sustainability.
But don’t worry, she won’t blind you with science, instead, she offers a very down-to-earth introduction to sustainable living. She’s also a big fan, as we are, of sustainable thrift shopping.
Micaela is the brains behind Mindful Momma and she wants to supply the world with well-researched information to help you make the right choices and priorities in search of a sustainable life.
She is trying to create a community where everyone can thrive and from our perspective, she’s succeeding.
It wouldn’t be a list of sustainability blogs without Treehugger, the world’s largest sustainability resource online with over 120 million people reading it each year!
The advice isn’t highbrow, though, instead it’s all focused on everyday action that you can use to transform your life into something more sustainable.
Greg Seaman started living sustainably long before it was fashionable, back in the 1970s, so he really does know how to live the life.
He started to blog more than 20 years ago and Eartheasy is packed with information that anyone can use to make any aspect of their lived experience more sustainable.
The name is a merger of “homesteading” and “instead” and it’s all about living a self-sufficient and wholly sustainable life on a homestead.
Kristina and Kane take you through everything from how to build a tiny home to learning to farm and upcycle.
Shelburne Farms is a real place and it’s a 1,400 acre farm which can be found in the woody beauty of Vermont and the farm is fully focused on sustainable living.
As you might expect, there’s a strong focus on sustainable eating and growing on this blog and you can even order some fresh farm produce as you peruse their advice!
Small Footprint Family
Dawn is an environmental expert in various fields including stormwater management and tree care!
And her expertise is very clear in the advice she offers on Small Footprint Family.
It also has a YouTube blog to complement the written material which is a really nice touch.
It’s not always easy to get reliable advice on sustainable living because there’s so much desire to lead that life that many people are trying to cash in on that urge without sincerity.
These bloggers, on the other hand, live that life every day and they walk the walk as well as talk the talk, they can show you how to negotiate even the most awkward challenges to be kinder to the planet and often, to yourselves too.
So, why not kick back with a cup of coffee each day and see what they have to say? And then, when you’ve had your fill – check out these awesome sustainable fashion blogs or these great natural beauty blogs too!