Sometimes we need a bit of inspiration from real people around us to spark the motivation to take action and change the deeply rooted habits that we know we should. Sustainability is a wide topic and conscious living takes time and effort to implement.
But, it definitely can be fun and feel great! Perhaps just with a little help from people who have been there and done it.
This is why we love to champion bloggers, authors and creators who are all just real people living in the UK, making those changes, testing and trialling things, and sharing the best tips and guides on what worked, inspired them, helped the new habits stick and so on.
Here's a selection of sustainable lifestyle blogs in the UK that we found inspired us. Hope it helps you too!
Curiously Conscious is a beautifully designed site covering sustainable fashion, clean beauty, low-impact lifestyle and more. Besma founded the blog in 2014 after she discovered the French way of life when living in Paris, and started incorporating it into her routine - such as buying food from the organic market nearby and avoiding fast-changing fashion trends - something she writes about a lot on her site.
Besma describes Curiously Conscious as her journal "where I document kinder ways to live and dress. I like to cover sustainable fashion, cruelty-free beauty, low-impact living, and more". More about her journey here.
On Curiously Conscious site you’ll find unique blogs from ‘How to shop sustainably on Black Friday’ to blogs on greenwashing within the fashion industry and sustainable travel recommendations.
Visit Curiously Conscious site here.
Enviroline Blog is packed with tips & tricks on how to be more sustainable in your everyday life as well as mental health awareness and support. Blogger Caroline is a student at Bournemouth University, studying Environmental Science, which comes in handy when writing about the environment and nature.
Caroline also posts sustainable product reviews, which are useful for understanding more about sustainable options.
Caroline is also ‘Certified Carbon Literate’ which is given to those who show a strong understanding and knowledge of lowering their carbon footprint.
Visit Enviroline Blog here.
Green Union is dedicated predominately to inspiration for eco-friendly weddings. They have an enormous directory of wedding resources from eco-friendly wedding dresses, bridesmaids, and flower girl dresses to eco-friendly photographers.
The owner/editor of Green Union, Gwenda, has been a floral designer and stylist since 2012, and has worked with over 250 couples to date. Since 2018 Gwenda has worked to make a difference through Green Union as well as going full in with sustainable lifestyle changes. Read all about her journey here.
Green Union also blogs about sustainable lifestyle topics such as beauty, travel and home.
But they have also considered their own footprint and impact, ensuring that their website is hosted by a carbon-neutral web hosting company and they make donations towards tree planting schemes.
Visit Green Union blog here.
Eco Tech Daily
Eco Tech Daily is an exciting and educational blog founded in 2014 by UK writer Craig J Todd that delves into the world of green tech.
Craig is passionate about technology and its potential to have a positive impact on our environment and lives.
For this purpose, Craig curates thought-provoking news posts from ‘Commercial Waste Collection Comes Of Age’ to interview-style articles such as ‘A Day In The Life Of An Energy Consultant’ which provide a hub of information.
From a range of guides such as 'The Top 10 Green Tech Companies To Watch In 2023' and 'How to Plan a Home Solar Electric System' to a wealth of reviews, if you are looking to learn more about the green tech field Eco Tech News is the place for you.
The Green Living Blog
The Green Living Blog is an eco and sustainability magazine that aims to provide expert insights, tips, news and trends about green living and everything it entails for individuals, businesses, professionals and society.
Readers will find green expert guides, opinion pieces and research articles, interviews, press and news releases and basic trending news articles related to ethical, sustainable and eco-friendly living and working.
The magazine offers everyone who deeply cares about the environment the opportunity to share their expertise, knowledge and insights via content and media contributions that the editors welcome and review. You can find more information about this here.
You can also stay up to date with the Green Living Blog via their Facebook Page.
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