We are lucky to live in a world filled with intelligent and empathetic people who care about doing what they can to help the environment, or at least not hurt it any further. The Circular wants to make it as easy as possible for its busy readers to access the knowledge and products needed to help our planet stay green.
We have compiled a list of 5 Irish or Ireland based Instagram accounts that will educate, inspire and empower you on your road to greener living.
@reuzi.ie sells eco-alternatives to everyday household items. posts the products they have available as well as motivating quotes that will give you the odd environmental reminder as you scroll through your feed. Reuzi also offers one-to-one council for those looking for zero-waste support.
The Dublin Food Co-op
“Our core mission is to provide our members and non-members with the best organic options available in Dublin.”
Follow their Instagram to get a sneak peak into the daily running of a food co-operative and the faces behind this historical Dublin one. You’ll inspired to buy organic and in bulk to avoid unnecessary packaging. They share informative posts indicating what produce is in season and the principles of a co-operative.
Designers In The City
@designersinthecity is a pop-up market place for sustainable fashion designers in Ireland. The Instagram account is used solely for the purpose of introducing the designers to its followers. Foudner, Sophie Beniot, thinks putting a face to the people who make your clothes, add to the connection and respect you have with and for your garments.
Click here for The Circular’s interview with the french founder.
Vivid Love For Life
@vividloveforlife is a small independently owed Irish Business based in Thomastown, Kilkenny. Luckily, you can also shop their ethically made and eco-friendly garments online as well.
Green Leafy Gael
@green_leafy_gael is a vegan food blog set up by a Donegal-native,
Gaeilgeoir. Her account is full of delicious meal inspirations and links to her latest blog posts. Her articles cover nutrition, meal plans, environmental education and personal posts for you to get to know more about Amy.
It is undeniably important to consciously follow accounts that will interrupt our regular feed with subtle reminders of living a more environmentally friendly life. Conscious consumption involves supporting local organisations as well, and that’s why we collated 5 of the most worthy Irish eco-accounts to follow.
Do you follow any other (green) inspiring accounts? Comment their handles below and we’ll keep them in mind for the next must-follow Instagram list.