The Crayon Initiative News

Written by Bryan
on March 23, 2021

Looking for inspiration to help you lead a cleaner life? These recycling bloggers definitely deserve your attention. Here's a look at 15 bloggers who are going above and beyond to do their part when it comes to reducing waste, reusing products, and recycling for a better world.

1. Wasteland Rebel

Wasteland Rebel is a blog devoted to waste reduction. Written by Shia, who can fit about a year of waste into a single jar, the blog inspires cleaner living through and through.

2. Zero Waste Chef

Anne Marie ditched plastic in 2011 after realizing how much plastic waste the food industry produced. Today, she runs Zero Waste Chef to encourage buying and using less plastic in the kitchen and in day-to-day life.

3. Mama Eco

Shannon, or Mama Eco, says she always wanted to make an impact and grow a cleaner world. Her blog shares how she does it, primarily by helping businesses become more eco-conscious.

4. Litterless

Bulk grocery shopping, composting, and more are all covered on Litterless, a blog that aims to inspire a zero-waste lifestyle through daily habits.

5. Waste-Free PhD

Laura Markley has been running the Waste-Free PhD blog since March 2018, when she first began her journey toward a waste-free lifestyle.

6. Sustainable in the Suburbs

Sarah resides with her family in the suburbs of Toronto, living a clean lifestyle that inspires her blog. Sustainable in the Suburbs shares her journey toward a low-waste life.

7. Polly Barks

Polly Barks strives to make the concept and methods behind sustainability more accessible and easier to understand through her lively blog ever since she started living a zero-waste lifestyle in 2015.

8. Tiny Yellow Bungalow

Jessie started this experimental blog on sustainability back in 2015. Now, the Tiny Yellow Bungalow is also the name of her real-world shop, which helps support clean living.

9. Eco Warrior Princess

Jennifer Nini has turned Eco Warrior Princess into a strong media brand that drives change through a focus on topics like: "environmental issues, conservation, sustainable fashion, conscious business, social justice, politics, feminism, eco beauty, wellness, [and] green technology."

10. Mindful Momma

Living a natural, nontoxic, and low-waste lifestyle is made simpler with the advice of Micaela from Mindful Momma.

11. Trash Is for Tossers

Since 2014, Lauren Singer has been running the Trash Is for Tossers blog, which supports zero-waste living and urges people to reuse and recycle.

12. Sustainably Chic

Natalie has been behind the Sustainably Chic blog since 2014, which primarily centers around sustainable fashion but touches on the topic of recycling other products as well.

13. Ethical Hour

Ethical Hour, a U.K.-based blog, is run by multiple experts who contribute their own thoughts and ideas on how readers can live cleaner and more ethically.

14. Green Steve

Green Steve may say he's "just your average Joe," but his blog offers unique insights and ideas not found anywhere else.

15. Zero Waste Home

What started as a simple family-run blog has now become a widespread movement. In fact, Zero Waste Home is a leading blog on the topics of recycling and green living.

Do Your Part in Pursuing a Cleaner World

These bloggers have taken many strides to help contribute to a cleaner planet through their own recycling efforts. As an individual, you can find unique ways to do your part, too — like with crayon donation drives! If you haven't yet heard about The Crayon Initiative, take some time to read how you can help needy children's hospitals get essential art supplies. By recycling yourself, and encouraging others in your community, you can help The Crayon Initiative reduce waste while creating a brighter, more colorful world — one crayon at a time.