Top Green Twitter Hashtags Every Environmentalist Should Know

August 1, 2012
Hashtags are a great way to bring people attached to a specific cause together, allowing them to share information, insights and ideas no matter where they are in the world. Hashtags have been employed by thought-leaders, business people and marketers to share information and spark conversations and discussions online. Read 'Why Use Hashtags?' and 'What Is A Hashtag'.

Starting A Hashtag

If you're part of a foundation or group that is pushing for a specific cause or event online, hashtags are a great way to bring the message out to the most number of people in the least amount of time. To start a hashtag, all you need to do is first search if the hashtag you're eyeing is already existing at Hashtags.org. If it is, you will need to come up with another hashtag or create a variation of the hashtag so that it becomes unique. Take note of the character limitations on hashtags. More about starting your own hashtag here.

Hashtags For The Environment

In the discussion on environment conservation and green strategies, Twitter has become a stable venue for exchange, so that people from Europe, for instance, get to discover how green methods are executed even in the remotest parts of Asia, and vice versa. For example, #EcoMonday has become a staple for Twitter users looking to find other eco-minded people on the micro-blogging community. As its name implies, the discussions happen every Monday where user eco-driven users get to recommend other similar users to follow, or share important green news, action alerts or articles online. Here is a rundown of some of the most popular eco-inspired hashtags that have been instrumental to the forward progression of environmentalism and social change worldwide. They're also a wonderful way to meet fellow eco-enthusiasts and make new friends!

Top Eco-Inspired Hashtags

Click each hashtag for their corresponding definitions on our Dictionary. #4change #aid #bp #cleantech #climate (#climatechange or #climateaction) #CSR #earthtweet #eco #EcoMonday - Dubbed as the #FollowFriday of environmentalism #energy (#cleanenergy) #environment (#econews) #foodjustice #gmo #green #greenbiz #greenjobs #organic #permaculture #plastic #recycle #renewablenergy #solar #sustainable #upcycling #urbanag #WaterWednesday #windenergy This is by no means an all-conclusive list and more eco-hashtags are certainly being created every day. Is your preferred green hashtag not part of this list? Let us know about it in the comments!  

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