Starre Vartan

Starre Vartan
Starre Vartan has been an environmental journalist for over a decade, and has written for New York magazine, Metropolis, Inhabitat.com, Audubon magazine (where she was a columnist), Whole Living, Elle.com, Plenty, and E/The Environmental Magazine. She started her career by focusing on natural beauty, eco fashion and sustainable living on her blog, eco-chick.com, on which her book, "The Eco Chick Guide to Life: How to Be Fabulously Green" (St. Martin's Press, 2009), is based. Starre was chosen as one of Glamour magazine's Top Green Women for the 70th anniversary issue, and has been quoted by the New York Times for her ecological expertise. She currently contributes to The Huffington Post in the Green and Style sections and LuxuryTravel.About.com where she writes about sustainable travel destinations. Starre regularly consults for Fortune 500 companies and is working on a home linens collection (based on her nature photography) launched in Summer 2014. Starre has a BS in geology from Syracuse University and an MFA in writing from Columbia University. When not on the road visiting her family in Australia or checking out swimming holes the world over, she gardens, hikes, reads novels, mountain bikes and snowboards.

Starre's most recent content

Website only stocks products that last a lifetime

This gorgeous cricket chorus sounds like humans singing a haunting song

Why is an elephant buried under the Vatican?

Surprise! Barbie's got a new body

Marie Kondo's magic lies not in tidying, but in regarding 'stuff' in a whole new way

Why do we feel empathy for robots and inanimate objects?

Should you hide your tattoos when you interview for a job?

Are period panties for you?

Why you should try a capsule wardrobe

This turkey makes the skies more friendly

The Victorians were a lot like us

7 inspiring quotes by Aldo Leopold

SPONSORED