Starre Vartan

Starre Vartan
Starre Vartan has been an environmental journalist for over a decade, and has written for New York magazine, Metropolis,, Audubon magazine (where she was a columnist), Whole Living,, Plenty, and E/The Environmental Magazine. She started her career by focusing on natural beauty, eco fashion and sustainable living on her blog,, 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 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

'Cool' kids struggle as adults, study finds

Why we need to retire the word 'eco-friendly'

Why you should question your crazy-busy lifestyle

8 habits that other cultures would consider rude

Merman hair: More proof that guys like flair too

What would your letter to a tree say?

Sick and tired of the lack of female mechanics, Philly engineer switches careers

Why you should stop saying 'sorry'

7 exercises to improve your balance

Former gambler puts his money on nature

Mixing things up with a new gender-neutral title

5 ways aging is actually cool