Matt Hickman

Matt Hickman
A graduate of the New School's MFA Creative Writing program, Matt cut his editorial teeth as a contributing writer at CITY magazine. In the years since, he has written for eco-living website GreenYour, contributed to the Big Apple arm of the late, great Ideal Bite and written for a number of online publications including and Curbed. Matt also contributed to the plus-sized coffee table book, "Vitamin Green" (Phaidon Press). Matt calls Red Hook, Brooklyn, home sweet home.

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Why the world should look to Norway when it comes to plastic bottle recycling

Floating park built from recycled plastic waste debuts in the Netherlands

How London's 'lost' underground rivers could help curb carbon emissions

Now that China doesn't want it, our plastic is piling up

10 streets that helped shape America

Gateway Arch finally gets the park it deserves

Why Route 66 is on the list of America's most endangered places

Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic winter home in Arizona is now open for (virtual) tours

There's a candy-colored pyramid weighing 600 tons floating in London's Hyde Park

Historic DC cemetery doubles as pollution-absorbing sponge

The woefully inaccessible state of our city sidewalks

These U.S. communities are most vulnerable to sea level rise