Newly based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Starre is a freelance writer and editor who specializes in topics related to Conscious Consumption—including travel, fashion/design, beauty, and health.
She also covers science topics with a focus on animals and technology, and water resources.
Starre teaches blogging, writing, and strategy for mission-based companies, and consults for Fortune-500 companies and small businesses.
A problogger and editor with over 10 years of experience, Starre has written for print magazines including New York, Audubon, Metropolis, Whole Living (Martha Stewart), and Coco Eco. Online, her work has appeared on Elle.com, Inhabitat, From the Grapevine. She currently writes for the Huffington Post, is the conscious consumption and travel columnist for MNN.com, and is the Sustainable Destinations Expert for LuxuryTravel.About.com.
Starre is the founder and editor of Eco-Chick.com, an award-winning nine-year-old website that covers ethical travel, eco fashion, natural beauty, environmental art and worldchanging women. Eco-Chick and Starre have been featured in the New York Times (thrice), the Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, Glamour, Self, Elle.com and many green blogs. Starre has been featured as an expert on morning news shows for ABC-7 NY, Fox, & the WB NY.
Previously, Starre was managing editor of Greenopia.com; a contributor-at-large to Martha Stewart’s Whole Living magazine; a style editor at Plenty magazine; a dining columnist for the Fairfield County Weekly; the ‘Green Guru’ columnist for Audubon Magazine; the ‘StarrePower’ columnist at Hearst’s The Daily Green; and was a contributing writer for 8 years to E/The Environmental Magazine.
Her first book, “The Eco Chick Guide to Life: How to Live Fabulously Green,” was published by St. Martin’s Press in September, 2008. The book got a great review in the New York Times Style section.
Her nonfiction creative writing has been published in the American Literary Review.
Starre was born in Sydney, Australia and is a dual citizen of the US and Australia, having split her youth between the beaches Down Under, the Hudson Highlands of New York, and NYC.