Publisher description for The Eco Chick guide to life : how to be fabulously green / Starre Vartan.

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Lower your carbon footprint—in your favorite pair of stilettos—with THE ECO CHICK GUIDE TO LIFE. Here you’ll find hundreds of ideas on how to be ecologically smart and still be stylish and trend-setting. You don’t have to sacrifice to go green—you can eat well, dress well, and live well once you learn how to:

Buy vintage and recycled jewelry (mining practices for gold and silver are notoriously polluting)Wear green fabrics—organic cotton, peace silk, bamboo—or look for funky reconstructed designs made from vintage fabricsLook for shoes made of recycled material (or from leather that has been naturally tanned) and hip tote bags made Shop with hip tote bags made of organic canvas or recycled materials, or reuse your disposable shopping bags for trash-can liners.

Pretty-up with organic, biodegradable hair products, body washes, moisturizers, and make-up—better for you and the planet’s water supplies!Use recycled paper products at home and at the officeChoose to drink filtered water in a reusable container rather than buying bottled water (and save cash while using fewer resources)

…and more. Let these and other easy-to-follow, fun and fashionable tips help you to feel great while doing good. You and Mother Nature will look fabulous!

This book is printed on recycled paper.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sustainable living.
Environmental protection -- Citizen participation.