Jasmin Malik Chua

 
Jasmin Malik ChuaA 15-year veteran of the publishing industry, Jasmin joins Ecouterre as managing editor after a stint at TreeHugger writing about sustainable fashion and beauty. She has an M.S. in biomedical journalism from New York University, where she was a founding fellow of the literary reportage program, and a B.S. in animal biology from the National University of Singapore. In addition to stories published in online and print publications like Alive, Inhabitat, Plenty, The Huffington Post, and Sprig, Jasmin has been quoted as a green expert by such publications and outlets as The New York Times, BBC Radio, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and People. Jasmin was previously a copy editor for Computer Shopper and PRINT. (She still reads style guides for fun.)

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Detroit Company Repurposes Peeling Street Graffiti Into Gritty Jewelry

Detroit Company Repurposes Peeling Street Graffiti Into Gritty Jewelry

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These Sneakers are 100 Percent Rubbish—And It’s All Our Fault

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These Yummy Treats Want You to Donate Your Old Clothes

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Alternative Launches “Move,” an Eco-Friendly Activewear Line for Women

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Pharrell, G-Star Raw Unveil Recycled-Plastic “Raw for the Oceans” Line

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