EcoPlum Founder Gia Machlin Talks About How to Recycle in CafeMom Featured Video by Gia Machlin, May 04 2012

How to Recycle on Cafe Mom

Gia Machlin on Mom Ed: Green Living

Quote startI am so honored CafeMom asked me to be the featured guest this week, in a discussion on recycling, for its new series on green living.Quote end

New York, NY (PRWEB) May 04, 2012

EcoPlum, Where it Pays to Buy Green®, today announced the appearance of its Founder, Gia Machlin, in a featured episode of Mom-Ed: Green Living, produced by CafeMom Studios. In the online show, Gia offers practical tips on how to recycle in a conversation with host Kristen Eykel.

CafeMom is the largest meeting place for moms online, with over 9 million unique visitors each month. The 9-part series Mom-Ed: Green Living helps moms learn useful ways they can adopt an eco-conscious lifestyle for themselves, their families and the environment. Each episode features a different eco-expert. The recycling episode, with Gia, is the fifth episode in the series.

EcoPlum is an online boutique with fashionable eco friendly products, green living ideas, and a unique rewards program offering donations to environmental causes. Products selected for the shop have earned notable eco-labels, or are made primarily out of recycled materials. Gia Machlin, CEO and Founder of EcoPlum exclaimed, “I am so honored CafeMom asked me to be the featured guest this week, in a discussion on recycling, for its new series on green living. It is part of EcoPlum’s mission to help its readers and customers make environmentally friendly choices when buying and to guide them towards ways they can reduce, reuse, and recycle what they already have.”

EcoPlum sells eco friendly clothing, green accessories, fair trade and handmade jewelry, safe cosmetics and skincare, and other environmentally friendly products. Industry experts write monthly columns on Eco Friendly Beauty, Green Entertainment, Green Interior Design, Local and Organic Cooking, Greening Our Schools, Green Fashion and other EcoLiving topics. Every day, EcoPlum curates the best green tips and videos, and breaking environmental news for its readers, while encouraging them to share this content and their own. EcoPlum is also a resource for local green business listings, recycling information, restaurant and travel listings, book and video recommendations, and much more.

The EcoPlum Blog, Confessions of a Reformed Consumer, follows founder Gia Machlin on her personal journey from an over-consuming, waste-producing materialist to an informed environmentalist. An advocate of recycling, Gia forged a content sharing partnership, featuring their consumer information widget on EcoPlum. She also works with the Broadway Green Alliance to support their recycling efforts. In addition, Gia recently spoke on the topic of eco-labels at the International Gift Fair in New York City. Her in-depth two-part article on eco-labels, titled “It’s Biodegradable”, was published recently on the EcoPlum blog and republished by CSRHub on its blog. Gia and EcoPlum have been featured on Green is Good Radio, WOR Talk Radio, Crain’s New York, and in many other business publications.

About EcoPlum

EcoPlum is the green shopping rewards site with eco friendly products and green living ideas that makes it fun, easy and rewarding to go green. Under its loyalty program, buying green at EcoPlum online earns EcoChipz rewards points, good for coupons in its shop or donations to environmental causes. Stylish and unique green products are carefully selected from vendors who earn third party sustainability certification, carry notable eco-labels, or make products primarily from recycled materials.

EcoPlum’s mission is to foster environmental stewardship by informing, empowering and inspiring a community of people to be conscious of their daily habits, purchases, and impact on the world’s limited resources. A trusted source for information on how to be green, EcoPlum earned the coveted Green America Business Seal of Approval in 2011, providing the highest tier “Gold Approved Member” status online at

More information about EcoPlum, Where it Pays to Buy Green®, is available at, via info(at)ecoplum(dot)com, on Facebook, and on Twitter @ecoplum.