by Rebecca Carter
Categories: Fashion.

Paris HiltonEcoist, say it isn’t so!! We previously told you that Paris Hilton  is reported to carry an Ecoist bag (Tipper Gore, too), made of candy wrappers…perhaps mistaking it for real candy. Now here is the latest skinny directly from The Scoop:

Paris Hilton is close to signing a deal to promote Ecoist.com, an eco-friendly accessories company, but the execs at the company are getting a tad nervous about the prospect of trotting out the heiress as a spokeswoman.

For every recycled fashion product that people buy online, Ecoist.com plants a tree through an organization called Trees for the Future.

“Ecoist is hoping that Paris will join them in October on a trip to Port-Au-Prince to plant more than 40,000 trees,” a source says. “But when she was told about the trip, Paris had no idea where Haiti was. When she was told that they speak French there [along with Creole], she said, ‘I wouldn’t mind spending a few days there and the weekend in Paris.”

About Rebecca Carter

Rebecca Carter is the Co-Founder of Ecorazzi. Rebecca was recently featured in the book Hot, Rich, and Green. She is one of 70 eco-achievers featured in Glamour magazine in April 2009, named Best of Green 2010 by Miami Magazine and Best Environmentalist by Miami New Times Best of 2008. She's raising a couple of little boys in Miami and speaks English & Spanish. Find out more at www.RebeccaCarter.net. Follow Rebecca on Twitter: @rebeccacarter

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  • http://www.sustainablesean.com Sustainable Sean

    Hey now…any green news is good green news. Paris could bring a lot of attention to the movement. We’ll probably find her in a Hummer the very next week but hey…a headline is a headlin.

  • michael

    I can understand the company wanting to choose a celebrity to promote their products — but Paris? C’mon, I think there are more stars of Laguna Beach or Dancing With The Stars that could do a better job than her in representing the company. Then again, it they’re simply going for paparazzi attention, I guess there’s no comparison.

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