The Ecorazzi Team was started in August 2006 by Michael d’Estries & Rebecca Carter. Learn more about or read on to check out our incredible team of contributors. Wanna join the team? We are hiring!

Michael d’Estries | Co-Founder & Content Editor | Ithaca, NY | email

Michael has been involved in web content development since before blogs were born. He has an insatiable appetite for creating online projects that draw attention to incredible organizations, initiatives, and products. His first start in blogging came with the founding of GroovyGreen — a site dedicated to informing and empowering those looking to lead a more sustainable lifestyle. His work has since appeared in print magazines, on television, and as a regular guest on the now-retired Lazy Environmentalist radio show. He also regularly consults and gives talks on blogging and its role in the new media landscape.

Michael lives with his wife, little boy, and gaggle of animals in beautiful Ithaca, NY.

Follow Michael on Twitter: @michaeldestries

Rebecca Carter | Co-Founder & Operations | Miami, FL | email

Rebecca Carter has decided that her role in life is to change the world through the web. She is also a freelance eco-consultant, and founder of locally-focused 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 is a proud Florida Gator, based in Miami, FL. She lives with her husband and her two sons. Rebecca has lived in 11 cities across the US and Mexico and speaks both English & Spanish. Find out more at

Follow Rebecca on Twitter: @rebeccacarter



Erin La Rosa (Senior Editor, Los Angeles) is a writer, blogger, and lecturer at USC. She is the Senior Editor of and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Erin is a frequent contributor to Panorama MagazineContinental MagazineUAW-GM People Magazine, Fuel Magazine, and the LA based blog Minx Society. Previously she has served as a Front Page Editor for, and volunteers regularly with organizations like Best Buddies and 826LA.

Follow “Erin” on Twitter: @LaRosaKnows

Michael Parrish DuDell (Senior Editor, New York City) is a writer, public speaker and social entrepreneur. He is the Senior Editor of and the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Michael is also a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post, Crazy Sexy Life and VegNews magazineIn early 2009, Parrish, contributing editor, New York CityMichael founded 341 Media—a digital media company dedicated to producing projects that promote the advancement of three causes (human, environmental and animal) for one common goal. He is the President of the New York Sustainable Leadership Council and works with an array of organizations dedicated to creating social change. Michael is twenty-six years old and lives in New York City.

Follow “Michael” on Twitter: @mparrishdudell

Ali Berman (Contributor) is a writer, humane educator and activist. For her day job, Ali works as a grant administrator for Animal Welfare Trust, a foundation dedicated to promoting animal welfare. She also works as a humane educator for HEART, an organization that teaches children about issues affecting people, animals and the environment. She is the founder of where she blogs about AR issues and vegan style. In the early morning, at night and on weekends, Ali can be found on her laptop working on her novel. Her short stories have appeared in lit mags like Unsaid and Elimae. She can be found on Ali lives in Westchester NY with her husband and two cats.

Follow Ali on Twitter: @livinveg @alysonjane

Lisa Kalner Williams (Contributor) has been blogging since Pitas was king. As founder of the 90s’ fanzine Off My Jammy, she mixed pop culture and environmentalism in the zine’s swan song, “The Gently Used Issue,” where she interviewed Tegan & Sara, Cursive, and other rockers about their earth-friendly habits. She currently runs Sierra Tierra Marketing, a social media solutions provider for green living businesses and organizations. Lisa and her vegan family live a peaceful, virtually car-free existence in the Boston suburbs.

Follow Lisa on Twitter: @seaweedgirle