Matt Hickman



Sustainable design


Emerson College, The New School


Matt Hickman is a writer and editor specializing in sustainability, design, climate resiliency, and green business.


Hickman was a writer and contributing editor for Mother Nature Network (now part of Treehugger) from 2008 to 2019. He has written for URBAN-X, Curbed, Apartment Therapy, The Lazy Environmentalist, City Magazine, and more. He was also a key contributor to "Vitamin: Green," a sustainable design and architecture book published by Phaidon in 2012. Hickman is currently an associate editor at The Architect’s Newspaper.


Hickman holds a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from The New School and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in writing, literature, and publishing from Emerson College.

A Message from Matt Hickman


Treehugger and Dotdash

Our mission at Treehugger is to provide advice, clarity, and inspiration for both the eco-savvy and the green living novice. We hope our content gives you the confidence to purchase a better dishwasher, build a green beauty routine, or simply learn more about the world around you.

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For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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