Warren McLaren

Writer

Expertise

Green Design, Outdoors

Education

La Trobe University, University of Technology-Sydney

Introduction

Warren McLaren was one of the earliest writers for Treehugger, from 2004-2012, including designing and launching the newsletter in 2005. Today he is an outdoor education manager at Santa Sabina College, while also running a communication design consultancy specializing in eco-design.

 

 

Experience

Warren McLaren was one of the original writers for Treehugger, helping to launch the website in 2004. Until 2012, he covered a variety of sustainable topics, with a focus on eco-design and retail. Previously a designer of outdoor clothing and equipment, McLaren is a life member of Australia's first eco-design not-for-profit, the Society for Responsible Design. His many years of practical land conservation experience culminated in his current job, managing an outdoor education manager at Santa Sabina College, while also running a communication design consultancy that specializes in eco-design.

 

 

Education

  • Associate Diploma of Outdoor Education, La Trobe University

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Design with Credit, University of Technology Sydney

 

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.

Treehugger is part of the Dotdash family.

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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