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Kirsten E. Silven

Kirsten E. Silven's bio


Kirsten E. Silven is a freelance writer, editor and graphic artist currently living in Louisville, Kentucky, with her two beloved dogs and one bossy cat.

In addition to working on a novel set it Post World War II Yugoslavia and servicing a wide variety of freelance clients, Kirsten has served as Editor and Art Director for Club Solutions magazine - a national business trade publication for the health and fitness industry (check it out at www.clubsolutionsmagazine.com) and she is currently serving as Editor-at-Large for Kentucky Homes & Gardens Magazine.

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies from Spalding University, and specializes in writing about eco-friendly topics and environmental issues.


Film Review: The Clean Bin Project

Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 11:34:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Review: What's On Your Plate?

Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 11:21:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Projecting Change 2011 Film Festival and Conference

Posted Sat, 21 May 2011 10:29:25 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

10th anniversary for Green Festival in 2011, Chicago event May 14th and 15th

Posted Sun, 08 May 2011 10:00:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Cycling for the environment, the 2011 Climate Ride NYC to Washington DC

Posted Sat, 07 May 2011 13:59:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

RecycleMania Wraps Up 11th Annual Recycling Competition at 630 College Campuses

Posted Wed, 20 Apr 2011 06:41:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Greenpeace: Oceans Still in Peril, Hope on the Horizon

Posted Sat, 16 Apr 2011 09:16:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Gulf Wildlife and Wetlands Vulnerable, says NWF

Posted Thu, 14 Apr 2011 10:51:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Strong Smart Grid Week 2011 Kicks Off in China

Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 07:54:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Dolphins Dying in Record Numbers in Gulf of Mexico

Posted Sat, 09 Apr 2011 15:09:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

North America's Smallest Seahorse Endangered by Gulf oil Spill

Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2011 07:01:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

EPA Releases New Energy Star Lighting Standards

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2011 12:55:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

UN Climate talks begin in Bangkok

Posted Wed, 06 Apr 2011 06:04:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

UN Climate Chief asks Governments to progress with agreed Cancun changes

Posted Tue, 05 Apr 2011 07:04:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

President Obama Addresses Clean Energy Standard, Dependence On Oil

Posted Thu, 31 Mar 2011 17:34:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Sustainability Project Launched for Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent & Stella McCartney Lines

Posted Wed, 30 Mar 2011 03:05:02 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Massey Mines Cited by Feds for Violations

Posted Tue, 29 Mar 2011 06:01:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

New EPA US-Mexico Border Environmental Health Report Details Successes

Posted Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:21:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Mass. Refrigeration Company to Pay Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations

Posted Fri, 25 Mar 2011 06:38:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Public Workshops Scheduled by EPA on Housatonic 'Rest of River' Cleanup

Posted Wed, 23 Mar 2011 05:56:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

EPA Warns of Illegal, Harmful Pesticide Sales Online

Posted Tue, 22 Mar 2011 02:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

EPA/DOE Radiation Monitors Show No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached U.S.

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 07:32:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Extension Issued by EPA for Greenhouse Gas Reporting Deadline

Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 09:44:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Energy Star Requirements Updated by EPA

Posted Wed, 16 Mar 2011 14:55:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Fairtrade Certification - What It Means & Why It's Important

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 10:07:02 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Raw Food Restaurants

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 09:46:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Stay True to your Beliefs with a Green Job

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 09:24:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Raising an Eco-Friendly Baby without Breaking the Bank

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 09:11:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Plastic Contamination in the Atlantic Ocean

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 08:29:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Electric Car & What It Really Means for Energy Conservation

Posted Tue, 01 Mar 2011 22:58:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Creating a Greener Workplace

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:09:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:05:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Planning Eco-Friendly Vacations

Posted Sat, 26 Feb 2011 19:50:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Insulate your Home - Go Green and Save Money

Posted Thu, 24 Feb 2011 16:58:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Winterizing Your Home to Save Energy and Money

Posted Wed, 29 Dec 2010 10:03:16 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco Friendly Flooring Options

Posted Wed, 29 Dec 2010 08:34:44 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Climate Talks Bring Progress in the Fight Against Global Warming

Posted Wed, 29 Dec 2010 07:39:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas that are Easy on the Planet

Posted Fri, 24 Dec 2010 13:57:05 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When Traveling

Posted Fri, 24 Dec 2010 13:22:10 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Use Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic Paint at Home

Posted Mon, 20 Dec 2010 07:15:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Are A Must

Posted Sun, 19 Dec 2010 08:36:02 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Safe Cosmetics for Eco-Conscious Consumers

Posted Fri, 17 Dec 2010 08:10:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Safe Children's Toys for Eco-Conscious Parents

Posted Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:25:34 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Greening Your Pets, Make Your Pets a Little Greener

Posted Wed, 15 Dec 2010 09:52:05 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco-Friendly Fashion Options

Posted Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:05:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Truth About Organic vs. Conventional Foods

Posted Wed, 08 Dec 2010 14:44:53 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Wind Farms - Fact vs. Fiction

Posted Wed, 08 Dec 2010 14:25:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Practical Tips for Water Conservation

Posted Sun, 05 Dec 2010 11:03:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Importance of Composting: Help Eliminate Organic Waste, Fertilize Soil

Posted Thu, 02 Dec 2010 08:15:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Samsung Replenish eco-friendly smartphone

Posted Sun, 13 Nov 2011 12:24:52 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Avoiding GMOs in the Restaurant

Posted Tue, 25 Oct 2011 19:11:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Get Turned on to Eco-Friendly Lighting Options

Posted Fri, 21 Oct 2011 12:22:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Food Waste - Our Dirty Little Secret

Posted Sun, 09 Oct 2011 15:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco Fashion Week 2011

Posted Fri, 07 Oct 2011 10:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco-Friendly Vehicles of Today... and Tomorrow

Posted Thu, 06 Oct 2011 09:40:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

LEED Buildings: Good for us and the Environment

Posted Sun, 02 Oct 2011 17:12:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco-Friendly Smartphone Apps

Posted Wed, 21 Sep 2011 11:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco-Friendly Back to School Projects

Posted Tue, 20 Sep 2011 05:37:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Four Seasons Hawaiian Resort to Plant 500,000 Native Trees

Posted Fri, 16 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Autonomie Project - Fashion for the Planet & People

Posted Sat, 10 Sep 2011 08:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Ford: Painting the Town Green

Posted Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:20:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Most important foods to buy organic

Posted Wed, 31 Aug 2011 11:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Dream Foods International Italian Volcano organic juice

Posted Wed, 31 Aug 2011 10:15:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco Fashion World: A guide to eco-friendly fashion

Posted Wed, 31 Aug 2011 07:41:19 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco-Friendly ways to beat the heat

Posted Thu, 25 Aug 2011 20:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

DIY Kyoto Wattson & Holmes Energy-Saving Devices

Posted Thu, 25 Aug 2011 14:05:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Ecobutton: One-click energy savings

Posted Wed, 24 Aug 2011 08:37:38 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Aravore: Merging social responsibility with timeless design

Posted Wed, 24 Aug 2011 06:59:29 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Avalon Organics: Care for skin, hair, body & baby

Posted Sun, 21 Aug 2011 11:20:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Bedol Water Clocks - saving energy with water

Posted Sat, 20 Aug 2011 13:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Waterpebble: Saving water one drop at a time

Posted Thu, 18 Aug 2011 13:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Solio solar chargers for smartphones, cameras and more

Posted Wed, 10 Aug 2011 17:27:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Energy efficient window treatments from The Shade Store

Posted Wed, 10 Aug 2011 14:26:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Seabright Laboratories: Eco-friendly solutions to pest control

Posted Sat, 06 Aug 2011 16:18:41 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Levendi's Estate holiday destination

Posted Wed, 03 Aug 2011 12:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Eco Swim by Aqua Green eco friendly swimsuits

Posted Wed, 03 Aug 2011 10:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Beyond Skin ethical women's footwear

Posted Sun, 31 Jul 2011 11:25:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Nature's Own Solutions organic pest control

Posted Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:32:41 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Algonquin Wilderness Eco-Lodge in Canada

Posted Wed, 27 Jul 2011 13:20:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

annie O. boutique, socially responsible fashion

Posted Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Savvy Rest organic mattresses

Posted Thu, 14 Jul 2011 15:50:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Cuixmala estate and resort destination

Posted Thu, 14 Jul 2011 12:25:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Wear Chemistry: Eco-friendly fashion

Posted Tue, 12 Jul 2011 12:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Impecca designer bamboo keyboard & mouse

Posted Fri, 08 Jul 2011 12:20:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Hotel Mocking Bird Hill in Port Antonio, Jamaica

Posted Wed, 06 Jul 2011 11:40:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Resell and recycle with EcoSquid online

Posted Mon, 04 Jul 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

TrickleStar Energy Saving Devices

Posted Thu, 23 Jun 2011 15:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Review: Surfing and Sharks

Posted Wed, 22 Jun 2011 07:30:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Rescue Beauty Lounge: Eco-Friendly Manicures & Pedicures

Posted Mon, 20 Jun 2011 15:20:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

YouChange.com offers recycling options for yesterday's gadgets

Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 10:50:52 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Olsenhaus Fashions Are Business Unusual

Posted Tue, 14 Jun 2011 15:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Old Chapel Forge eco-friendly bed & breakfast

Posted Tue, 14 Jun 2011 08:50:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Ellington ECO leather handbags

Posted Sat, 11 Jun 2011 14:15:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Concordia Eco-Tents are a sustainable vacation alternative

Posted Sat, 11 Jun 2011 12:05:16 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Poo Poo Paper Recycled & Odorless Paper Products

Posted Sat, 11 Jun 2011 12:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Logitech Wireless Solar-Powered Keyboard

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 10:25:16 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Klean Kanteen: The Eco-Friendly Personal Hydration Bottle

Posted Sun, 05 Jun 2011 12:02:13 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

ZELE: Glamorous Fashion, Naturally

Posted Sun, 05 Jun 2011 11:36:10 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

ASUS U Bamboo Collection Laptop: Smart, stylish and functional

Posted Sat, 04 Jun 2011 08:45:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Whitepod Resort Makes New Strides in Eco-Tourism Development

Posted Sat, 04 Jun 2011 08:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The ECO kettle: Saving energy, time, money and water

Posted Tue, 31 May 2011 13:10:06 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

solBAT II Solar Powered Backup Battery and Charger

Posted Mon, 30 May 2011 09:14:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Costa Rica: The Finca Rosa Blanca Plantation and Inn

Posted Sun, 29 May 2011 10:10:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Projecting Change Festival Schedule

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 11:35:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Review - Wade in the Water, Children: Life as a Kid in an American Crisis

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 11:25:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Review - Mother: Caring our Way out of the Population Dilemma

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 11:15:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Reviews Double Bill: With My Own Two Wheels & Marion Stoddart: The Work of 1000

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 10:58:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Review - Powerful: Energy for Everyone

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 10:45:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Review: Women are Heroes

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 10:40:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Review: White Water, Black Gold

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 10:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Review: Vanishing of the Bees

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 10:05:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Review: Living Downstream

Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 14:15:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Review - Enjoy Your Meal: How Food Changes the World

Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 14:11:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Review: Urban Roots

Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 13:55:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film Review: The Pipe

Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 13:35:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

There are alternatives: Organic building materials

Posted Wed, 25 May 2011 09:21:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Coca-Cola Strengthens Commitment to Sustainability

Posted Wed, 25 May 2011 09:10:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Organic city gardening 'grows' for a reason

Posted Sat, 21 May 2011 17:02:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Detoxifying houseplants not only look nice

Posted Sat, 21 May 2011 16:33:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Alternative Methods of Transportation

Posted Fri, 20 May 2011 13:50:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Ethical Shopping Practices

Posted Fri, 20 May 2011 11:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Worth a look: USBCELL rechargeable batteries

Posted Tue, 17 May 2011 07:45:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Help end single-use with ChicoBag Reusable Bags

Posted Mon, 16 May 2011 02:10:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Experience Sadie Cove Wilderness Eco-Lodge in Alaska

Posted Sat, 14 May 2011 10:21:08 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

ecoskin recycled plastic cell phone cases

Posted Sat, 14 May 2011 09:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

'Ethical Consumerism' - NoHarm Footwear & Fashion

Posted Thu, 12 May 2011 10:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Lemlem Handcrafted Women's and Children's Clothing

Posted Wed, 11 May 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Loomstate Organic Apparel and Accessories

Posted Wed, 11 May 2011 16:55:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The TerraCycle Program Eliminates Waste and Promotes Recycling

Posted Tue, 10 May 2011 14:25:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Fashion and accessories from Surevolution focus on sustainability

Posted Tue, 10 May 2011 11:20:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

HandStand Rotating iPad 2 Case made from recycled plastics

Posted Tue, 10 May 2011 10:45:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Morgan's Rock Hacienda and Ecolodge in Nicaragua

Posted Sun, 08 May 2011 07:05:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Sustainably crafted Vers 1E Sound Isolation Earphones and Microphone

Posted Thu, 05 May 2011 16:36:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The 2012 Ford Focus Electric zero emissions vehicle

Posted Thu, 05 May 2011 14:08:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Gorgeous colors from Mythic non-toxic paint

Posted Tue, 03 May 2011 18:22:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Vetrazzo Recycled Glass Countertops

Posted Sat, 30 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Ailin Eco-Sport offers Eco-Friendly Active Wear

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2011 15:09:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Breakthrough Tool used in California to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2011 14:44:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

10 Popular Green Children's Toys

Posted Sat, 23 Apr 2011 08:15:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Physicians Formula Organic Wear Offers a Natural Origin Makeup Alternative

Posted Fri, 22 Apr 2011 16:45:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The New Eco-Friendly Samsung Restore Cell Phone

Posted Wed, 20 Apr 2011 09:05:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Ada Zanditon: Ethical Fashion for Today's Woman

Posted Tue, 19 Apr 2011 11:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Jackson Hole's Eco-Friendly Hotel Terra Delivers Luxury with a Conscience

Posted Mon, 18 Apr 2011 11:15:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Eco-Friendly Hamanasi Resort Hotel in Belize

Posted Mon, 18 Apr 2011 08:30:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Honda FCX Clarity: Zero-Emission, Hydrogen Powered

Posted Sat, 16 Apr 2011 12:10:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Multi-functional Eton SCORPION - A Hiker's Best Friend

Posted Fri, 15 Apr 2011 12:55:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Innovative Java Wand and Health Tea Wand Eco-Friendly Brewing Tools

Posted Fri, 15 Apr 2011 09:00:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Bye Bye Standby Saves Money and Energy

Posted Fri, 15 Apr 2011 07:00:20 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven