This weekend's Travel Edition of the NY Times has an article about Eco Paris. In it is mentioned Greening Beauty favorites...
Honoré des Prés is a boutique parfumeur that offers organic, phthalate- and chemical-free scents (available in Printemps’ Scent Room, 64, boulevard Haussmann;honoredespres.com).
Jewelry Ethical Luxury uses mercury- and cyanide-free precious metals sourced from open-air mines in Colombia (sold at Colette, 213, rue St.-Honoré; colette.fr). The home décor shop Merci sells eco-friendly items like Jérôme Dreyfuss’s “agricouture” bags and disposable plates made from biodegradable sugarcane pulp (111, boulevard Beaumarchais; merci-merci.com).
If you pick up a Weekend Edition of the NY Times Travel section today, you will find inside a wonderful article highlighting some of Paris's green-friendly programs. Of special interest is the fact that Paris ranks number 10 as a Green City according to a report referenced at the 2009 UN Conference.Most of the Green Points highlighted in the article have been written about already here on Greening Parisand also on our affiliate blog, Local Food And Wine. Both are published by Paige Donner c. Paige Donner, Ed-in-Chief.
It's wonderful to see, this Eearth Month 2011, that the NY Times, of which the International Herald Tribune is its global edition, sat up and took notice of what Paris is doing in a green-friendly way!NY Times Article, HERE
http://travel.nytimes.com/2011/04/10/travel/10journeys-ecoparis.html?ref=travelYou can also read it in Print in the April 10th 2011 edition of Travel Section.
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