BRITA BELLI is the editor of E / The Environmental Magazine, the largest independent magazine dedicated to green issues. Prior to joining E, Brita was the arts editor at the Fairfield County Weekly where she won numerous awards for her writing from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, New England Press Association and Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists. She wrote the book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Renewable Energy for Your Home. Her stories have been featured in the books: Notes from the Underground: the Most Outrageous Stories from the Alternative Press and Best AltWeekly Writing and Design 2006 and she edited the book, EarthTalk: Expert Answers to Everyday Questions About the Environment. She has written green columns for the Union of Concerned Scientists and Connecticut Home & Garden and her articles have appeared in Plenty Magazine, MSN.com, Treehugger.com, Fairfield Magazine, Colorado Springs Independent, Black & White City Paper, Illinois Times and Monterey County Weekly. She has appeared on numerous TV programs as an eco-expert, including the Comcast Network, the Regional News Network, Fox61 and Connecticut’s News Channel 8, and maintains a blog on sports and the environment at www.PlayItGreen.com.