Mountains of the Moon Eco-Fashion Nominated for "Green Business of the Year"

Top Eco-Fashion Line in the Running for Green Business of 2008.

Chicago, IL, September 18, 2008 --( Mountains of the Moon has been named one of ten businesses worldwide nominated for the People's Choice "Green Business of the Year" by Co-op America.

"We are honored to be recognized by the green community as business worthy of this distinction," says Melissa Baswell, head designer for and founder of the earth-conscious contemporary clothing line.

For the third year in a row, Mountains of the Moon, a Chicago-based women’s eco-friendly fashion line, is one of ten sustainable businesses in the running for Washington DC-based Co-op America’s Green Business of the Year. Voting for the award takes place on Co-op America’s website through October 9th. The winner will be announced in November at Green Festival in San Francisco.

Mountains of the Moon’s cutting edge designs are unique for the green industry. Their commitment to creating collections that are earth-conscious but also stylish put them in a category of their own. A dedication to both innovative business practice and sustainability, something that the Mountains of the Moon team considers to be the driving force behind their line, is a prerequisite for being nominated for the award.

Mountains of the Moon Eco-Fashion ( is a Chicago-based sustainable clothing line featuring eco-friendly contemporary clothing for the eco-conscious and fashion-conscious consumer. Mountains of the Moon’s line is produced locally using only sustainable materials, and can be found at select boutiques worldwide. Green Business of Year ballot can be found at

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Rachel Lowen