Elizabeth Maclennan

Elizabeth MacLennan

Elizabeth MacLennan is a fact checker and editor with a background in earth sciences and sustainability. Her
expertise and research range from climate change to sustainable home and garden design. She has extensive knowledge on plant care as well as years of research experience in environmental studies.


  • 5 years of experience in environmental studies and sustainability research


Elizabeth has worked as a fact checker for multiple brands since 2021, including Treehugger, The Spruce, and
Travel + Leisure. She has also worked as a freelance editor for academic journals, specializing in earth sciences, sustainability, and climate. She has a master's degree in physical geography and spent two years as a lab researcher to understand climate change.


Master of Science from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Expertise: Sustainable Home and Garden
Education: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location: Knoxville, TN
Title: Fact Checker

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