Out with the old, in with the new: it’s the unofficial motto of the fashion industry. But these days, everyone from Giorgio Armani to Wal-Mart is introducing eco-friendly items — from blouses made of bamboo to shoes with recycled rubber heels. Join Kojo as we explore the trend and whether consumers should buy into the idea of environmentally friendly and ethical fashion.


  • Jo Paoletti Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Maryland; Author of the Blog, "Nice White Lady: Ethical Fashion and Conscious Consumption"
  • Sean Schmidt Co-Founder and Lifestyle Ambassador, Sustainable Style Foundation
  • Priya Patel Advocate for eco-friendly fashion; Founder, Fashion for Development

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