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gown made out of children's books

This is a gown that fashion designer Ryan Jude Novelline made out of children's books in a demonstration of sustainable fashion's potential on the runway. However, the same concept of sustainable, fashionable clothing can also be found in your local thrift stores. (Wikimedia)

The George Washington University
Sustainable fashion isn't just about organically grown cotton and hand-me-downs, but also the avoidance of "fast fashion" or supporting sweatshops. A sustainable shoe designer offers his insight into the industry.
Nebraska's PBS & NPR stations
Sales of organic food have been growing fast and show no signs of slowing down. But what do consumers think they’re buying? In Episode 4 of NET’s “On The Table,” we look at what "organic" means.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Find out what Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is and why this new farming model is the answer to growing better food, reducing waste, creating connection and overall building a foundation for a more sustainable future.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
Thoughtful consumers across the country have made the switch from factory-farmed beef to organic options, in an attempt to be less cruel and more sustainable. But is grass-fed the answer?
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
There's a reason ramen is so popular among college students — the price. Is it possible, on a student's budget, to not only eat a balanced diet (hint: put down the ramen) but also shop and eat sustainably? We explore how to do it.
Video by Eric Estroff and Sam Cohen
Video by Eric Estroff and Sam Cohen
The George Washington University Student
  For most people, grocery shopping is a chore. Not for me. I love going grocery shopping. I love it so much that I consider it a rewarding activity. Organics: Old News, New Trend You are what you eat, right? Maybe that’s why everyone these days... Read More
George Washington University
GWU Student Tim Palmieri added organics to his life, and discovered benefits he says are worth the extra price tag.
We know eating locally and organically is a healthier lifestyle, but did you also know that doing so can help reduce your carbon footprint? Not only does it contribute to a healthier lifestyle and planet, but eating locally and organically also... Read More