Episode 305: Finding Tone Wood

Original Airdate: 
Monday, October 24, 2011 - Sunday, October 30, 2011
Next Airdate: 
Monday, September 7, 2015 - Sunday, September 13, 2015

There is a green alternative to almost any product imaginable. But green guitars? A group of guitar manufacturers are working together to harvest tone wood sustainably and responsibly. Taylor Guitars is doing that and much more.

The manufacture and distribution of new clothing takes a lot of resources and a lot of energy. But there are other ways to be in style while saving money and protecting the planet. Jalena finds one place and gets some bargains. The n Jordan meets two young fashionistas with a passion for the planet. They have the right formula when it comes to recycling and setting a fashion trend!

Southern California teen Jordan Howard kept asking why they were learning about global warming in her high school classes. She didn't thin it was important, she couldn't relate and she thought it was for hippies. Then she learned that she could personally make a difference and that everyone can make a difference. Now she's a keynote speaker, a book editor, a video producer and director, developer of Rise Above Plastics for Teens and a board member for several environmental organizations. It was an amazing about face for this inspiring teen.