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Eco-Chic: How Green is "Green"?

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Eco-Chic: How Green is "Green"?

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Eco-Chic: How Green is "Green"?

Eco-Chic: How Green is "Green"?

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From organic food to carbon offsets environmentally friendly products are all the rage — but what do "green" labels really mean? Guests discuss how to determine whether a "green" product is truly eco-friendly, and whether the current trend of eco-marketing will ultimately pay off for the environment.

Alex Williams, reporter, The New York Times; author, "Buying Into the Green Movement"

Ronald Jarvis, vice president, Home Depot

Josh Dorfman, author, The Lazy Environmentalist; host of The Lazy Environmentalist talk show; founder and CEO, Vivavi eco-friendly furniture and home design center

Joseph Romm, senior fellow, the Center for American Progress

Emily Anderson, author, "Eco-Chic Weddings"