Many celebs have jumped on the green bandwagon and promote living a green lifestyle. With environmental issues being addressed globaly and the costs of food and gas rising, everyone is beginning to look into alternative ways of living. Here is a list of ten celebrities who not only speak out on living green, but actually put into practice living eco-friendly.
The singer uses eco-friendly bio fuels on her tour bus, drives a hybrid, has solar panels on her home and even threw an eco-friendly baby shower with local foods and recycled materials. In addition, she has started eco-friendly clothing company Bootheel Trading Co. Sheryl has become known well for her living green lifestyle.
Her Malibu home was built using eco-friendly products, she used flushable diapers with her kids, she is an avid composter and drives a hybrid. By taking small steps Julia is making huge impacts.
One of the first celebs to live an eco-friendly lifestyle, he has been doing it for years. He lives in a sustainable community in Maui where he grows his own food in his backyard. The Maui community he lives in runs totally on solar power.
He organized the “Bicycle for a Day” foundation, to promote commuting by bicycle, an attempt to get Americans healthy and cut down on the amount of fuel used.
He coproduced, wrote, and narrated the documentary 11th Hour– about the human impact on the environment. He also was one of the first celebs to own a hybrid car.
Has been a long time member of PETA, she is vegan and lives in an eco-friendly home.
She promoted Sydney’s Earth Hour blackout and has even converted her own home to solar power.
He launched Oil Change , a campaign to work at ending America’s dependence on oil and he drives and electric car.
Ed Begley Jr.
A pioneer in living green he drives an electric-car, lives in solar-powered-home, has his own line of eco-cleaners called Begley’s Best , and he even has a reality show that puts a domestic spin on green issues title Living with Ed .
This actress lives in a solar powered home and she’s very active with organizations like Heal the Bay, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Trust for Public Land.
You don’t have to be a celebrity to live green or be good to the environment; there are plenty of ways to be environmentally friendly without spending tons of green. You can volunteer, plant a garden, bike more often, invest in an electric car saving gas money and buy local. Each small step we take can make a big impact.