Top 10 Green Celebs
Lots of celebrities are trying to set an example by getting involved with environmental charities and promoting awareness about the earth and how to live in a more eco-friendly way, and with Earth Day coming up it’s no wonder being green is on every star’s radar. Check out the Top 10 Green Celebs!
No.10: Will Ferrell
This comedian got laughs while starring in TBS’s Earth to America! But this funnyman is serious when it comes to the environment – he’s an active supporter of the Natural Resources Defense Council and lives green in his daily life in an eco-friendly home and car!
No.9: Rosario Dawson
Actress Rosario Dawson is the spokesperson for the Environmental Media Association and has traveled to the United Nations to speak about how environmental preservation can help combat poverty.
No.8: Maroon 5
This Grammy-winning band believes in green touring, which means they use biodiesel-powered tour buses, promote recycling at their tour venues and donate a portion of their ticket sales to Global Cool, an environmental charity that works with performers.
No.7: Mary-Kate Olsen
Mary-Kate is part of the Environmental Media Association which started the the “green carpet,” encouraging stars to take their hybrid electric cars to events and parties.
No.6: Brad Pitt
After Hurricane Katrina destroyed much of New Orleans, Brad Pitt created the Make it Right organization, which partnered with local and national businesses to help rebuild the 9th Ward area of the city where flooding wiped out many homes and businesses and these places are being rebuilt using state of the art sustainable technology!
No.5: Hayden Panettiere
Actress Hayden Panettiere’s passion is saving the animals, and has gone as far as being given arrest warrant when she travelled to Japan to protest on behalf of dolphins and whales!
No.4: Jessica Biel
Jessica Biel is dedicated to promoting awareness of the global water crisis, in 2010 she climed Mount Kilimanjaro alongside other stars to help get the word out.
No.3: Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman made the switch from being a lifelong vegetarian to committing to a fully vegan lifestyle – and helping others do so as well by designing vegan clothing and shoes made from non-animal based materials. She also provided the narration for the Animal Planet documentary Saving a Species: Gorillas on the Brink.
No.2: Jesse Eisenberg
Actor and animal lover Jesse Eisenberg spoke at the 25th Annual Gala for Farm Sanctuary, an organization dedicated to the protection and welfare of farm animals.
No.1: Leonardo DiCaprio
Leo wrote, directed and produced the documentary The 11th Hour, which shows the effects that humans have had on the earth. He also founded the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation which is dedicated to finding sustainable solutions on our planet.
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