10 Eco-Friendly Celebrities

on April 18, 2012

Brad Pitt

After Hurricane Katrina, Pitt co-founded the Make it Right Foundation to build environmentally friendly houses in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward. “Make It Right builds safe, sustainable and affordable homes for working families.” … according to makeitrightnola.org

Cameron Diaz

“She puts her money where her mouth is. She drives a Prius, purchases carbon offsets when she travels and sticks to the basic reduce, reuse, and recycle philosophy.” … according to E! Online

Gwyneth Paltrow

“When I’d read about what pesticides do to small animals, I thought, Why would I expose my child to that? I feel like eating well is the best start for living well.” … to Good Housekeeping

Julia Roberts

“Roberts lives holistically: Her eco-friendly lifestyle includes the use of green beauty products.” … according to Elle

Julianne Moore

“Moore lives simply and ‘as green as I can.’ She has recently become an advocate for the Natural Products Association [http://www.npainfo.org/], whose mandate is to certify products as at least 95 percent natural.” … according to Marie Claire

Michelle Obama

The first lady planted a vegetable garden on the South Lawn of the White House to “educate children about healthful, locally grown fruit and vegetables.” …according to The New York Times

Natalie Portman

Portman has been a vegetarian since the age of 9 and is “especially careful about sourcing her food.” …according to MarieClaire


“In honor of our Earth … I love her … I’m asking all of you today to implement just one green idea to help the fight against global warming.” … on “The Oprah Winfrey Show”

Rachael Ray

Since November 2007, Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine has been printed on 85 percent recycled paper. … according to Every Day with Rachael Ray

Sheryl Crow

“I was raised with this idea that you leave the campground better than you found it. We were brought up to shut off the water when we were brushing our teeth, only ran the dishwasher when it was stuffed, never took 45-minute showers. I have a little boy now, so my concern is what kind of planet are we leaving.” … to CBS News