Earth week is here. It’s time to take good care of mother earth and it will be more meaningful if we make every day earth day. Simple steps go a long way. As we make out time to do something for our planet it’s also great to know that some celebrities are working hard to make our planet safe for us and future generations.
Here is a list of 7 ‘green’ celebrities and what they are doing to save our home – earth
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He established a foundation to save planet earth.
Leonardo Dicaprio has a passion for the environment and his foundation says it all because it is dedicated to the wellbeing of planet earth and everything on it. The Foundation focus on 6 areas including public advocacy, climate change, marine conservation, wildlife conservation, innovative solutions and indigenous rights. Click here for more information.
2. Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck is not just talented when it comes to starring in movies like the American Super hero film Batman Versus Superman: Dawn of Justice. Interestingly, he is the founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative. The initiative helps improve the lives of the people living in Congo through education and healthcare in a sustainable manner. Click here for more information.
3. Rosario Dawson
You probably remember Rosario for her roles in movies such as Top Five
She takes it a step further by tackling food safety, problems involving safe practices for crop production as well as minimizing the use of hazardous pesticides. For an in-depth information on her work, visit the Equitable Food Initiative site.
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Is not only an actress but also someone who is an advocate for environmental susatainability. She has an ecommerce site for eco baby products and nontoxic household products. You can visit her website.
5. Marc Ruffalo
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A great actor known for his roles in The kids are alright and Foxcatcher is an anti-fracking activist. Fracking is the process of extracting oil and natural gas from rocks with the aid of water. See how he’s taking steps to make the planet a better home for us.
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Adrian strongly believes in taking care of the environment and he conveys the message of environmental protection through SHFT.com which he co-founded with Peter Glatzer. When he is not acting, he also uses his talent for directing short movies and documentaries. You might remember Adrian from movies like Trash fire, Entourage and A perfect fit.
Apart from being an actress, Olivia takes her passion for our earth to the next level through her sustainable fashion efforts. She also collaborated with H & M to promote sustainable fashion through the launch of H &M Conscious fashion collection and the first world recycling week. Olivia runs a creative agency Conscious Commerce.
Obviously these celebrities have discovered ways to save the environment and I hope you’re doing your part too.
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