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Steal Your Favorite Stars' Earth-Friendly Habits

Apr 23 2014 - 7:00am

If you're worried that going green might mean making some big life changes, don't be. InStyle [1] shares the celebrity secrets to living a greener life every day.

Earth Day may only happen once a year, but Hollywood's eco-savviest stars celebrate the do-good event year-round by regularly opting for green-conscious choices over wasteful (and environmentally harmful) pursuits. Whether it's replenishing themselves with thermoses instead of bottled water, cycling instead of driving, or even gardening and composting their own vegetables, these celebrities are setting an earth-friendly example for budding environmental activists everywhere. In honor of Earth Month, scroll through our slideshow to see how Shailene Woodley, Aubrey Plaza, Gwyneth Paltrow [2] and more are greening their routines.

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Gwyneth Paltrow

“I love using organic products, like the beauty brand Vapour.”

Aubrey Plaza

“I’m pretty good about not drinking bottled water. When I’m working on Parks and Recreation, we all have thermoses so that there’s not so much waste.”

Benedict Cumberbatch

“I walk, I cycle, and I take public transportation. When I’m driving, I always make sure I’m with someone else.”

Shailene Woodley

“I’m always conscious of what I choose to buy new. I love to shop at thrift stores, which is like recycling! It’s also cheaper and fun. You’re going to be wearing something that nobody else has.”

Elisabeth Moss

“I’m a big fan of reusing bags. I’m a big tote bag person. I also love green products; all-natural products are better, and they smell better too!”

Garcelle Beauvais

“We’re changing all our lightbulbs out at our house. I taught my children not to leave a light on when they’re not in the room.”

Seth Meyers

“We don’t have bottled water at the office, so we use glasses and go to the bubbler.”

Rachel Zoe

“My kids only eat organic and everything in our house is made of wood. My husband also has a Tesla, which is a full hybrid electric — it’s not just hybrid, it’s electric too!”

Ahna O'Reilly

“I live in LA, where everyone drives, so I try to walk whenever I can.”

Monica Potter

“I do a lot of my own gardening and composting. I’m from Ohio so I like all the homegrown stuff — it’s a hobby of mine that I try to turn into something more responsible.”

Josh Radnor

“I have a tankless water heater and an electric car.”


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