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    Tom Hanks is also involved with Global Green which helps develop green buildings.
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    Ellen DeGeneres is many things -- comedienne, talk show host, producer, humanitarian. She also helped launch the website Dawn Saves Wildlife.

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    Charlize Theron has donated to Global Green which helps provide clean drinking water to 2.4 billion people worldwide.
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    Edward Norton is the spokesperson for the BP solar neighbors program.
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    Punk rockers Green Day have teamed up with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to urge young music fans to demand clean, renewable energy solutions.
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    They might walk on a red carpet, but these celebs are living the green life. Jay-Z is the founder of the UN's Water for Life, an organization devoted to giving people worldwide access to clean drinking H2O. Beyoncé, does work for Second Harvest, a food-bank network.
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    Hillary Duff has donated generously to Hurricane Katrina victims and is an ambassador for Return to Freedom, a sanctuary for wild horses. Duff is also active in USA Harvest, a group that collects surplus food from restaurants and suppliers to deliver to missions and soup kitchens.
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    Amanda Bynes incorporates volunteering into everyday life by raising money for causes, rebuilding parks, and doing anything else she can to help. "If you start [volunteering] young, you'll always have a love for it," she said in an interview.
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    Sienna Miller, is an ambassador for Global Cool.
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    Cameron Diaz said her grandmother was her green inspiration.
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    The Jonas Brothers drive hybrid vehicles.
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    What doesn't Leo do? He co-produced, narrated and wrote the documentary 11th Hour, which focuses on human effects on the planet.
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    On a season of Project Runway, contestants were challenged to design an ensemble out of repurposed materials taken from the grounds of Waste Management Recycle America, in Newark, NJ.
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    Tyra Banks sent a message to America’s Next Top Models with a green vehicle and reminder notes placed throughout their house.
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    Adrien Grenier requested that he be chauffeured around in an eco-friendly car. Paris Hilton said, "I like hybrids, but a lot of them aren't that cute."
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    Super-dad Brad Pitt works with the "Make It Right" project, that builds 150-Home Sustainable Community in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward. Pitt donated $5 million to the community which will feature solar panels and energy efficient appliances.
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    X-Files star David Duchovny recently told CraveOnline he lives the green life. "I poop in the backyard. Unfortunately, you have to have the means to be green. I can afford to put solar energy in and ...drive an electric car...so that's too bad."
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    James Blunt, who performed a charity concert to benefit Doctors Without Borders, rides his bike and relies on fresh air rather than air conditioning. "As I've toured the world, I've seen pretty much how humans have scarred this planet."
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    Julia Roberts lives the green life-literally. The Earth Biofuels Spokeswoman's new $20 million home boasts solar panels, wood harvested from sustainable forests and recycled tiles.
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    Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine doesn't leave the lights on, reuses towels and unplugs chargers but one thing stands in the way of his green future: Girls. "I'm still too hung up on girls to focus on saving the world."
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    Season 20 of MTV's The Real World, tackled Hollywood and the green scene. The next cast live in an energy-efficient and sustainable home, with bamboo flooring, recycled glass counters, sustainable furniture, recycled vintage décor and energy star appliances.
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    John Mayer who participated in Live Earth, is not only waiting for the world to change, but helping it along."I think awareness works kind of like a vitamin. You take a vitamin, you go to the bathroom, and 99% of it is gone. But you hope that 1% does something for you."
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    Hollywood's first official "green movie," Evan Almighty, created a sustainable ark for the film. Recycled paper, plastic, aluminum and glass were also used on the set, and the crew rode mountain bikes to reduce their dependence on gasoline while shooting.
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    "I'm really not an expert on environmental matters," Orlando Bloom says. "But I'm very passionate about the environment. After he witnessed the tragedy of melting ice caps in Antarctica, he designed his London home with solar technology.
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    As famous for her only-use-one-square-of-toilet-paper rant as she is for her music, singer Sheryl Crow loves green. Healthy Child, Healthy World and Wee Generation sponsored her baby shower, donating environmental themed gifts.
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    Sophia Bush gives back through her work with the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project. Project and the Surfrider Foundation joined forces to "rescue, restore and renew seven beaches across the U.S. in an effort to keep America's beaches beautiful and barefoot-friendly.
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    Finding her place on VegNews' 25 Most Fascinating Vegetarians, eco-designer extraordinare Stella McCartney ’s fashion line has expanded to include vegan accessories such as shoes, belts and bags.
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    Jack Bauer on Fox's 24 is saving the world-literally! Biodiesel fuels used to power generators and production vehicles are used, as well as renewable power sources such as wind, solar and waste.
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    Snoop D-O-double-G loves the greens. The rapper performed at the Live Earth concert in Hamburg, Germany.
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    Actress Rachel McAdams started a website called Green is Sexy. Of the site she says, "Why sexy? Because being informed is sexy. Being responsible is sexy. Being eco-friendly is sexy. Making a difference. Green is sexy."
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    How to save a life? Ask The Fray . They will be recycling backstage and reducing waste by using reusable aluminum water bottles and biodegradable and reusable catering products. The Fray tees sold at concert venues are also organic.