Here’s some greenish “news” filtering through all the Million-Dollar Oscar hype: buncha stars are going to show up in Priuses instead of limos. And since they’ll be using chauffeurs, it probably even counts as carpooling!
For the third year running, hybrid-minded actors — including Charlize Theron, Leonardo DiCaprio, and, of course, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins — are taking part in “Red Carpet, Green Cars” to raise funds for Global Green U.S.A. As a token of thanks, Greenfeet will provide them with eco-goodies including hemp napkins, organic wine, and … disposable bamboo plates. Which sound super sustainable.
Anyway. The whole event, says Greenfeet founder and president Valerie Reddemann, will “show that leaving softer, greener footprints on the earth is hip and downright cool.” O, how I wish she were downright right.