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.

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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.

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