Celebrity Families Doing The Green Thing

Protecting our environment isn't trendy – it's necessary! Check out these celebs – Jessica! Tori! – who are helping to save Mother Earth one step at a time. By Kate Hogan

01 of 06

ALL NATURAL

ALL NATURAL
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Dressing children is all about comfort, and what's softer than an organic cotton T-shirt? Debra Messing's son Roman Walker Zelman, 5, seems to love his Kee-Ka top – and so does mom!

02 of 06

HOT WHEELS

HOT WHEELS
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Instead of driving to the park, why not don a helmet and ride your bike, like Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott and son Liam Aaron, 2.

03 of 06

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE!

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE!
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No need to accumulate plastic bags from your local grocer – just buy a reusable tote, similar to the one used by Courtney Thorne-Smith and son Jacob Emerson, 14 months.

04 of 06

CARRIED AWAY

CARRIED AWAY
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Moms love keeping their babies close to their hearts, so why not go green while doing so? Jessica Alba carries daughter Honor Marie, 9 months, in a carrier by Belle, made from organic cotton and hemp, using eco-friendly dyes.

05 of 06

PURE AND SIMPLE

PURE AND SIMPLE
Limelight

Water bottles are great on the go, but plastic bottles cause waste – and take hundreds of years to disintegrate when trashed instead of recycled. Take a cue from new parents Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof, and carry a reusable bottle for liquids, like a Sigg, instead.

06 of 06

MAN POWER

MAN POWER
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Ditching the car for a bicycle keeps the air clean and reduces traffic congestion. Ben Harper – pulling daughter Jaya, 4 ½, home from school – gets it right.

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