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Celebrities, Shows, Movies Honored For Eco-Friendliness

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Stars, Shows, Movies Honored For Eco-Friendliness

(L-R) Actress Amy Smart & Anna Getty (credit: Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images)


(CBS SF/AP) – “House of Cards” and the movie “Promised Land” are being recognized for their eco-friendly messages.

The Netflix show and the Focus Features film were honored by the Environmental Media Association Saturday night at its 23rd annual awards presentation. The organization aims to channel the power of celebrity and media to promote sustainable behaviors and ecological awareness.

The HBO documentary “Gasland Part II” and reality show “VICE” also won awards, along with the ABC comedy “Last Man Standing” and Nickelodeon’s “Nick News with Linda Ellerbee.”

Matt Damon accepted the Ongoing Commitment award and Hayden Panetierre received the Futures award at the private event, held at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California.

Anna Getty (pictured), of the Getty family fame, has devoted her life to employ eco-friendly practices is this year’s recipient of the Environmental Media Award’s “Green Parent Award.” Actress Jessia Alba was last year’s honoree of the same award for her work with “The Honest Company,” a supplier of natural products suited for families.

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