Be like the Lorax: Speak for the trees with these easy tips


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In honor of the upcoming release of Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax,” HellaWella brings you easy ways “to speak for the trees.”

Use recycled paper products – You’re going to run out of TP for your bunghole eventually, so why not replace your roll with something that has less impact on our environment? HellaWella recommends Seventh Generation, which offers everything from toilet paper to paper towels all made of 100% recycled material.

Get a library card – OK, I know most people would say getting an e-book is the “greenest” way to read, but if you’re old school like me, you enjoy the feel of a good book in your hands. So, do the green thing and get a library card.

Buy furniture made from reclaimed wood – Furniture made from reclaimed wood is better for the environment and is full of style and charm. Etsy offers a wide selection of desks, chairs, coffee tables and more, which can be found here.

Plant a tree – Don’t worry if you don’t have a green thumb or a backyard. For just $1 you can plant a tree at Plantabillion.org.

Read “The Lorax,” than click here to learn about The Lorax Project and how you can help conserve nature for the next generation.And while you’re at it, if you are a parent or teacher, help your children win a private screening of Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” by entering them in Whole Foods and Universal Pictures Kids for Our Planet contest here.

Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” opens in theaters nationwide March 2, 2012.