Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Sustainable Heroes - September

Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette is known for her work as a musician and singer, but also for her environmental advocacy and advocacy for healthy mind and body.  During a summer tour with Barenaked Ladies, together they worked to benefit the non-profit organization Reverb.  The organization creates custom programs to "green the tour itself" and educating concertgoers on how they can help the environment. While touring, she uses bio-diesel buses to get from city to city.

In 2003, Morissette was given the Environmental Media Association Missions in Music Award.

She face a long battle with eating disorders over the course of her life, but has beat the disease and has become a spokesperson and advocate on the dangers of eating disorders in order to educate others.  After becoming a vegan in 2009, Morissette ran a marathon to raise awareness on eating disorders and to support the National Eating Disorders Association.

Alanis Morissette narrated a film on global warming, called The Great Warming.

Learn more about Alanis Morissette at Alanis.com.

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