Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Sustainable Heroes - September
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.