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Celebrities Build Their Eco-Friendly Homes to New Green Heights

Ed Begley Jr.’s Studio City Pad Builds Sustainability Perhaps no celebrity is more synonymous with green living than Ed Begley Jr., the veteran actor best-known for his starring role on “St. Elsewhere” and guest starring gigs on shows like “Portlandia” and “Arrested Development.” Together with wife Rachelle Carson and his now-adult daughter, the hardcore environmentalist long shared a one-bathroom 1930s Studio City bungalow that was sold off about five years ago. For their next eco-minded project, the Begleys selected a south-facing lot in one of Studio City’s best neighborhoods. They built a new residence, completed in 2016, which combined the…

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Walden Woods Project’s 2019 Global Environmental Leadership Award

On the News Don Henley And Billy Joel Fete The Begleys Actor/environmentalist ED BEGLEY, JR. and actress/environmental advocate RACHELLE CARSON-BEGLEY, received the WALDEN WOODS PROJECT’S 2019 GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP AWARD last night (9/9), during a fundraiser at the BOSTON PARK PLAZA HOTEL. The event was hosted by EAGLES co-founder, and WALDEN WOODS PROJECT founder, DON HENLEY and featured a special performance by BILLY JOEL. Over $1 million was raised for the cause. Source: https://www.allaccess.com Read more View this post on Instagram Classic and perfect only problem it is just a taste . Artist friend coming out to support other artist…

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Toluca Lake Magazine – Going Green With the Begleys

Ed Begley Jr. has acted in more than 300 films and TV shows over his 40-plus-year career in Hollywood, but he’s equally well known for his environmental advocacy. He walks the walk and then some: The early adopter of electric cars has ridden his bicycle and the subway to the Oscars, promoted a line of natural-cleaning products called Begley’s Best, authored two books on sustainable living and lived for 26 years in a modest 1936 Studio City home retrofitted with solar panels and other eco-friendly improvements (as shown in the 2007–2010 HGTV/Planet Green reality series Living With Ed). He might…

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Living with Ed on Oprah

What happens when a self-described princess marries the greenest guy in Hollywood? Some organic reality television! Planet Green’s Life with Ed documents Ed Begley Jr.’s life with his wife, Rachelle Carson-Begley. “My husband’s a star, but he’s decided we won’t live in Beverly Hills,” she says. “Instead, we have our charming little house here in Studio City, complete with a white picket fence made entirely of recycled milk jugs.” Their 1936 home is the model of energy efficiency. Instead of simply turning on the toaster in the morning, Ed has to ride an energy-generating bicycle for 10 minutes! “I try…

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