Robert Redford has been honoured in Santa Monica, California, for his
lifelong environmental efforts - he's had a new 'green' resource centre named
The NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL has named its new headquarters THE
ROBERT REDFORD BUILDING. The centre features solar-powered panels and
A thrilled Redford has announced he's using his latest honour to increase
his personal efforts to raise awareness of the erosion of California's
He says, "I grew up here and I saw LA sort of begin to disappear into the
sea because of a lack of land use planning or environmental protection."
And the movie star hopes people think of him when they use the new
centre's facilities: "I was drawn to the idea of people thinking of me when
they flush their environmentally-safe toilets."