By Danielle Emig
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:21 am
Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival

We all say we want to live a greener lifestyle, but with a busy schedule it’s easy to make excuses for not living more environmentally friendly. Making eco-friendly choices doesn’t have to be hard: Just take inspiration from Lake Bell, whose tips are easy to adopt for Earth Day and beyond.

“Every product that I use—especially with the baby in the house—from diapers to glass cleaner, is now eco-friendly,” the In A World... actress told InStyle. “I do it not only for the environment but to save my lungs and my baby’s lungs.”

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The new mom is also an avid recycler, and while it may seem small, it can make a huge impact on the earth, since a reported 88 percent of plastic water bottles are not recycled and instead pile up in landfills. “I collect every jar I ever use,” she said. “If you finish the mustard I say ‘Oh that’s a good jar! Keep that jar!’”

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