A sign on a grocery isle at Whole Foods in Irvine, Calif., indicates the produce was grown locally. The company has been ranked among the most socially responsible businesses and placed third on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's list of Top 25 Green Power Partners. Whole Foods Market eliminated the use of disposable plastic grocery bags company-wide. | Ruaridh Stewart/Corbis

How Green Are You?

Think you're living green and saving the planet? Park the Prius and put down that grass-fed beef hot dog for a minute and make sure.

March 22, 2013
1:00 PM EDT
TV-personality Kelly Ripa attends the celebration of Electrolux's new stand-alone refrigerator and freezer at Studio 450 in New York City in June 2010. | Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
Pellets of aluminum, the resulting product of recycled cans, are to melted into rolls of aluminum sheet. | James L. Amos/Corbis
A disposable diaper floating on the surface of the water, Alif Dhaalu Atoll, The Maldives. | Jason Isley - Scubazoo/Corbis
Anthony Pritzker's, Hyatt heir, 53,000 square foot Beverly Hills estate. His name is lent to the Pritzker Price, a prestigious yearly award given to the top architectural firm. | Proehl Studios/Corbis
Workers maintain power lines in Vancouver, Canada, on March 20, 2013. The City of Vancouver stood out of 66 cities and was awarded Global Earth Hour Capital 2013 by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Tuesday for its efforts to address climate change. | Sergei Bachlakov/Corbis