Zachary Quinto is headed into otherworldly places as Spock this summer in “Star Trek Into Darkness,” but a social issue that’s close to him is taking care of the earth. Quinto is serving as a Kiehl’s Earth Day ambassador in the beauty brand’s fifth year working with Recycle Across America. The effort aims to standardize recycling labels and collect empty grooming-product jars; Quinto designed a limited edition label for Ultra Facial Cream to serve as a fundraiser. At Kiehl’s stores and online.
Anne Heche is doing her part. The mother of two sons (Homer, 10, Atlas, 3) has helped create a mineral-based sunblock, Tickle Time, to keep harmful UVA/UVB rays away. Heche, whose longtime partner is her onetime “Men in Trees” costar James Tupper, told People TT “is very natural and free of weird, scary chemicals.” www.tickletimesunblock.com
Kristin Chenoweth may be dating Jake Pavelka, but there’s another man’s name on her mind: Jason. The brand of washes cleanse with botanical surfactants and nourish with good stuff like Vitamin E and Pro-Vitamin B5. Not to worry, all are free of parabens, pthalates and other unmentionables. At Whole Foods, www.jason-personalcare.com
Ring in another year of clean, green living by toasting Earth Day with a glass of Estancia. Red or white, take your pick. The Monterey County winery reduces its carbon footprint by using solar energy to keep greenhouse gases out of the air. Just make sure not to drink out of a plastic cup.
New York barely ever slows down, even when it’s being ecoconscious. Bond No. 9 has paid homage to this fabulously turbulent city’s environmental smarts with a metro-sophisticated eau de parfum in fresh, springy packaging. A percentage of proceeds is donated toward the entire state’s “green” initiatives — park cleanups, preservation programs and more. At Saks, BondNo9.com.