Lead by example — this well-known mantra has always been one of our favorites. When it comes to living green, we believe eco-friendly choices are easier to make if our leaders, role models, family and friends are also making similar choices.
And when the President of the United States shares a passion for making our planet a healthier place, well, that speaks volumes.
In honor of President’s Day, we’re taking a look at a few of our nation’s greenest presidents — from Teddy Roosevelt to some surprising picks. If they can do it it, so can we.
See the list of green presidents » Did we miss anyone? Share your favorite green president in the comments section below.
[Image: Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Image source: Chris Helzer/TNC]