Stars, shows, movies honored for eco-friendliness

Matt Damon, right, and Luciana Bozan Barroso arrive at the 23rd Annual Environmental Media Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Matt Damon, right, and Luciana Bozan Barroso arrive at the 23rd Annual Environmental Media Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Hayden Panettiere arrives at the 23rd Annual Environmental Media Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

This undated publicity film image provided by Focus Features shows Matt Damon starring as Steve Butler in Gus Van Sant’s contemporary drama, “Promised Land,” a Focus Features release. TV’s “House of Cards” and the movie “Promised Land” are being recognized for their eco-friendly messages. The Netflix show and the Focus Features film were honored by the Environmental Media Association Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at its 23rd annual awards presentation. (AP Photo/Focus Features, Sam Jones)

Marisa Tomei arrives at the 23rd Annual Environmental Media Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Daryl Hannah arrives at the 23rd Annual Environmental Media Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

(AP) — TV’s “House of Cards” and the movie “Promised Land” are being recognized for their eco-friendly messages.

The Netflix show and the Focus Features film were honored by the Environmental Media Association Saturday night at its 23rd annual awards presentation. The organization aims to channel the power of celebrity and media to promote sustainable behaviors and ecological awareness.

The HBO documentary “Gasland Part II” and reality show “VICE” also won awards, along with the ABC comedy “Last Man Standing” and Nickelodeon’s “Nick News with Linda Ellerbee.”

Matt Damon accepted the Ongoing Commitment award and Hayden Panetierre received the Futures award at the private event, held at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif.

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