Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks, Freida Pinto, Courteney Cox and Moby attend eco-focused UCLA gala in Beverly Hills

Christina Hendricks, Freida Pinto, Courteney Cox and Moby attend eco-focused UCLA gala in Beverly Hills

In a conversation during dinner at Monday’s Gala for the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Christina Hendricks said her awareness of environmental issues came early in life through her father’s career in the U.S. Forest Service.

“There was a scene in ‘Mad Men’ early on where there’s a picnic and everyone throws their garbage out. I was literally sick to my stomach,” said Hendricks, a six-time Emmy-nominated actress, about the AMC show. “It was instilled in me at such a young age never ever to litter in your life that it was like watching a horror movie for me.” She then added that now “I’m the girl who makes sure there is recycling on the set.”

The festive...

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