Free on Earth Day

earthdayplanetWhat better way to celebrate Earth Day than to reduce, reuse, recycle and receive something for FREE or at a discount.

Earth Day is on April 22 each year since 1970. It was conceived by U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson as a nationwide day to teach communities about the environment. Here’s where you can get your Freebie –

Taste on Melrose and Taste at the Palisades

While supplies last, come into one of the two TASTE restaurants to get a FREE reusable tote-bag. Bring your reusable bag into TASTE and receive 10% off of your bill on your take out order. Taste at the Palisades – 538 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 – Go to Taste at the Palisades at OpenTable or call (310)459-9808. Taste on Melrose 8454 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069 Taste on Melrose at OpenTable or call (323)852-6888.

Tortilla Republic – West Hollywood

Come in and receive a FREE tote-bag at this Modern Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar. Bring in your tote-bag to receive 10 % off on you take-out order. 616 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Go to Tortilla Republic West Hollywood at OpenTable or call (310) 657-9888.

Disney Store

Receive a FREE Disneynature Bears reusable tote bag when you bring in 5 plastic bags on April 22, 2014. Limit 1 tote bag per guest while supplies last at participating locations. See the Disney Store website for more information.

Santa Barbara’s Earth Day Festival is April 26-27, 2014IMG_1798

Come to Alameda Park Car Free and win great prizes including Amtrak tickets. The Grand Prize is round-trip tickets for two to/from Santa Barbara and Seattle or Portland aboard Amtrak’s Coast Starlight™ in a private roomette with amazing views and meals included. Additional ‘Car Free’ prizes include: pairs of roundtrip Amtrak Pacific Surfliner™ train tickets that runs daily between San Diego and San Luis Obispo; one-night’s stay at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn; a pair of free all-day rentals for beach cruisers or mountain bikes from Wheel Fun Rentals; passes to the Santa Barbara Zoo, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and Santa Barbara Maritime Museum; and 10-ride bus passes from Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District.

To learn how to arrive at Santa Barbara Earth Day car free, download a free map, and discover more about the Santa Barbara Car Free Project, access here.  To find out more about Santa Barbara’s Earth Day Festival highlights, visit

Scholastic Books

Get a Free printable family activity sheet that offers great things to do today and everyday. Here are a few suggestions: Plant a sapling at school or in your backyard. Bake cookies and decorate them to look like earth. Sell the cookies at a bake sale and donate the money to an environmental organization – The Sierra Club, Tree People, or Earth First. Walk, scooter to ride your bike, instead of using a car. Click on Scholastic to get the sheet.

Pottery Barn

Encourage your child to go green one clue at time. Receive a FREE plantable bookmark from Pottery Barn when you go on a Treasure Hunt that is eco-inspired at participating Pottery Barn stores during the week of April 21. See the Pottery Barn website for more information.

Whole Foods

It’s not FREE, but save 50% on greener cleaners at Whole Foods Market from April 19 to 22 (Earth Day). Receive 50% off more than 130 Eco-Scale™ rated household cleaners from multiple brands. To learn more, click on Whole Foods.


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