Earth Day is Friday, April 22nd and many local and national business are helping to celebrate the day. Earth Day isn't just about bring awareness to our environment but like most holidays that become commercialized its about being materialistic. I bet Hallmark has a card for Earth Day too! Let the freebies and discounts commence.

-Kmart is offering discouts on everything from air conditioners to TVs on April 22.

-At participating Starbucks, you can bring in a reusable mug on April 22 to get free brewed coffee or tea.

-Lowe's is giving away one million trees on April 23.

-All 394 U.S. national parks have free admission now through Sunday, April 24.

-On Target's website, you can enter the Refresh Your Nest sweepstakes through the end of the month. The grand prize is a home makeover that's valued at up to $50,000. You can also win a trip to Napa Valley, a Nikon camera, products from Burt's Bees or Tom's of Maine, and more.

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