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Best Earth Day Specials & Freebies In Los Angeles

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Earth Day freebies are springing up all over this year, making what's good for the green earth good for the green in your wallet, too. Here are some of the top picks from national chains and local events celebrating the earth.

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Peet's Coffee & Tea
124 N Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 978-1003
Locations throughout the Southland

Purchase any full price mug or tumbler at Peet's Coffee & Tea and receive a free medium beverage of your choice to stay hydrated on Earth Day. At participating locations throughout the LA basin, this offer will keep you hydrated and get you in an earth friendly mode with your reusable mug or tumbler.

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CSUN Institute for Sustainability
California State University Northridge
Oviatt Library
18111 Nordhoff St.
Los Angeles, CA 91330
(818) 677-7710
Date: April 23, 2016 from 10:30am to 1:30pm

The CSUN Institute for Sustainability presents a free family Earth Day presentation, Your Water, Your Energy, Your Earth, and along with free activities, games, and refreshments, there will be free giveaways - including household materials designed to help conserve water and energy. Want to know how to use these products? There will also be use-demonstrations from BuildSMART.

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The Grove
6301 W 3rd St,
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 934-8433
Locations throughout the Southland

Anthropologie stores are a prime location for the boho-chic look in womenswear, home decor, and accessories. In honor of earth day, stores across Los Angeles will be featuring free Rainforest Crafts for kids. Make and take home cool, earth-centric arts and crafts items and entertain the kids while browsing and shopping.

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The Disney Store
395 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 395-4365
Locations throughout the Southland

Disney, the purveyor of all the official character toys, collectibles, clothes, and children's gear in the Magic Kingdom, is handing out free reusable tote bags with any purchase for Earth Day. Now even Sleeping Beauty can go shopping in eco-friendly style with this special Earth Day offer from The Disney Store.

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3200 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Locations throughout the Southland

Beautiful skin care, soaps, makeup, and gift products are always eco-friendly here, where plant-based products are carefully chosen. For Earth Day, all Origins shops are not only offering a free eco-chic tote with any purchase, but they'll also plant a tree for you when you use the code GOGREEN. Now that's an Earth Day special!

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Star Eco Station
10101 Jefferson Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 842-8060
Dates: April 17, 2016 from 10am to 4pm

Star Eco Station is an environmental science museum dedicated to exotic animals, reptiles, and endangered wildlife. In honor of Earth Day, the facility is hosting their free annual Children's Earth Day Extravaganza with free games, rides, face painting, and exotic wildlife exhibitions. Also free: take-home photos in a Green Screen Interactive Disney Photo Booth, and a trailer screening of Disney's new The Jungle Book.

c is a multi-published journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. She lives near the beach in Los Angeles. See more on: CBSLA | | | DiversionsLA | Twitter.
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