Earth Day Deals 2022: 17 Sales and Discounts That Do the Planet Good
Eco-friendly options from Starbucks, Uber, Google and more.
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April 22 is Earth Day -- but what do you get the planet that literally has everything?
You can engage in some eco-friendly commerce while snatching a bargain for yourself. From ride-share apps to mattress makers, we've curated deals from companies that are offering Earth Day discounts, deals and more. Many of them are also partnering with environmental groups and planting trees.
Based in Hoboken, New Jersey, this bedding company is a Certified B Corporation that's been rated climate-neutral and fair-trade-certified. In celebration of Earth Day, you can snag two free pillows with purchase using promo codeAPRIL22. You can also save $100 on an adjustable bed frame with code FRAMED.
For today only, you can save an extra 10% sitewide using coupon code SAVE10.
The big-box appliance store is celebrating Earth Day by launching a new category devoted to sustainable living, with sections featuring products tied to solar power, gardening and composting, outdoor recreation, eco-friendly transportation, Energy Star-certified products and more.
Founder Gaëlle Wizenberg created Charlie Banana to combat the baby industry's dependency on single-use plastics. Through Friday, shoppers can get up to 50% off reusable cloth diapers, home goods and menstrual products.
Save some trees this Earth Day with toiler paper and paper towels made from 100% bamboo. Customers who sign up for a subscription today get 10% off with promo code EARTHDAY and a free "Free the Trees" t-shirt.
Get more back with Future when you charge your EV; use public transport like Amtrak, BART and the New York Subway; shop at secondhand clothing sites like Poshmark and ThredUP; and in dozens of other places.
For every bar of soap ordered this month, Lafco is donating $1 to The Canopy Project, which has planted tens of millions of trees since 2010.
Lafco's soaps -- which come in scents like chamomile lavender, champagne and fresh-cut gardenia -- are made without palm oil, the production of which is a major driver of deforestation around the world.
In honor of Earth Day, the coffee company is offering 30% all drinkware today, including recycled cups.
That's a good thing because, starting today, Starbucks Rewards members get 10 cents off and 25 stars -- enough for a free drink customization -- when they bring in their own reusable cup. The offer is available for in-store orders only, but it can be used three times a day.
Starbucks has also launched a new gift card made from seed paper that can actually be planted and turn into one of several flowers, including black-eyed Susans, dwarf catchfly, spurred snapdragons and sweet alyssum.
With 40 million acres of lawn and turf, grass is actually one of the US' largest crops. Lawncare isn't the most eco-friendly industry, but Sunday eschews harsh chemicals in favor of ingredients like seaweed, iron and molasses. For Earth Day, it's offering 20% of its Smart Lawn Plan subscription service using code GOEARTH20.
Sunday has also partnered with American Forests to plant a tree with every purchase made through the month of April.
Uber is promoting its Uber Green option, available in more than 100 metro areas in 13 countries. Selecting Uber Green pairs riders with a hybrid or electric vehicle for the same price as an UberX trip.
From now through the end of April, get $1 off any trip booked with an Uber Green vehicle or a Lime scooter or e-bike by using promo code GoGreen22.
On Friday, Uber Green cars in Miami, Washington, DC, and Los Angeles will offer riders virtual journeys with screens depicting scenes from the Serengeti, the Great Barrier Reef and other exotic locales.
The artisanal ice cream brand has partnered with Trees for the Future to celebrate the planet on Earth Day: For every scoop of Van Leeuwen vegan ice cream sold, it'll donate $1 to plant four trees. That's enough to remove 16 pounds of carbon dioxide in a year.
Van Leeuwen is bringing back its Planet Earth flavor to all 30 of its scoop shops across New York, California, New Jersey, Texas and Pennsylvania. The dazzling electric blue-and-green dessert is made with spirulina-almond ice cream with pieces of matcha cake.
Other fan-favorite vegan flavors include Churros and Fudge, Cookie Crumble Strawberry Jam and Oak Milk Brown Sugar Chunk.