Monday is is the 49th annual Earth Day, a day celebrated worldwide focusing on protecting the environment.
The day was started in 1970 after it was proposed by Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson as a way to educate the country about the importance of the environment.
The same year Congress also created the environmental protection agency and passed the clean air act.
In 1995, Nelson was awarded the presidential medal of freedom for his role as Earth Day founder and his work on other environmental issues.
Deals and freebies to celebrate Earth Day
* During National Park Week from April 20 to April 28 , parks across the country will host a variety of special programs and events.
* Target's annual child car seat exchange is April 22 through May 4. Customers can bring in any unwanted car seat to Target to receive a coupon for 20 percent off a new car seat, booster seat or stroller.
* FREE workouts at all Youfit Health Clubs locations for everyone including guests. Locations will also feature games, raffles, and more!
Join us next Monday for a special Youfit Earth Day Open House at all locations! This will include: FREE workouts for everyone including guests, speciality games, vendors, membership raffles, boot camp samples, and more! We hope to see you there 🌎💚🍃♻️ #EarthDay pic.twitter.com/1RtiBj3qVB— Youfit Health Clubs® (@youfit) April 16, 2019
* From April 21 to April 27, Staples is offering $10 off your next purchase of $30 or more for Rewards Members when you recycle your tech for free in store
* BurgerFi is offering a $5 VegeFi and Beyond Burgers! Plus you can receive a packet of Heinz Tomato Seeds to grow at home.
Visit the Krazy Coupon Lady website for more Earth Day deals.