Using stylish reusable totes by Mixed Bag Designs is one way to make your wardrobe more green, but how can you be more eco-conscious when it comes to the rest of your wardrobe? Unfortunately, sometimes our wardrobe choices and the clothing manufacturers we use can have a negative impact on our planet. Going green is easier than you might think….just consider these tips that are environmentally friendly and don’t make you sacrifice your sense of fashion or individuality. If you follow a few of these wardrobe tips and remember your reusable bags, you’ll realize that looking great and being kind to the earth has never been so easy!
It’s that time of year where we want to open the windows and let in the fresh air! Get rid of last year’s dust and start this Spring squeaky-clean with some spring cleaning tips from Mixed Bag Designs. Our reusable bags are great for toting around your cleaning supplies from room to room, and our organizing bins are the perfect addition to a freshly cleaned room. Get your stuff organized this Spring with our fashionable storage solutions. Read on to find top eco-friendly cleaning tips room by room!
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10! Have you stocked up on your teacher gifts yet? Check out some of our teacher gift ideas for Teacher Appreciation 2012!
We love supporting green school fundraisers and reusable bags that help keep our world a little more clean and sustainable. What does “sustainability” mean? Read below to learn some terms that often come up in conversations about the environment and going green, and see how you can help Mixed Bag Designs in our journey to spread awareness about living a green lifestyle!
A carbon footprint measures the total amount of carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions used or given off by a service or product. Both of these contribute to global warming and are important to keep track of when trying to be environmentally responsible.
One way San Mateo County, CA – where Mixed Bag Designs is headquartered – will be celebrating Earth Day is by implementing a plastic bag ban in all markets and grocery stores. The San Mateo County Reusable Bag Ordinance will require that retailers stop providing plastic bags, promoting a healthier community for citizens by decreasing the use of throw-away plastic bags. Continue reading
We want to celebrate Earth Day with a bang. While our green fundraiser is one way to move toward a healthier lifestyle, we encourage everyone to come up with their own green solutions and tips, and want to share some of the best tips we have found in our own search to make the world a little greener!
1. Instead of using paper or plastic bags, bring a reusable bag to the store with you.
At Mixed Bag Designs, we love Earth Day and get super excited as this wonderful holiday approaches! As you may be aware, we are big fans of our reusable bags and green products in general. With April 22 around the corner, we wanted to share a little bit of Earth Day history with you.
Many PTO groups are looking for great new fundraising products to sell while also trying to make their schools more earth-friendly. Some have found a solution to both problems with green fundraisers offering products that reduce waste and encourage re-using materials instead of disposing of them. Mixed Bag Designs provides a green fundraiser approach with their reusable bags and bottles that are made with recycled materials.
Some schools want to address particular concerns; various parents now have concerns about BPA, a chemical used in some plastics that studies are linking to health problems. Luckily, school fundraiser companies like Mixed Bag Designs also seek to align with these goals. Their tumblers and collapsible bottles are lead, phthalate, and BPA free.