With Spring in full swing and Summer just around the corner, we’ve put together a fun, refreshing outfit for the weekend getaway. We added a touch of our eco-friendly style with our hip weekender tote in flower swirl. Our eco-friendly totes arestylish, and are sure to go great with your Spring wardrobe for every occasion.
Mixed Bag Designs offers eco-friendly products and reusable bags so that we all can do our part to make the world a little cleaner and brighter, and we think we all owe it to our kids to offer them every opportunity for a healthy lifestyle. School administrators and teachers can do their part by creating a school environment that makes physical activity and outdoor fun a part of everyday education.
Here are some tips to make the school and classroom a little more green and get your students outside!
Use these tips from fundraising experts to ensure that you not only have a successful school fundraiser but that you have fun and get the most out of your experience. It’s easy using to put the “fun” back into fundraising, just follow some of these proven strategies!
1. Use traditional sales techniques – Have students and those involved with presenting your fundraising project come up with a good introduction about the cause and the benefit of the products instead of immediately asking someone to buy something. Students should remember to introduce themselves and their group and emphasize the goal of the fundraiser. Appearing professional and extending a small “thank you” goes a long way when fundraising.
2. Play up the incentives and prizes – Incentive prizes help motivate students and keep them focused on their goals. Make sure your students are motivated by the “right” prizes. In addition to any incentive prizes provided by the fundraising company, motivate students by awarding them with a pizza party or homework passes if they reach a goal or sell the most. Get input from the students on what prizes they would like to see and don’t worry, sometimes the best prizes are free! Continue reading →
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!
As a green fundraiser company that hopes to help schools across the country go green and implement healthier habits with our reusable bag fundraiser, we love hearing about other go-green and health-conscious initiatives. We think the health of students and their communities should come first, and we’re happy to share first lady Michelle Obama’s campaign, LetsMoveSchools.org, with everyone. The organization’s goal is to engage 50,000 students over the next 5 years.
Summer is here! Take advantage of the weekend and throw a picnic in the park or in your own backyard. Don’t forget your eco-friendly cooler by Mixed Bag Designsshown here in Navy Geo to keep your picnic fresh. For the ultimate picnic plan, here are a couple healthy recipes plus a cute picnic outfit in case you’re looking for inspiration. Enjoy! Happy Weekend!
Mother’s Day doesn’t have to involve buying expensive gifts; Moms love gifts made by their children and cherish them! Any of these craft projects can be hand-delivered by Mom’s little ones in a decorative reusable bag from Mixed Bag Designs. We have lots of Spring prints perfect for Mom, and it’s a gift she can use again and again! For those looking for some simple, thoughtful gifts that can be made at home, check out these top 5 DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas. Continue reading →
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.
Looking for a quick and easy way to celebrate Earth Day (other than buying a reusable bag, of course!)? Then take the Clinton Climate Quiz and test out your climate change knowledge. When you do, a tree will be planted in Haiti. Click here to take the quiz!