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.
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!
Happy Mother’s Day Weekend!!! Check out this fun brunch outfit–Mixed Bag Designs style! We put this together for a fun day on the town. This Mother’s Day, go celebrate by taking your mom to brunch, or borrow this healthy chicken and chutney wrap recipe and pack it to go in one of our adorable lunch totes. It’s a versatile, eco-friendly solution for all your homemade meals on the go! Replace those plastic and paper bags with a stylish reusable tote that will save the environment and get tons of compliments!
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!
Travel doesn’t have to be a chore, dress up or down with your Mixed Bag DesignsTravel Bags. Remember the travel essentials but have a little fun and look your best, whether you’re traveling around the corner or around the World! You will want use this adorable two-pocket travel bag over and over, and it’s no wonder! The possibilities are endless when you tote around this stylish eco-friendly bag.
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.