Jack Johnson’s Top 10 Plastic Free Tips

At Mixed Bag Designs, we continuously support lasting change within our communities. We want to help support organizations like the Johnson Ohana Foundation, San Onofre Parks Foundation and other nonprofits in their efforts to reduce our plastic footprint. Our eco-friendly bags and company values align with the Johnson Ohana Foundation, particularly the All at Once action network... Continue Reading →

Healthy Litterless School Lunch Ideas

Forget brown bag school lunches, and pass on the unhealthy cafeteria food! This blog will show you top school lunch products and also great kid-approved lunch ideas. In a day where we know how bad plastic pollution is for our world, Mixed Bag Designs has come up with eco-friendly products for your daily lives.

Top 5 Reasons Your Reusable Bag Makes a Difference

Mixed Bag Designs is excited to be part of so many great school fundraisers, and we are so happy that we can do our part to go green and help the environment. Our fundraising catalog features lots of cute reusable shopping bags and everyday reusable totes for errand running, and there are lots of great reasons to go reusable instead of grabbing those disposable bags next time you head to the grocery store or neighborhood market. Here are 5 great reasons to consider bringing reusable bags next time you shop:

Creative Classroom Supply Swaps from NEA Today

NEA Today offers exclusive tips for teachers on saving money in the classroom. Use these top tips for classroom supply budgets to save money this Fall and have a successful classroom! These tips will save some money and inspire any school teacher!

Summer Student Volunteer Ideas

School is out, and many students will have extra time on their hands without all the homework and fundraisers that comes with each school year. Volunteering a few days a week is a great way to keep active in the community, make new friends and network, and feel good about giving back to society.

New York City Goes Green with New Hills Park

Learn more about the new green initiative in New York City with Google executive Eric Schmidt funding the Hills, a new park planned for Governor's Island. Mixed Bag Designs loves to share green living news and updates - get more on our blog!

Summer Home Remodel Tips: Go Green!

Since Summer is a a popular time for home renovations and remodeling projects, we wanted to share some tips on using environmentally friendly building materials and supplies. Even if you decide to use a contractor, using materials listed here is a great way to do your part to protect the environment and lessen the carbon footprint.

Students Celebrate Silver Eco Award

We love to celebrate diversity within the effort to go green all around the world. Congratulations to the students at Ashurst Wood Primary School in the United Kingdom, who recently won a Silver Eco Award for their school-wide effort to make a positive change and protect the environment.

Going Green: A Balancing Act

Sometimes, even those of us most determined to make positive life changes like going green and living more simply find it difficult to keep it together and not get lost in the shuffle of other summer obligations. Here are some great tips to keep in mind when you’re struggling to make your life a little greener amid the chaos.

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