Fall 2017 Collection – Now Online!

FallCollectinoSay Goodbye to Spring and Hello to our new Fall 2017 Collection. Now available online. Shop by category, sort by name or sort by price and discover all the latest totes, reusable bags, accessories, kitchen tools, bakeware plus more. With over 240 new items in a huge assortment of new prints and sizes; there’s something for everyone.

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California Banned Plastic Bags – Time to Bring Your Mixed Bags!

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California made history November 8, 2016 by becoming the first state to officially ban single-use plastic bags. By removing plastic bags from the equation, it will help reduce litter, cleanup costs and save our natural resources. 25 million plastic bags are polluted in California every day. Make it a habit and B.Y.M.B. – that is, Bring Your Mixed Bag – every time you go out. The benefits are in the bag and you don’t have to live in California to start!

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Remembering to bring your own reusable bag will definitely take some time getting use to. For now, here are a few easy tips you can do to help you remember:

– Keep one in your purse or backpack at all times

– Hang a few on the coat rack, front closet or by the front door

– Keep bags in the front seat or trunk of your car

– Stash a few bags in your office

Avoid the 10 cent charge by bringing a mixed bag with you to the grocery store, errands and everywhere in between. We have a variety of patterns and sizes to choose from so you can shop in style and save the planet all at the same time. Perfect for the on-the-go, eco-friendly shopper.

With the holidays around the corner, ’tis the season to go green. Our foldable grocery bags make great stocking stuffers. Start shopping our collection of reusable bags today and don’t forget to reduce, reuse and re-cute!

Early Birds Catch Big Rewards

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The best time to start a fundraiser is NOW! And with Early Bird bonuses this big, you won’t want them to fly by. See what bonuses you can score when you sign up for a catalog fundraiser before May 31st.

Elementary, K-12 & Middle Schools
Sign up by May 31st…
For a Fall 2016 Catalog Fundraiser and qualify for $200 in gift cards PLUS 10 free teacher bags. Plus, START your Fall fundraiser by September 30 and you’ll also receive a FREE five bag display!
– For a Spring 2016 Catalog Fundraiser and qualify for a FREE 5 piece beach set when you meet your sales goals

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Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! Tips from Mixed Bag Designs.

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Go green and save green with the 3 R’s of the environment: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Each one as important as the next when it comes to cutting down waste. By incorporating these 3 key essentials you can help your community and the environment by saving money, energy and natural resources. Make Earth Day every day with these simple tips. Continue reading

5 Raising Money Ideas for Spring Fundraisers

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How do you differentiate your worthy cause, with so many events and fundraisers out there? You may have difficulty meeting your goals for funds. If you are in need of raising money ideas for your school or organization, you are not alone. Here are 5 tips from Mixed Bag Designs to greatly increase your chances for success:

  1. Stop Asking for Money

It is not easy asking others to dig into their pockets and make donations. In fact, you may feel a bit uneasy about this and it may seem too much like begging. This is why you should consider selling products which people can use. It is so much easier to utilize catalogs of handy products that consumers can use around the home. When donors receive something of value in return for a donation, they are more likely to make a purchase. With fundraising products, your raising money ideas are solved!

  1. Pick a Special Day or Holiday

Are you looking for a particular theme for your event or promotion? Consider Valentine’s Day, Easter or St. Patrick’s Day. In fact, St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect theme when you plan to sell eco-friendly (also known as “green”) products. You can offer a wide range of eco-friendly fundraising products like reusable bags and storage bins made of partially-recycled plastic. No matter what color they are, they all fit into the St. Patrick’s Day theme.

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Our Top 5 Back-to-School Essentials!

Mixed Bag Designs back to school productsIf your lengthy back-to-school shopping list has you lost and in a daze, not to worry, Mixed Bag Designs has got you covered! Check out our top 5 products from both our Bags & Accessories Catalog, as well as our Kitchen & Home collection! Continue reading

The Perfect School Lunch

Mixed Bag Designs Litterless LunchReady or not, it’s about time to start preparing for back to school! Mixed Bag Designs has a huge selection of great products to make lunchtime at school a breeze. Continue reading