Inside BLINQ HQ on Giving Tuesday

In honor of #GivingTuesday, we’re giving you a behind-the-scenes look at how BLINQ organized a Give Back Box donation drive, and how you can too — any day of the year. To kick off the giving season, we teamed up with our partner, Give Back Box, to collect donations from across the BLINQ team. Over the course of… Read More »

5 Creative Ways to Recycle Old Clothes

I have clothes in my closet that I have been carting around since probably middle school (I’ll never let you go, jean jacket!). I like to try to get as much wear out of my clothing as possible, so I’m always on the lookout for new ways to make clothes last longer. But every now and then, there… Read More »

How to Find the Perfect Halloween Dog Costume

Halloween is right around the corner, y’all! Here at BLINQ, we love getting into the holiday spirit by finding the most funny and unique costumes — some people even flaunt theirs around the office! But my very favorite part of the season has to be finding an adorable costume for my dog. There are just so many great… Read More »

The Ultimate Tailgating Essentials List

At last! Football season is finally upon us. Of course, with football season comes tailgating season. Tailgating is the quintessential American tradition of arriving to the stadium hours before the game starts for the purpose of grilling, drinking, playing lawn games, and enjoying the company of friends and family before the big game. But before you hit the… Read More »

Infographic: The Surprising Value of Shopping Sustainably

Recently, BLINQ conducted a survey of 1,079 online shoppers to better understand sustainable shopping trends in the U.S. What we found is that shoppers are starting to pay real attention to retailers’ commitment to sustainability. The best news is, there’s surprising value in shopping sustainably! Check out what we learned below, and find out how you can take… Read More »

6 Family Staycation Ideas to Try This Fall

There’s no better way to make lasting memories than with a family vacation. However once school starts up and everyone’s schedules become busier, it can be hard to take time for a true family vacation. Instead, why not try a family staycation? Staycations are every bit as fun and memorable, but a little (or a lot) more friendly… Read More »

5 Ways to Teach Kids About Sustainability

Sustainability can be a complicated subject, and a difficult topic for kids to understand. If your kids’ eyes glaze over every time you try to scientifically explain the environmental impacts of carbon emissions, we’ve got five fun, hands-on tips to teach kids about sustainability! Trash, Compost or Recycle? Color-coded bins for trash, compost and recycling make it easy… Read More »

Home Repair: When to DIY and When to Call a Pro

I have been on my own for a while now, and I pride myself on being able to do the dirty work when it comes to home repair and maintenance. Do-it-yourself, or DIY, home improvement projects can seem overwhelming but there’s nothing you can’t learn by watching a YouTube video these days! However, before you start envisioning yourself as… Read More »