Live Green

Often the frugal thing to do is also the more eco-friendly choice, too! Learn how to conserve resources (including your money) and how to to “live green” every day.

The Benefits of Buying Gently Used Goods

The idea of buying gently used or secondhand goods has been around for a long time, and many people have hopped on the bandwagon, openly purchasing not-new items. What some people might not know, however, is that there are many benefits that come with purchasing used goods! Not to mention, a growing number of stores–both brick and mortar and… Read More »

How to Go Green This Winter: 5 Practical Tips

Here at BLINQ, being green is more than just a part of our company mission – it’s something we live by! If you’ve ever wondered how to go green at home during the colder months, you’ve come to the right place. We reached out to our colleagues to see what they’ve been doing to go green at home this winter.… Read More »

Video: 3 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas

Everyone knows the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year! But you know what’s not so wonderful? All the paper waste that goes into gift wrapping each season. According to some really smart people at Stanford University, if each family in the United States wrapped just THREE gifts in recycled/reusable materials, we would save enough… Read More »

Improve Your Eco-Friendliness With These Green Tips!

Whether you’ve taken our Green Quiz, or simply want to improve your eco-friendliness, it’s important to know that small changes to your daily habits can make a big difference for the environment! We recently sat down with Ann from our sustainability team to rack her brain and learn about her favorite green tips. Check them out below and start… Read More »

Quiz: How Green Are You?

Have you ever wondered how green you really are? Maybe you go the extra mile to be kinder to our planet or maybe you’re well intentioned but never seem to find the recycling bin. No matter your current habits, knowing how green you are is the first step to upping up your game and positively contributing to a… Read More »

29 Powerful Quotes About Green Living

It’s never too late to get yourself psyched for living a more sustainable lifestyle, and some of the great minds in history have had plenty to say on the topic. We’ve compiled our favorites for your viewing pleasure and in hopes of spreading the green vibes; a list ranging from politicians and artists to environmental activists. “The more… Read More »

7 Tips to Live Green in the New Year

Some resolutions are harder to keep than others. Take mine for example: In 2016, I promised to train for a 10k, limit my Netflix consumption, and recommit to an eco-friendly lifestyle.  So far, my training schedule has only gone slightly more successfully – I’m no longer being lapped by power walkers at the track (hey, those ladies are… Read More »

9 Tips for a More Sustainable Christmas

As much as I love the month of December, the environmentalist in me can’t deny that the most wonderful time of year is also the most wasteful.  I’m not trying to be a Grinch, but this year, I’m determined to save some green (while also making this a Sustainable Christmas of course). Read my tips below to have a… Read More »

Treat Yourself to Open Box Items This Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching. You’ve secured presents for all the important people in your life while staying within your means. But what about getting yourself a little something? Your holiday budget might not allow for buying something brand new for yourself.  But does that little something really have to be new? Not necessarily! Buying open box items this… Read More »