Tag Archives: sustainability

8 Awesome Things that Happened to Our Planet this Year

We’re not going to sugarcoat things: our environment needs help… a lot of it. Plastic is overwhelming oceans, landfills are reaching max capacity, more species are going extinct, and climate change is becoming more severe just to mention a handful of the most pressing environmental concerns that constantly fill the news. That being said, environmental news isn’t all… Read More »

Eco-Friendly Upgrades: Tips on What You Can Do from a Sustainability Expert

Hi everyone! I am Meagan, BLINQ’s Sustainability Manager. As I am sure you might know, we at BLINQ really care about our environment and my job here is to make sure that our brand is doing all that we can to have a positive impact on our environment— and doing it properly, no less. April is Earth Month… Read More »

You Use More Plastic in a Day Than You Think

When most people hear the words “single-use plastic,” they think of water bottles and straws. Unfortunately, we use much more plastic on a daily basis. We are a culture of convenience—literally anything and everything can be delivered to our doorstep in 24-48 hours. What comes with convenience is a ton of single-use and plastic packaging that can easily… Read More »

What You Can Do This Month in Honor of Earth Day

Here at BLINQ, April is our favorite time of year because it’s Earth Month! Earth Month is a celebration to honor our beautiful planet and to support healthy environmental practices. There are many ways to get involved and do your part this Earth Month before Earth Day on April 22 and we’ve gathered some of our favorites for… Read More »

Get Your Garden Ready for Spring: Composting 101

Spring is here! To help you get ready for the season, we’re going to break down the art of composting. So what is composting anyway? We’re glad you asked! Many of you have heard of composting and may think it’s just a pile of dirt that people have in a bin or in their backyard. That’s true. Compost… Read More »

Benefits of Winter Produce: Your Guide to Shopping & Cooking Seasonally

Winter produce needs more appreciation. We’re here to provide it! One of the easiest ways to lead a more sustainable lifestyle is to buy in-season produce—  bonus points if it’s local! When you go to any regular grocery store, the vast majority of the produce that you see is actually out-of-season and, is therefore, also imported. Many people… Read More »