If you want to do more green holiday shopping this year but are put off by high prices or just want to save money generally, take a look at BLINQ.com.
The company sells items that are new, open box, and refurbished at as much as 70% off the original retail price. Shipping is free and returns are easy. Plus, you will get an extra 10% off on your first order when you sign up for email.
BONUS: Because BLINQ sells open box and refurbished goods, it keeps thousands of pounds of products out of landfills. The company also plants a tree for every order placed. Since 2014, BLINQ has worked with Trees for the Future to plant over 150,000 trees.
→ organic baby clothes, baby carriers, & other baby stuff
→ solar and led lights
→ cast iron pots and pans free of Teflon
→ solar-charging back packs
→ organic olive oil
→ organic cotton pillows
MORE GREEN HOLIDAY SHOPPING SUGGESTIONS
Merkur Man’s 4″ Long Handled Safety Razor – Skip the battery-powered and electric shavers and return to a safety razor for an extra close shave. The long handle with a non-slip grip is particularly well designed for people with large hands, but it’s also good for hard-to-reach spots. This is marketed to men, but there’s no reason why women couldn’t use it either! Originally $37.00, but on sale at $24.19.
Organic Cotton Sheet Set – Organic cotton sheets can be expensive, but you’ll save almost $30 buying a set on blinq. They feature a 300 thread count so will feel quite luxurious. Their deep pockets mean they’ll fit even extra large mattresses. The set includes 1 flat sheet, 1 fitted sheet, and 2 standard pillow cases. BONUS: They can be washed in energy-saving cold water without bleach.
bumGenius One-Size Cloth Diaper – This 100% organic cotton diaper is a one-piece diaper with 6 layers of super absorbent, certified organic cotton and an ultra-trim fit. Its 3×3 snap down design adjusts to fit small medium and large sizes ranging approximately from 8 to 35 pounds. BONUS: It’s made in the U.S.A.
DeWalt 40-Piece Screwdriving Set – This might not seem like a “green” product at first blush. But with this many screwdrivers, you can repair almost anything! That means you’ll be able to fix things that break rather than throw them away. Plus, you’ll be able to handle many repairs yourself, sparing you the need to track down and pay a handyman. The original price on this set was $98.97. It’s on sale here for $37.59. What a bargain!
Portable Hand Crank Solar AM/FM NOAA Weather Radio with Cell Phone Charger & 3-LED Flashlight – This is a great radio to have on hand when you’re traveling or camping or during an emergency when you’ve lost power and you have no idea when it will be restored. It can be powered with solar,rechargeable batteries, and by crank. It reaches both AM and FM channels, as well as all 7 NOAA weather channels. It also features a standard USB port that can be used to charge cell phones and other USB-compatible portable devices.
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