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Guest Post! The Ultimate Guide to creating an Eco-friendly Business by Larry Waters

Green and Profitable: The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly Business and Marketing Plans In today's marketplace, consumers are increasingly informed and conscious of the environmental implications of their purchasing choices. As a result, businesses that align themselves with sustainable and eco-friendly practices are finding a competitive edge. This approach satisfies an ethical obligation to protect the environment and offers a unique value proposition that distinguishes your company in a crowded market. Entrepreneurs who embrace this transition stand to achieve commercial success and positively contribute to society. In this article, MNimalist provides a step-by-step guide on effectively incorporating a green approach into your business and marketing strategy. Reduce Your Business’s Carbon Footprint One of the cornerstones of an eco-friendly business is reducing...

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Better Together

  We were so grateful for the opportunity to partner with other local companies in efforts to help small business on Lake Street. The Better Together Campaign was a great success, and we want to thank all of you who helped us donate to this great cause.   With a strong final surge and some donation matching, Urban Ventures was able to surpass its goal of $100,000 in donations, ending the day at $136,872! 1,983 supporters donated to the campaign 15,504 people visited the Better Together landing page to learn more- this is equivalent to the population of Bemidji! 100% of the donations generated by this campaign will go directly to rebuilding efforts on Lake Street.  Read more on the details of how...

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100% of Profits in June to Causes supporting Justice in the Black Community

  We are saddened and angered by the the death of George Floyd, and the systemic history of racism and inequality in our state. We are also inspired and given hope by the great things our community is doing in response: peaceful protests, damage cleanup, food and monetary donations and working towards reform and demanding justice.We have added 4 new Causes to our donation options at checkout: Black Visions Collective, Reclaim the Block, We Love Lake Street and the Official George Floyd Memorial GoFundMe.Through the month of June, we will be donating 💯% of profits from orders that choose one of the above listed causes as their designated charity. If you do not need any MNimalist clothing at this time,...

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Save the USPS! And Save $ on a MNIMALIST Hat While You're At It.

We're doing a $10 hat promo in honor of the US Postal Service! During these challenging times, the importance of our front-line workers has become even more visible.  Many people are working hard to keep us safe and provide the services we need, including health care workers, grocery store employees, sanitation workers, farmers and delivery people like those employed by the United States Postal Service. Did you know the USPS delivers nearly 150 billion mail pieces annually?  That's about 47% of the world's mail!  We were inspired by Minneapolis artist, Mark Rivard, and his Postal Express Project, and wanted to do something similar to show our support for the USPS.  We rely on USPS for our business needs and understand what a...

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Spring Sale is On!

Even though we are all staying home, the signs of spring are all around us.  The sun has been sneaking through the clouds, the birds are chirping and the grass is even starting to turn green (sort of).  In honor of the change of seasons, we are doing a sale on all our Winter essentials!  As true Minnesotans, we know it can sometimes snow in April (nod to Prince there!), so you'll want to make sure you have some warm and comfy gear on hand.  Our sustainably manufactured sweatshirts, hoodies and long-sleeved t-shirts are all made from 100% recycled materials but are still incredibly soft and comfortable.  For a limited time, you can get them for 30% off with discount code...

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