Get Started on Your Zero Waste Journey!

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There is no better time to start your zero waste journey than right now. For those of you who are considering making this lifestyle change, we have put together a list of Zero Waste Resources to get you started. Here you will find some blogs to follow, and tips to help you make the necessary changes. Zero waste doesn’t mean you can’t live a beautiful, full life. It just means you … Read More

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

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Earth Day is this Saturday, and many people are still wondering what they can do to celebrate. For those of you who are unsure, I have compiled a list of 10 things you can do in honor of our Mother Earth. Give your car a break If your normal routine involves driving your car to get you wherever you need to be, try something different this Earth Day … Read More

Zero-Waste Easter Ideas

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Easter is well known to be a day filled with brunches, spring flowers and warmer weather. It also a day that is filled with plastic, plastic and more plastic. Everything from the Easter egg hunts, to the baskets usually contain a crazy amount of waste. If you are looking to have a “greener” Easter this year, we have come up with some tips to help you out!   … Read More

The First Day of Spring

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The first day of Spring has sprung! It has been a beautiful day in Duluth. We reached 50 degrees and there wasn’t a single cloud in the sky. It was the perfect day to pick up some trash along Lake Superior. During my clean up today, I found everything from plastic water bottles, to popped balloons and even single-use floss sticks (which are so wasteful! They use a … Read More

Change in Subscription Frequency

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Dear MiNNBOX Subscribers, As a young, evolving company, we’re still figuring out what works best!  For many reasons, we have decided to make a significant change to our subscription structure starting April 1, 2017.  We will be moving all of our monthly subscribers to a quarterly subscription schedule.  That means you will receive one MiNNBOX every: April  July  October January  Existing subscribers will be grandfathered in at their same price: $35.00/quarter (to be … Read More

Halfway Point

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It’s already February 15th and you know what that means? There is only a couple more weeks before the next set of subscription boxes will be sent out. It is also an exciting time of the month because we have just finalized the last product that will be included in the box and we cannot wait to share them with you! One of the best parts about finalizing … Read More

One Month at MiNNBOX

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Hey guys! My name is Devin Lenzmeier and I am the new General Manager of MiNNBOX. If you didn’t see the introductory post that was shared about me, I decided to share a little about myself and what it has been like working for this amazing company for one month (I can’t believe its already been a month!!). I recently graduated with a degree in marketing at the University … Read More

The MiNNBOX Extra

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MiNNBOX extras are meant as lifestyle items to help customers reduce reliance on everyday single-use plastics. In the past we’ve included products like bamboo toothbrushes, stainless-steel straws, and other similar items. If we can’t find a Minnesota maker for these, we are forced to look elsewhere. These are items that, unfortunately, are not always found in the US either in whole or in part. The bamboo toothbrushes, for … Read More

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