ANIMALS ARE THE FIRST VICTIMS OF PLASTIC POLLUTION

Thousands of kilometres from civilisation, on a remote island in the North Pacific, there are thousands of Albatros chicks suffering due to the extreme speed at which we consume more and more stuff.

On the Midway coast, an isolated and wild place far from anywhere, where nearly no humans go, but where tonnes of our […]

ZERO WASTE OFFICE: TRICKS TO STOP GENERATING WASTE AT WORK

Whether you´re an employee or run your own company – we all know that at work we generate a lot of waste. Zero waste office´s are rare.

The good news is that you can do it by implementing these tricks to reduce your waste at work.

Tricks to be zero waste at work:

Food & Drinks:

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15 September 2019|Categories: Vivir Sinplástico|Tags: |0 Comments

PARENTS, CARERS AND TEACHERS: ZERO WASTE SCHOOL SUPPLIES? YES – IT IS POSSIBLE.

Book covers, school supplies wrapped in plastic, new clothes in single-use bags, plastic lunch boxes….Back to school generates a lot of plastic waste. But is it possible to turn your school into a zero waste champion?

We have some good news: Yes.

The truth is that you as a parent, carer or teacher, have an enormous […]

FIVE REFRESHING RECIPES FOR A ZERO WASTE SUMMER

August. Just saying the word makes you feel hot, right? Its at this point in the summer where temperatures reach their peak and when you get home the only thing you´re looking for is shade and cold liquid.

Thats why we´ve prepared a selection of zero waste recipes for you to stop sweating and cool […]

THE TRUE COST OF PLASTIC: ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO FIGHT IT

As we know this month is Plastic Free July and in our last posts we looked at two of the biggest problems of plastic: Economic cost of Plastic and The Dangers of plastic for Children.
To end this series of articles we wanted to show you (yes, you!), how much you can do, to make […]

THE PERFECT BOOK TO RAISE YOUR CHILDREN´S PLASTIC AWARENESS.

How much plastic do you think your children consume? Yes, its a real question. What comes into your head – 1 gram a week? 3?According to a Newcastle University study for WWF, at least 5 grams a week. The equivalent of four credit cards per month!!
Its PlasticFreeJuly and in last weeks blog we talked […]

THE TRUE COST OF PLASTIC: IT STARTS CHEAP – ENDS UP COSTING THE EARTH

At first glance, plastic seems like the perfect material: its malleable, resistant and economical – very economical.

Depending on the type of plastic, a kilo of virgin raw material costs pennies and its much cheaper to produce new products than recycling old ones. That´s why manufacturers doggedly use it and why we consumers devour it […]

IS THE IDEA OF A ZERO WASTE FAMILY HOLIDAY CRAZY OR ADVENTUROUS?

End of school year function? Tick. Summer holiday camp? Tick. Booked in at the kids’ favourite camp-site? Tick. Zero waste essentials for enjoying the whole summer without any plastic? Ummmmm…. Fail!

This is what is going through the minds of many of us at the moment. Summer is on its way and with it come […]