Environment

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 […]

Do you want to reduce your environmental footprint? This week is the perfect time to get started.

For the first time we want to open the doors (even online) of our office-warehouse, so you know how we work every day at Sinplástico to reduce our footprint. We want to show you how we take care of the planet, so that you can be inspired and encouraged to do the same in […]

PLASTIC RECYCLING IS A LIE

We have to tell you even though its hard to read – recycling is a fantasy.

The intention is good because recycling certain materials such as paper, glass or stainless steel works well, although, with extra energy costs for the planet that aren´t always mentioned.

Governments and companies have been telling you for years to […]

ARE PAPER BAGS GREENER THAN THEIR PLASTIC COUNTERPARTS?

This is what you are thinking about when the person at the checkout asks you whether you would like bags. And you, as you have been living plastic-free for a while, look around, grab a paper one and smile with relief. Another plastic-free day for the tally.
But, have you ever asked yourself if choosing […]

FOUR ALTERNATIVES FOR FREEZING YOUR FOOD PLASTIC-FREE

Is your freezer a plastic-free zone? Or is it resisting? Are tupperware lids and plastic bags sneaking in, because you are still not convinced of the alternatives for freezing your food?

Reducing plastic at the time of purchase is relatively simple. You just have to be prepared with a few fabric bags, a couple of […]

THIS YEAR WE ARE DOING THINGS A LITTLE DIFFERENTLY, SOMETHING BETTER THAN A SALE. WE COLABORATE WITH SURFRIDER FOUNDATION!

At SinPlástico we have decided to break away from the traditional January sales. We are doing this for a specific reason. We do not want you to buy products just because they are cheap, that perhaps in reality you don’t even need. Even if the products are ours.

The annual sales support a fast moving […]