Responsible consumption

Cotton ear buds, what are the alternatives?

The European Commission has a new plan to fight against plastic contamination, in which it suggests banning various products, one of which is the cotton ear bud (also known as the Q-tip).
It is true, that ear buds are one of the worst waste plastics when it comes to contaminating our oceans.

As a result, today […]

5 myths about plastic

Today we want to talk about the myths that surround plastic. Many things that are said about plastic are incorrect and therefore we have decided to clear up a few concepts.
1. The problem with plastic is purely a waste issue
The problem with plastic goes much further than the subject of what to do with […]

How to make home-made yoghurt without a yoghurt maker!

At Sinplastico we try to offer alternatives and advice for those looking to live a zero waste lifestyle. Today we are sharing our recipe for how to make yoghurt without a yoghurt maker.

What is yoghurt?
Yoghurt is a dairy product made via the bacterial fermentation of milk. Fermentation of lactose (the sugar present in milk) […]

International straw free day

Join us in celebrating International Straw-free Day on February 3rd
The goal is to raise public awareness regarding plastic pollution. The drinking straw is a product that represents our use and throwaway culture and our addiction to plastic.

Did you know…?

According to various scientific studies, plastic drinking straws are one of the top 10 waste products […]

Christmas: 3 Zero Waste Gift Ideas

The Christmas season is a time to celebrate and to get together with our families. A time for shopping, presents, eating and indulgences and it is easy to forget the planet and our environmental commitments. However, as people aware and convinced of the need to change our habits towards a zero waste lifestyle, we […]

How to choose an eco-friendly toothbrush.

One product we use every day and that is nearly always made of plastic is our toothbrush. Conventional plastic toothbrushes weigh around 18 grams. On average, we each use approximately 300 toothbrushes during our lifetime. This means, that each of us throws away 5 kilos of plastic into the rubbish, which then ends up […]

Take care of the ocean: use stainless steel drinking straws

Milkshakes, smoothies and cocktails are very fun to drink with a straw.  But did you know that plastic straws make the top 10 list of litter items that we can find when we do beach cleanup? One of the best way to reduce your plastic footprint is to avoid using plastic drinking straws and […]

Organic products: benefits for our health

Is there anything more important than having a good health? No. And a good way to live a healthy life is to consume green products. There is no doubt that our food is essential to our organism and the king of food we choose is directly related to our health. That is why, eating […]