Responsible consumption

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 […]

IS SILICONE BIODEGRADABLE? ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ON THIS TOPIC ANSWERED IN ONE SINGLE POST

Of all the materials available for avoiding the use of plastic on a daily basis, the most similar would be silicone.

Silicone is a flexible and durable material made up of silicon, oxygen and hydrogen atoms. This makes it a perfect alternative to plastic for use in dummies/pacifiers, bottle teats and female personal products such […]

SYNTHETIC MICROFIBRES: PLASTIC THAT IS HIDDEN IN YOUR CLOTHES

Whilst reading this blog, most likely you are wearing plastic. Yes, that’s what I said. There is plastic hiding in your clothes. If you don’t believe me and if your up for it, let’s do a test. First, you might have to stretch yourself into an unusual position to be able to read the […]

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 […]

GREEN FRIDAY, SUSTAINABLE COMSUMPTION DAY!

This Friday support Green Friday!

This idea came about as an alternative to Black Friday, a period of compulsive buying that originated in the US. The goal of this initiative is to make the most of the last Friday in November to buy things at a reduced price. The reality is, that Black Friday is […]

20 November 2018|Categories: About us, Events, Responsible consumption||0 Comments

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 […]

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) […]