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 […]

Cotton bags: advantages over plastic bags

One of the most simple first steps toward a more ecofriendly life is to start using cotton bags. Even if their conception and fabrication have an impact on the environment, the simple fact that we can reuse them and that they are made from a biodegradable material make them a much better option than […]

Let’s start the #ILivePlasticFree challenges!

A plastic free shower

Perhaps the bathroom is the place in the house where we accumulate more jars and containers: personal hygiene products, beauty articles, cosmetics, a first aid kit, or even medicines. And the great majority are made of plastic.
Since the range is so wide, today we want to focus on the shower. The list of accessories […]

Pretending Bisphenol A is safe

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), has just reviewed its position on Biphenol A, also known as BPA, and says there is no risk for consumers’ health, though they admit that “There is a lack of supporting data on dermal exposure – for example, how much BPA the body absorbs through skin by touching […]

4 February 2015|Categories: Sinplástico||0 Comments

Our Sinplástico shop opens!

After a hard but thrilling preparation work, we have finally opened our e-shop where you will find more than 400 sustanaible and plastic-free products.
Nearly without noticing it, plastics have been invading our homes and is now everywhere in our daily life. And we are very conscious that one of the best ways to reduce […]

Why ban plastic bags ?

In this post we want to bring out the recent news about plastic bag bannings. The lasts ones come from the State of California and from France and we would like to explain the why of these decisions.
On September 30, after a long and important citizen mobilization, the State of California banned plastic bags […]