The truth about plastic

IDENTIFYING THE PLASTIC YOU EAT (AND HOW TO AVOID IT)

“How was the PET you ate for breakfast?”, “I would add a little polyethylene to this recipe”, “ This restaurant is famous for its Styrofoam, it’s to die for!”

Can you imagine how you life would be if you ate plastic?

It doesn’t sound very appetising, right? Well, you’re not going to like us telling you […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 #PLASTICPOLLUTION CAMPAINS WE LIKE

When we opened our plastic-free shop, we knew our project where a little original not to say bizarre to a lot of people here in Europe.
Our aim was to explain that live without plastic is possible and necessary to change the present consumption model in place, and we also insisted that our project was […]