Zerowaste kitchen

FIVE REFRESHING RECIPES FOR A ZERO WASTE SUMMER

August. Just saying the word makes you feel hot, right? Its at this point in the summer where temperatures reach their peak and when you get home the only thing you´re looking for is shade and cold liquid.

Thats why we´ve prepared a selection of zero waste recipes for you to stop sweating and cool […]

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 […]

DO YOU WANT TO LIVE PLASTIC-FREE? STRAWS ARE THE PERFECT PLACE TO START

Everyone who has made the transition to a plastic-free lifestyle knows, that taking the first step is the hardest part. You have decided you want to live more sustainably, you have seen how others do it, but the change seems so extreme and important that you freeze and don’t know where to start.

Therefore, we […]

USE AND CARE TIPS OF STAINLESS STEEL FRY PANS

Stainless steel fry pans are a very good option when looking to cook avoiding plastic and toxins. Teflon-free, they are long-lasting and multi-use. You can use them to roast as well as to fry or even to cook more saucy dishes, such as vegetable ratatouille.
Below, we give you some tips about how best to […]

USE TIPS FOR BEESWAX REUSABLE FOOD WRAPS

One of the best alternative to plastic food wrap is named beeswax food wraps. They are made of cotton coated with bee wax ( or vegetal wax in its vegan version) that can be used as a reusable, healthy and zero-waste alternative to plastic wraps and to aluminium foil . You can use it directly on […]

HOW TO USE YOUR BINCHOTAN WATER FILTER

The Binchotan charcoal filter offers the most effective and environmentally friendly way to purify and mineralise water. Here are a few tips on how to use it.:
Before first use:

Wash the Binchotan charcoal under the tap, brushing it gently to remove any leftover dust, ash or soot.
Boil the charcoal in a saucepan of […]

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 […]