Reduce plastic

THE PERFECT BOOK TO RAISE YOUR CHILDREN´S PLASTIC AWARENESS.

How much plastic do you think your children consume? Yes, its a real question. What comes into your head – 1 gram a week? 3?According to a Newcastle University study for WWF, at least 5 grams a week. The equivalent of four credit cards per month!!
Its PlasticFreeJuly and in last weeks blog we talked […]

IS THE IDEA OF A ZERO WASTE FAMILY HOLIDAY CRAZY OR ADVENTUROUS?

End of school year function? Tick. Summer holiday camp? Tick. Booked in at the kids’ favourite camp-site? Tick. Zero waste essentials for enjoying the whole summer without any plastic? Ummmmm…. Fail!

This is what is going through the minds of many of us at the moment. Summer is on its way and with it come […]

TIPS TO REDUCE YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT DURING THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS

We´re all eager to go on vacation whether you like the sun and sand, exploring nature or discovering new places, cultures and people…We love it, right?

At Sinplástico we want to challenge all you holiday makers….

Do you dare to take a Zero Waste vacation?
Follow our guide and tips to organise your adventures in a sustainable […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 water for […]