Responsible consumption

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

OUR TEAM’S TOP TIPS ON HOW TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS RESPONSIBLY

Have you ever stopped to think about the environmental impact of celebrating Christmas? No doubt you have. The truth is that just thinking about it is scary. All the Christmas lights in the streets, all the food going to waste and all the rubbish and emissions generated, thanks to the over the top need […]

A LIST OF JAW-DROPPINGLY GOOD PLASTIC-FREE PRESENTS THAT WILL LEAVE YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY AMAZED THIS CHRISTMAS

When the streets filled up with lights, you didn’t want to see it. When on your way to work, the shop windows were drowned in artificial snow, you looked away. But now, that Whatsapp is brimming with messages about get-togethers, work dinners and plans for the festive season, you have to come to terms […]

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 […]