Waste

TIPS FOR A PLASTIC-FREE HOME CLEANING

Cleaning is one of the most plastic consuming activities. The packaging of cleaning products, disposable wipes, synthetic sponges or brushes fulfill our homes with plastic that can be easily avoided following these simple tips:

First, ask yourself whether you really need the product you are going to buy.
Much of the marketing of cleaning products […]

REASONS AND TIPS TO SAY GOODBYE TO BOTTLED WATER

Every year 89 billions of plastic water bottles are consumed around the world, 40% of them in Europe.
In this post, we want to share with you 4 good reasons to stop buying bottled water and some tips to avoid it.

Why do we advise not to drink bottled water?

Bottled water has a huge impact […]

The Johnson family: a zero waste life is posible

In Europe, the average of waste production for a family is about 2 tonnes a year. Knowing that only 25% of this waste is recycled, we can imagine the impact on environment, health and economy. That is why, the statement that the best way to manage waste is not producing it, is, nowadays more […]

THE MENSTRUAL CUP: ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVE TO TAMPONS AND PADS

Have you ever stopped to think about the amount of sanitary towels and tampons used by a woman throughout her life?, do you know how long it takes to decompose one of these pads?, or what chemicals have tampons and pads to make them be so white, so “odourless”?
As you may have calculated the […]

Why live a plastic-free life?

Here we are, out in the ocean and we are truly grateful for the warm welcome given to our initiative.
In this post we would like to explain to you the reasons to set Sinplástico up, and to clarify some basic concepts about the harm plastic causes.
As we said in our first post, we do […]

Once upon a time there was an austrian family…

We are not the first to realize about the problems plastic causes. In fact, we are glad to embrace many other initiatives which promote similar values.
The first initiative we want to present you in this blog is probably one of the most widely-known:. It is Sandra Kreutwaschl’s, a physiotherapist who lives with her family […]