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 … Continue reading “FIVE REFRESHING RECIPES FOR A ZERO WASTE SUMMER”
Category: Live without plastic
THE TRUE COST OF PLASTIC: ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO FIGHT IT
As we know this month is Plastic Free July and in our last posts we looked at two of the biggest problems of plastic: Economic cost of Plastic and The Dangers of plastic for Children. To end this series of articles we wanted to show you (yes, you!), how much you can do, to make … Continue reading “THE TRUE COST OF PLASTIC: ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO FIGHT IT”
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 … Continue reading “THE PERFECT BOOK TO RAISE YOUR CHILDREN´S PLASTIC AWARENESS.”
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 … Continue reading “TIPS TO REDUCE YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT DURING THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS”
SAY GOODBYE CHEMICALS! FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE NATURAL DEODORANT BEST SUITED TO YOUR NEEDS
There are some products that are personal, very personal. These are the ones that you deliberate over for a long time before you buy them, because you don’t want to make the wrong decision. The ones that you need to feel 100% happy with every day. One of these products is deodorant. The last thing … Continue reading “SAY GOODBYE CHEMICALS! FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE NATURAL DEODORANT BEST SUITED TO YOUR NEEDS”
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 … Continue reading “ARE PAPER BAGS GREENER THAN THEIR PLASTIC COUNTERPARTS?”
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 … Continue reading “FOUR ALTERNATIVES FOR FREEZING YOUR FOOD PLASTIC-FREE”
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 … Continue reading “IS SILICONE BIODEGRADABLE? ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ON THIS TOPIC ANSWERED IN ONE SINGLE POST”