Responsible consumption

IS IT MORE ECO-FRIENDLY TO SHOP ONLINE THAN IN THE PHYSICAL HIGHT STREET STORES? WE ARE HERE TO CLEAR UP YOUR DOUBTS

Christmas season is now in full swing and therefore it is also that time of year when we consume the most.

Although we know you make a big effort to buy responsibly, we also believe that the lack of information sometimes makes you doubt yourself: Is it better to buy something that is eco-friendly but […]

ZERO WASTE CHRISTMAS: PLASTIC-FREE DECORATIONS & PRESENTS TIPS FOR A GREENER FESTIVE SEASON

Bags, glitter, plastic trees, tinsel, artificial wreaths, imitation holly, plastic toys, wrapping…No doubt it’s not the first time you’ve thought: Since when has Christmas turned into a plastic fest?

We are sure that you do not want plastic invading your house over the holidays.

So, we have gotten to work with our latest post and want […]

THIS BLACK FRIDAY WE ARE CLOSING DUE TO THE FAILURE OF THE CONSUMERISM

“ Error message. Failure due to consumerist culture.”
We believe that this is the message that should be appearing in every shopping centre on Black Friday.

Therefore, this is what will be on our website on that day.

But before you ask us why, we would like to explain the reasons behind this decision and show you […]

PARENTS, CARERS AND TEACHERS: ZERO WASTE SCHOOL SUPPLIES? YES – IT IS POSSIBLE.

Book covers, school supplies wrapped in plastic, new clothes in single-use bags, plastic lunch boxes….Back to school generates a lot of plastic waste. But is it possible to turn your school into a zero waste champion?

We have some good news: Yes.

The truth is that you as a parent, carer or teacher, have an enormous […]

THE TRUE COST OF PLASTIC: IT STARTS CHEAP – ENDS UP COSTING THE EARTH

At first glance, plastic seems like the perfect material: its malleable, resistant and economical – very economical.

Depending on the type of plastic, a kilo of virgin raw material costs pennies and its much cheaper to produce new products than recycling old ones. That´s why manufacturers doggedly use it and why we consumers devour it […]

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 […]

DO YOU WANT TO REDUCE YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT? THIS WEEK IS THE PERFECT TIME TO GET STARTED.

For the first time we want to open the doors (even online) of our office-warehouse, so you know how we work every day at Sinplástico to reduce our footprint. We want to show you how we take care of the planet, so that you can be inspired and encouraged to do the same in […]