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 […]
Stainless steel fry pans are a very good option when looking to cook avoiding plastic and toxins. Teflon-free, they are long-lasting and multi-use. You can use them to roast as well as to fry or even to cook more saucy dishes, such as vegetable ratatouille.
Below, we give you some tips about how best to […]
One of the best alternative to plastic food wrap is named beeswax food wraps. They are made of cotton coated with bee wax ( or vegetal wax in its vegan version) that can be used as a reusable, healthy and zero-waste alternative to plastic wraps and to aluminium foil . You can use it directly on […]
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 […]
Cloth sanitary pads are a very good option when looking for a zero waste alternative to disposable pads. They are more environmentally friendly and in addition economical as you can reuse them for years. They are a healthier option too, as they help to reduce the risk of TSS (Toxic Shock Syndrome).
However, in order […]
At Sinplastico we try to offer alternatives and advice for those looking to live a zero waste lifestyle. Today we are sharing our recipe for how to make yoghurt without a yoghurt maker.
What is yoghurt?
Yoghurt is a dairy product made via the bacterial fermentation of milk. Fermentation of lactose (the sugar present in milk) […]
Soap from Marseille is one of our favourite zero waste products. Despite its simple formula, this is a multi-use product.
Be selective when choosing Marseille soap
There are many Marseille soap imitations. Therefore, it is very important to know exactly what it is and how to make an informed choice. There are only 4 companies that […]