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 … Continue reading “HOW TO USE YOUR BINCHOTAN WATER FILTER”
Category: Zerowaste kitchen
HOW TO MAKE HOME-MADE YOGHURT WITHOUT A YOGHURT MAKER!
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 … Continue reading “HOW TO MAKE HOME-MADE YOGHURT WITHOUT A YOGHURT MAKER!”
INTERNATIONAL STRAW FREE DAY
Join us in celebrating International Straw-free Day on February 3rd The goal is to raise public awareness regarding plastic pollution. The drinking straw is a product that represents our use and throwaway culture and our addiction to plastic. Did you know…? According to various scientific studies, plastic drinking straws are one of the top 10 … Continue reading “INTERNATIONAL STRAW FREE DAY”
HOW TO MAKE NUT MILK WITH A NUT MILK BAG
What are plant-based drinks? These are juices or shakes made from plant-based products (cereals, legumes, nuts and seeds). There is a great variety of plant-based drinks that can be made from soy, almonds, walnuts, sesame seeds, quinoa, rice, sunflower seeds, oats, hazelnuts, chufa… Plant-based drinks are much sweeter and more liquid than dairy milk, and … Continue reading “HOW TO MAKE NUT MILK WITH A NUT MILK BAG”
ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVES TO PLASTIC SCOURERS
Scourers are one of those daily items that are now being made from plastic. This type of scourer poses 3 significant problems for the environment: Firstly, they come over-packaged in plastic; secondly, when it is time to change them, they are not recyclable and they turn into waste that ends up in an incinerator or … Continue reading “ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVES TO PLASTIC SCOURERS”
TAKE CARE OF THE OCEAN: USE STAINLESS STEEL DRINKING STRAWS
Milkshakes, smoothies and cocktails are very fun to drink with a straw. But did you know that plastic straws make the top 10 list of litter items that we can find when we do beach cleanup? One of the best way to reduce your plastic footprint is to avoid using plastic drinking straws and the … Continue reading “TAKE CARE OF THE OCEAN: USE STAINLESS STEEL DRINKING STRAWS”
ORGANIC PRODUCTS: BENEFITS FOR OUR HEALTH
Is there anything more important than having a good health? No. And a good way to live a healthy life is to consume green products. There is no doubt that our food is essential to our organism and the king of food we choose is directly related to our health. That is why, eating organic … Continue reading “ORGANIC PRODUCTS: BENEFITS FOR OUR HEALTH”
BE CAREFUL WITH DISPOSABLE FOOD TRAYS
They are everywhere. We have been invaded and colonized. There is not a worthy supermarket without them: fresh food such as meat, fish, and even fruit and vegetables, or ready-made food come in polystyrene food trays.