THIS IS HOW MENSTRUAL PADS AND TAMPONS CAN AFFECT OUR HEALTH

No doubt you have read about the environmental damage done by disposable pads and tampons, and of course by single use wet wipes. It’s likely that you don’t know about the enormous impact these products have on the health of those of us who use them. This is why, we have decided to talk about … Continue reading “THIS IS HOW MENSTRUAL PADS AND TAMPONS CAN AFFECT OUR HEALTH”

HOW TO CREATE TO MORE SUSTAINABLE WARDROBE, WITH LAURA OPAZO

Laura Opazo educates the wider public about sustainable fashion, she is also the host of the channel Dcasa, she collaborates across different media, she is the author of the book “Armario sostenible” (Sustainable Wardrobe in English) and an Instagramer https://www.instagram.com/laura_opazo/ As we know that environmentally respectful fashion is something that interests you, here at Sinplástico … Continue reading “HOW TO CREATE TO MORE SUSTAINABLE WARDROBE, WITH LAURA OPAZO”

IS BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC REALLY A VIABLE OPTION? THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT SUPPOSEDLY ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING

Does biodegradable plastic really exist? Are there some plastics that can breakdown in the compost? Why does everything, even organic food, come wrapped in plastic? Who benefits from packaging? There are some questions that we at Sinplástico receive every month and they often relate to packaging. So, we thought that the best thing to do … Continue reading “IS BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC REALLY A VIABLE OPTION? THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT SUPPOSEDLY ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING”

THIS FAMILY FROM MAJORCA, SPAIN ONLY TAKES OUT THEIR PLASTIC RUBBISH BIN EVERY FEW WEEKS: THIS IS HOW THEY ACHIEVED THIS

This post is part of the “Real plastic-free homes” series, in which we show you how normal people, like you and us, reduce their plastic use. We do so by showing you their achievements, their mistakes, the effort they have made along the way and the lessons they have learnt along the way. Without judgement … Continue reading “THIS FAMILY FROM MAJORCA, SPAIN ONLY TAKES OUT THEIR PLASTIC RUBBISH BIN EVERY FEW WEEKS: THIS IS HOW THEY ACHIEVED THIS”

4 PLASTIC-FREE PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS THAT YOU CAN MAKE AT HOME

Everyone likes to pamper themselves every now and then. However, we don’t believe it’s necessary to buy all the products that the advertisements say we need, and that are nearly always sold in plastic and/or contain toxic chemicals, to do so. In fact, we prefer to use those alternative personal care products that make us … Continue reading “4 PLASTIC-FREE PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS THAT YOU CAN MAKE AT HOME”

THE WHOLE STORY ABOUT WHICH PLASTIC IS THE MOST DEADLY FOR ANIMALS

What comes to mind when we start talking about plastic pollution in our oceans? Perhaps you imagine a beach covered in plastic bottles, plastic lids, plastic bags floating in the water or plastic straws scattered over the sand. Am I right? Well, you may be surprised to learn that although we all know that those … Continue reading “THE WHOLE STORY ABOUT WHICH PLASTIC IS THE MOST DEADLY FOR ANIMALS”

NO MORE PERFUMES: INSTEAD SOME USEFU PLASTIC-FREE “LITTLE SOMETHINGS” YOUR NEAREST AND DEAREST WILL THANK YOU FOR (AND NO DOUBT A FEW YOU HADN´T THOUGHT OF)

You know what? You don’t have to give presents this Christmas. No really, you don’t have to. Giving gifts is not a compulsory tradition, even though it feels like it is. That said, if you choose to give a gift these holidays, we get it. We too like making someone’s day, especially that of our … Continue reading “NO MORE PERFUMES: INSTEAD SOME USEFU PLASTIC-FREE “LITTLE SOMETHINGS” YOUR NEAREST AND DEAREST WILL THANK YOU FOR (AND NO DOUBT A FEW YOU HADN´T THOUGHT OF)”

THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT LIES BEHIND YOUR BUYING HABITS.WITH LAURA VILLADIEGO, OF “CARRO DE COMBATE” (“Fighting trolley” in English)

At Sinplástico we are a shop that fights against consumerism, even though it sounds contradictory. We know what an impact irresponsible and thoughtless buying has on the environment, on waste and on people’s happiness. Therefore, as of last year, we have closed our shop on Black Friday as a type of protest and we do … Continue reading “THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT LIES BEHIND YOUR BUYING HABITS.WITH LAURA VILLADIEGO, OF “CARRO DE COMBATE” (“Fighting trolley” in English)”