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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 would be […]

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 not […]

MARION’S TOP TEN TIPS FOR REDUCING YOUR DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT WHILST WORKING ONLINE FROM HOME

As a business with an e-shop and that works with the help of the internet towards achieving a world that is more respectful of our planet, there is a topic that has been on our minds for some time now: our digital carbon or environmental footprint.
Although the internet has of course had a positive impact […]

THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT THE EXCUSES SUPERMARKETS MAKE IN ORDER TO CONTINUE USING PLASTIC

The other day a clever person asked us a question:

“Do you know what has been the highest selling product in the supermarkets over the last few months?”
“Toilet paper?” we answered naively.
“No, plastic.”

The truth is that plastic has been King of the supermarkets for years now. If you have been to the supermarket […]

THE TRUTH, THE WHOLE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH ABOUT FAKE ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS

Are all the zero waste products you buy really “green”? Can you trust that the eco-friendly products you have at home are the most environmentally and socially responsible?

No doubt you already know who Javier is, our co-founder. But what you may not know is that he is responsible for deciding which products are included in […]

10 ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS THAT YOU CAN MAKE FROM SCRATCH AT HOME (BECAUSE THE ENVIRONMENT NEEDS LESS STUFF)

If global crises teach us anything, it is to understand that we don’t need as much stuff as we thought. Don’t you agree?

Over the last 2 months we have been thrown in the deep end: buying only the essentials, many of us have realised that by freeing ourselves of so-called necessities we are actually much […]

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 imported […]

5 MYTHS ABOUT PLASTIC

Today we want to talk about the myths that surround plastic. Many things that are said about plastic are incorrect and therefore we have decided to clear up a few concepts.

1. The problem with plastic is purely a waste issue
The problem with plastic goes much further than the subject of what to do with waste. […]