Reduce plastic

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 […]

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 […]

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 feel good, […]

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 friends and […]

HOW SUBSTITUTE PACKAGED SNACKS FOR HEALTHY, CHEAP AND SUPER EASY RECIPES, WIHT BEATRIZ MOLIZ

For some time now, we have been following Beatriz Moliz. Her instagram account is all about healthy plant-based eating and it makes our mouths water. Her website is constantly inspiring us to create delicious healthy dishes that are also kind to the planet and all its inhabitants.
But that’s not all she does, Beatriz is also […]

THE PATH TOWARDS PLASTIC-FREE SELF- SUFFICIENCY FOR THIS COUNTRY ARTISAN BASED IN THE CANTABRIAN COUNTRYSIDE

This post is part of the series “Real plastic-free homes”, in which we look to show you how normal people, just like you and us, reduce the plastic in their lives. We do so by showing you their achievements, their mistakes, the effort they put in along the way and what they learn throughout the […]

6 BLEACH-FREE & PLASTIC-FREE PRODUCTS FOR CLEANING AND DISINFECTING YOUR HOME

Since the COVID19 pandemic turned up in our lives, cleaning and disinfecting has become a popular topic of conversation.

Over the last few months we have seen how bleach has been used willy-nilly , even in green spaces, such as our beaches. In our homes too, disinfecting products are starting to accumulate. These products are not […]

GOING BACK TO SCHOOL IN A WAY THAT IS SAFE (AND ECO-FRIENDLY) FOR BOTH KIDS AND TEACHERS … IS IT POSSIBLE?

This week and over the next few to come, millions of kids will be heading back to school. From the get go, families and teachers are facing the uncertainty of not knowing what is going to happen whilst we head back into the classrooms with the coronavirus hanging about.
Therefore, if you are a parent, a […]