3 MONEY SAVING REASONS THAT WILL CONVINCE THOSE AROUND YOU TO GO ZERO WASTE

“Living plastic-free is expensive”, “zero waste is for rich people”, “I can’t afford to buy in bulk”. No doubt some of these comments sound familiar, right? Although it is true, that in general, plastic-free products cost more, it is also true that following a plastic-free lifestyle is also cheaper. Does that sound like a contradiction … Continue reading “3 MONEY SAVING REASONS THAT WILL CONVINCE THOSE AROUND YOU TO GO ZERO WASTE”

HOW TO PLANT URBAN VEGETABLE GARDEN THAT IS ECO-FRIENDLY AND PLASTIC FREE – WHITH CÉ RODRÍGUEZ FROM “EN20METROS”

Have you ever tried to have a vegetable patch in an apartment? Or have you tried to make the most of a small courtyard, rooftop or balcony to plant food and be more self-sufficient? If the answer is yes, you are going to love this interview with Cé Rodríguez. Cé is the agrotuber behind the … Continue reading “HOW TO PLANT URBAN VEGETABLE GARDEN THAT IS ECO-FRIENDLY AND PLASTIC FREE – WHITH CÉ RODRÍGUEZ FROM “EN20METROS””

THIS MOTHER AND HER DAUGHTER SHOW THAT YOU CAN REDUCE PLASTIC EVEN IF YOU ARE SHORT FOR TIME

This post belongs to 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 and the lessons they have learnt along the way. Without judgement and with a will … Continue reading “THIS MOTHER AND HER DAUGHTER SHOW THAT YOU CAN REDUCE PLASTIC EVEN IF YOU ARE SHORT FOR TIME”

SOAP FROM MARSEILLE: HOW TO CLEAN YOUR HOUSE FROM TOP TO BOTTOM (YEP, NEVERY NOOK AND CRANNY) WITH A BLOCK OF SOAP THAT COSTS LESS THAN €5

Truth be told, we are not really all that keen on writing love letters. But, if one day we had to write one to our most loved product, we know which one we would choose: it would have to be the soap from Marseille that has stolen our heart. It is, without a shadow of … Continue reading “SOAP FROM MARSEILLE: HOW TO CLEAN YOUR HOUSE FROM TOP TO BOTTOM (YEP, NEVERY NOOK AND CRANNY) WITH A BLOCK OF SOAP THAT COSTS LESS THAN €5”

6 PACKAGED SUPERMARKET PRODUCTS YOU CAN MAKE AT HOME IN 15 MINUTES

Surely, there are foods you miss eating since you have started on your plastic reducing journey: products that you can’t find without packaging and that you miss seeing in your kitchen cupboard. The truth is, we do too. Therefore, this post is dedicated to sharing some simple and quick recipes for making these types of … Continue reading “6 PACKAGED SUPERMARKET PRODUCTS YOU CAN MAKE AT HOME IN 15 MINUTES”

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”

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”

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 … Continue reading “THE PATH TOWARDS PLASTIC-FREE SELF- SUFFICIENCY FOR THIS COUNTRY ARTISAN BASED IN THE CANTABRIAN COUNTRYSIDE”