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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

ANIMALS ARE THE FIRST VICTIMS OF PLASTIC POLLUTION

Thousands of kilometres from civilisation, on a remote island in the North Pacific, there are thousands of Albatros chicks suffering due to the extreme speed at which we consume more and more stuff.

On the Midway coast, an isolated and wild place far from anywhere, where nearly no humans go, but where tonnes of our human-produced […]

THE TRUE COST OF PLASTIC: ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO FIGHT IT

As we know this month is Plastic Free July and in our last posts we looked at two of the biggest problems of plastic: Economic cost of Plastic and The Dangers of plastic for Children.
To end this series of articles we wanted to show you (yes, you!), how much you can do, to make a […]

DO YOU WANT TO REDUCE YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT? THIS WEEK IS THE PERFECT TIME TO GET STARTED.

For the first time we want to open the doors (even online) of our office-warehouse, so you know how we work every day at Sinplástico to reduce our footprint. We want to show you how we take care of the planet, so that you can be inspired and encouraged to do the same in your […]

TIPS FOR LOOKING AFTER WASHABLE CLOTH PADS

Cloth sanitary pads are a very good option when looking for a zero waste alternative to disposable pads. They are more environmentally friendly and in addition economical as you can reuse them for years. They are a healthier option too, as they help to reduce the risk of TSS (Toxic Shock Syndrome).
However, in order to […]