Responsible consumption

YOUR WOODEN TOOTHBRUSH IS NOW AVAIABLE IN A LOCALLY MADE VERSION

When we started on this plastic-free journey, finding a toothbrush that was not made of this particular material was quite a quest.
Therefore, when we created Sinplástico in 2014, one of the first products we launched was a wooden toothbrush with natural sterilized bristles. It was local, eco-friendly and 100% plastic-free… but not vegan.

So, when bamboo […]

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 a […]

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 products […]

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 this and […]

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 we […]

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, […]