Responsible consumption

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, […]

THE WHOLE STORY ABOUT WHICH PLASTIC IS THE MOST DEADLY FOR ANIMALS

What comes to mind when we start talking about plastic pollution in our oceans?
Perhaps you imagine a beach covered in plastic bottles, plastic lids, plastic bags floating in the water or plastic straws scattered over the sand. Am I right?

Well, you may be surprised to learn that although we all know that those plastic items […]

THE SINPLÁSTICO TEAM´S TIPS FOR REDUCING YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT IN 2021

Have you already made your list of resolutions for 2021? You know what we mean: this year I’m going to learn another language, I’m going to go to the gym every single day, I’m going to call my family more often…
Perhaps you have already thought it over, or maybe not. What we are sure about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]