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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 […]

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 […]

WHY DO WOMEN SUFFER MORE FROM THE EFFECTS OF PLASTIC? (AND HOW TO AVOID THEM)

No doubt you have read articles about the plastic contaminating our oceans and its affect on fauna. You may have even come across a previous post about about the consequences of plastic on childhood health or its connection to cancer.

However, undoubtedly you were still not aware that plastic has been one of the worst threats […]

2 March 2020|Categories: The truth about plastic|Tags: |0 Comments

HOW TO USE YOUR BINCHOTAN WATER FILTER

The Binchotan charcoal filter offers the most effective and environmentally friendly way to purify and mineralise water. Here are a few tips on how to use it.:
Before first use:

Wash the Binchotan charcoal under the tap, brushing it gently to remove any leftover dust, ash or soot.
Boil the charcoal in a saucepan of water […]

4 TIPS FOR A PLASTIC-FREE ORAL HYGIENE

Brushing your teeth is a daily act that has more impact on the environment than it seems.
If we add micro-plastics hold in numerous toothpastes , nylon and Teflon from dental floss and dental tape, all different kind of cans and containers, and an average of 5 kilograms of toothbrushes used throughout our lives, having a fresh […]

INTERVIEW WITH CARLOS DE PRADA FROM HOGAR SIN TÓXICOS (TOXIN-FREE HOME)

Your home may be full of plastic, but also, without becoming aware, full of toxins that will harm both your health and the health of your loved ones. In order to provide answers on how to combat this problem we have turned to Carlos de Prada, person in charge of the campaign Hogar sin tóxicos (Toxin-free Home) run by Fundación Vivo Sano.(Vivo Sano Foundation)
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WE EAT OUR PLASTIC WASTE

In 2010, 8 out of the 275 tons of plastic waste produced in the world ended up in the ocean. For several years now, many scientists have spoken out about the worrying consequences of plastic pollution, and among them the contamination of the food chain on which we all depend.

The core issue: microbeads ocean pollution.

A […]

COOKING PLASTIC FREE

From the beginning, at Sinplástico we have considered that focus only on the ingredients we use to prepare what we eat regardless of where we cook does not make any sense. The materials of the utensils and containers we use to prepare our meals can also have multiple hazards.

Which materials do you have to be […]