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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 […]

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

IS SILICONE BIODEGRADABLE? ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ON THIS TOPIC ANSWERED IN ONE SINGLE POST

Of all the materials available for avoiding the use of plastic on a daily basis, the most similar would be silicone.

Silicone is a flexible and durable material made up of silicon, oxygen and hydrogen atoms. This makes it a perfect alternative to plastic for use in dummies/pacifiers, bottle teats and female personal products such as […]

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 […]