3 MONEY SAVING REASONS THAT WILL CONVINCE THOSE AROUND YOU TO GO ZERO WASTE

“Living plastic-free is expensive”, “zero waste is for rich people”, “I can’t afford to buy in bulk”. No doubt some of these comments sound familiar, right? Although it is true, that in general, plastic-free products cost more, it is also true that following a plastic-free lifestyle is also cheaper. Does that sound like a contradiction … Continue reading “3 MONEY SAVING REASONS THAT WILL CONVINCE THOSE AROUND YOU TO GO ZERO WASTE”

10 PLASTIC-FREE PRODUCTS THAT ARE SO GOOD EVEN YOUR ECO- SCEPTIC COUSIN WILL WANT TO USE THEM

This Plastic Free July we have decided to help you convince those around you of the lesser known advantages reducing plastic can offer. Therefore, our team has brainstormed ideas to remind ourselves of the products our friends and family fell in love with, even if they are not interested in living plastic-free in the slightest. … Continue reading “10 PLASTIC-FREE PRODUCTS THAT ARE SO GOOD EVEN YOUR ECO- SCEPTIC COUSIN WILL WANT TO USE THEM”

HOW TO PLANT URBAN VEGETABLE GARDEN THAT IS ECO-FRIENDLY AND PLASTIC FREE – WHITH CÉ RODRÍGUEZ FROM “EN20METROS”

Have you ever tried to have a vegetable patch in an apartment? Or have you tried to make the most of a small courtyard, rooftop or balcony to plant food and be more self-sufficient? If the answer is yes, you are going to love this interview with Cé Rodríguez. Cé is the agrotuber behind the … Continue reading “HOW TO PLANT URBAN VEGETABLE GARDEN THAT IS ECO-FRIENDLY AND PLASTIC FREE – WHITH CÉ RODRÍGUEZ FROM “EN20METROS””

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 … Continue reading “6 PACKAGED SUPERMARKET PRODUCTS YOU CAN MAKE AT HOME IN 15 MINUTES”

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 … Continue reading “THIS IS HOW MENSTRUAL PADS AND TAMPONS CAN AFFECT OUR HEALTH”

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 … Continue reading “IS BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC REALLY A VIABLE OPTION? THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT SUPPOSEDLY ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING”

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 … Continue reading “THE WHOLE STORY ABOUT WHICH PLASTIC IS THE MOST DEADLY FOR ANIMALS”

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 … Continue reading “WHY DO WOMEN SUFFER MORE FROM THE EFFECTS OF PLASTIC? (AND HOW TO AVOID THEM)”