zero-waste

ZERO WASTE OFFICE: TRICKS TO STOP GENERATING WASTE AT WORK

Whether you´re an employee or run your own company – we all know that at work we generate a lot of waste. Zero waste office´s are rare.

The good news is that you can do it by implementing these tricks to reduce your waste at work.

Tricks to be zero waste at work:
Food & Drinks:

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THE TRUE COST OF PLASTIC: ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO FIGHT IT

As we know this month is Plastic Free July and in our last posts we looked at two of the biggest problems of plastic: Economic cost of Plastic and The Dangers of plastic for Children.
To end this series of articles we wanted to show you (yes, you!), how much you can do, to make […]

THE PERFECT BOOK TO RAISE YOUR CHILDREN´S PLASTIC AWARENESS.

How much plastic do you think your children consume? Yes, its a real question. What comes into your head – 1 gram a week? 3?According to a Newcastle University study for WWF, at least 5 grams a week. The equivalent of four credit cards per month!!
Its PlasticFreeJuly and in last weeks blog we talked […]

IS THE IDEA OF A ZERO WASTE FAMILY HOLIDAY CRAZY OR ADVENTUROUS?

End of school year function? Tick. Summer holiday camp? Tick. Booked in at the kids’ favourite camp-site? Tick. Zero waste essentials for enjoying the whole summer without any plastic? Ummmmm…. Fail!

This is what is going through the minds of many of us at the moment. Summer is on its way and with it come […]

DO YOU WANT TO REDUCE YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT? THIS WEEK IS THE PERFECT TIME TO GET STARTED.

For the first time we want to open the doors (even online) of our office-warehouse, so you know how we work every day at Sinplástico to reduce our footprint. We want to show you how we take care of the planet, so that you can be inspired and encouraged to do the same in […]

PLASTIC RECYCLING IS A LIE

We have to tell you even though its hard to read – recycling is a fantasy.

The intention is good because recycling certain materials such as paper, glass or stainless steel works well, although, with extra energy costs for the planet that aren´t always mentioned.

Governments and companies have been telling you for years to […]

FOUR ALTERNATIVES FOR FREEZING YOUR FOOD PLASTIC-FREE

Is your freezer a plastic-free zone? Or is it resisting? Are tupperware lids and plastic bags sneaking in, because you are still not convinced of the alternatives for freezing your food?

Reducing plastic at the time of purchase is relatively simple. You just have to be prepared with a few fabric bags, a couple of […]

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 […]