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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 […]

HOW TO CREATE TO MORE SUSTAINABLE WARDROBE, WITH LAURA OPAZO

Laura Opazo educates the wider public about sustainable fashion, she is also the host of the channel Dcasa, she collaborates across different media, she is the author of the book “Armario sostenible” (Sustainable Wardrobe in English) and an Instagramer https://www.instagram.com/laura_opazo/

As we know that environmentally respectful fashion is something that interests you, here at Sinplástico we […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]