Environmental awareness and sustainability are ideas that are gaining strength. Respect for the environment involves eliminating or avoiding all those harmful practices that damage nature. Rewinder , is a Spanish company created in 2018 that has become a trend today thanks to its desire to eliminate single-use materials. Rewinder is committed to reusable and biodegradable natural materials, valuing the design made and manufactured in Spain.
Start from scratch, that's the opportunity
With the pandemic the world stopped, and when we thought that we were giving our natural environment a break by stopping production in large factories, limiting air spaces and literally emptying the streets, zero noise, zero pollution, we were surprised by the proliferation in the use of non-biodegradable disposable materials for protection against coronavirus. Not counting gloves, not counting hospital gowns, not counting food industry packaging, only counting disposable masks, more than 129,000 million units were consumed per month, in 2020. According to Greenpeace, this in addition to causing an unsustainable situation "Not only has it caused widespread environmental contamination, but it also presents a significant risk to public health," since this waste serves as a vector for the virus, which can remain latent and active for up to three days on the surface of this type of
Companies like Rewinder
present themselves as an alternative. Before the arrival of Covid-19, they already encouraged ordinary people to introduce more sustainable habits in their day to day through reuse, and with the arrival of Covid, they have worked tirelessly to offer masks of the best cotton, certified , ecological, biodegradable and for the whole family, reusable up to forty times, constantly emphasizing that according to health authorities, healthy people should wear reusable masks, and that it is for the good of all that we not only think about now . Unfortunately, a year has passed since then, the virus has not disappeared and therefore it is vital to choose a form of protection that protects us all, including the future of our planet and the future of our species. When the world stopped, we were all confined at home and the streets were silent, we were given the opportunity to start from scratch.
How can we achieve it?
Small acts repeated by thousands of people make them become a movement. This is the movement that Rewinder
invites us to, the zero residue movement. Replace paper napkins with cloth napkins, the plastic shopping bag with a reusable cloth bag, refill our reusable bottle daily, protect ourselves with a reusable biodegradable mask. Decisions that imply a change and with which a revolution is started.
Be curious about the origin and materials of what you buy/choose
If you don't normally use bleach to wash your clothes, have you ever imagined using bleach to clean something you cover your mouth with? Do you know what polyester is made of? Do not be fooled, it comes from oil, with that we believe that it is clear. Micro plastics, do you know what they mean? We invite you to investigate it. Among the main raw materials of Rewinder
, there is cotton, organic cotton and natural cotton. During its cultivation, a large amount of water is used, however, compared to other materials, cotton is a natural fiber that gives work to many peasant families, which has one of the most important properties for Rewinder, it is a biodegradable material, apart from highly breathable, hypoallergenic, prevents the appearance of skin allergies, withstands the passage of time well and its recycling does not generate micro-plastics. The CEO of Rewinder, Raquel Rodríguez, highlights that “Being sustainable, being responsible and being aware is in our hands, deciding, now it is urgent and requires action. Let's not wait for a Law to impose it on us. The present is ours and we can build it. Evolve, there is no other way, that is the great Revolution. Not only does there not exist a planet B, it is that Planet A is the one we want, and preserving it is our mission."
Even being a young company that has come face to face with a complicated scenario, they strive every day to present solutions that are friendly to the natural and social environment to which they belong. Every month they introduce new designs in their catalog that are intended to facilitate the transition from a frenetic modern life to a life based on harmony between our well-being and our natural and social environment. With solutions to go shopping, facilitate the separation of waste at home
, personal hygiene, organization in our home, they have made the art of wrapping fashionable through furoshiki
and, there is no doubt, that ecodesign and the circular economy They are an inseparable part of their genetics.