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Soypa is moving to Den Haag area

Exciting and busy times! Our team is moving to Den Haag area, and process of house search can be quite stressful and hectic. Thus we decided to close our online store until we are settled down in a new place. You can still find our products at following stores: SIX and SONS, Amsterdam Tiesjurt, Haarlem Agzu, Reykjavik 

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What is wrong with plastics?

Plastic materials are so integrated into our everyday life that sometimes is hard to find plastic-free alternatives. Once praised for its durable and indestructible properties, plastic came back to our ecosystems as a boomerang. Plastic pollution is everywhere - in the deepest oceans, soils, animals, and remote places like Antarctica and Mount Everest!  But besides the visible impacts of discarded products, there are several other problems related to plastics. So let's discuss some of them in more detail. Garbage in the Himalayas.Photo by Sylwia Bartyzel on Unsplash   1. Microplastics   Microplastics are tiny plastic particles smaller than 5mm in diameter whose sources can be various, from synthetic fibers, plastic packaging to tires. Since these fragments are so small, they can easily circulate...

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About Soypa

The name Soypa was created accidentally, as my sister wrongly memorized that it means soap in Icelandic (Sápa), not knowing that she became Soypa's godmother. Who is behind Soypa? My name is Anđela (Croatian version of Angela) and I started the Soypa project in 2019 while living in Reykjavik.Since I was a kid, geology always fascinated me, resulting in my graduation and job as a mining engineer where I applied geological knowledge daily. After four years, I decided to move to Iceland and continuing my education in sustainable development. And it was the best decision in my life!Not to mention that Iceland is a heaven for geology lovers with its unique, out-of-this-world scenery, so designs for the Icelandic collection just...

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