Charlotte Witts

Charlotte Witts is a writer and entrepreneur who wants to show you how easy it is to live a more conscious, zero-waste lifestyle. A confirmed yoga-addict, trail runner and ocean-lover, she currently lives in the Azores where she enjoys the simple pleasures in life.

Rugs

Are Synthetic Rugs Toxic?

Are synthetic rugs toxic? The answer might surprise you. Synthetic rugs do indeed contain a large amount of chemicals which could be considered harmful to both humans and the environment. Although cheaper than natural, eco-friendly rugs, the health risk these pose completely outweighs the financial savings. That’s why, if you care about the health and …

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Tupperware

Is Tupperware BPA Free?

If you want to minimise your plastic waste or go entirely zero-waste, it’s likely you’ve dug out your mum’s vintage Tupperware containers or invested in some cute plastic food storage containers from your local second-hand store. However, using old Tupperware or plastic food containers like these might not be the most sensible or healthy option. …

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Chewing gum

Does Chewing Gum Contain Plastic?

Most people don’t realise that chewing gum contains plastic. But we’re not talking about the wrapper or the fancy plastic packaging that many brands use these days. We’re talking about the chewing gum itself. So, what do we need to know about the plastic in chewing gum? Is it adding to the global plastic pollution …

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Glass jars

Is Glass Bad for the Environment?

As evidence of plastic pollution and climate change grows, we find ourselves seeking better alternatives that won’t have such a huge impact on the environment. Glass is one of the most popular of these options so far. Glass is a relatively natural material and is easy to clean and reuse time and time again. Glass …

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Tree

How to Become a Tree When You Die

Would you like to become a tree after you die? Being laid to rest in a lush green forest providing nourishment to a tree seems like the most natural, awe-inspiring and planet-friendly burial option that currently exists. There’ll be no need to face those cold, grey cemeteries, you don’t need to worry about burial plots …

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