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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Paper plates

Are Paper Plates Eco Friendly?

If you’re organising a celebration or a big event, you’ve no doubt wondered how you can make it as eco-friendly as possible. You know that single-use plastic is terrible for the environment, so you’ve decided to ditch disposable plastic plates in favour of something greener. Paper plates seem like the easiest and most obvious option. …

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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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