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.

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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What Is Lauryl Betaine

What Is Lauryl Betaine?

Have you ever read the ingredients list on the back of a shampoo or shower gel bottle and thought to yourself, “What on earth is THAT?” Yes, me too! It often feels like you need a science degree to work out what is lurking inside those cosmetics bottles (or even to pronounce the ingredients). Now, …

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Gift in wrapping paper

Guide to Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper

There’s nothing quite as exciting as seeing a pile of beautifully packed gifts under the tree at Christmas. Or placing a gorgeously wrapped gift into the hands of your loved ones and watching their faces light up as they see what is hiding inside. But unless you’re choosing greener, plastic-free, environmentally conscious gift wrapping or …

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Forest phone

Most Eco-Friendly Phone Cases in the UK

If you’re moving toward a zero-waste lifestyle or simply looking to reduce your environmental footprint, it’s time to consider switching to an eco-friendly phone case. Far too often, those regular phone cases you’ll find on the high street are made from plastics which often aren’t recyclable, contain potentially harmful chemicals like BPA, phthalates and glues …

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Cotton pad makeup

Are Cotton Pads Biodegradable?

Cotton pads are an essential part of most people’s health and beauty routines. Because they’re so useful, versatile and inexpensive, these innocent-looking pads are found in almost every bathroom across the UK and get used almost every day. They’re also plant-based and completely natural, so they’re biodegradable and good for the environment. Aren’t they?… Actually, …

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