DEA is Considering a Plastic Ban – so we Popped by

This week, the lovely Phindi Dlamini from GREEN HOME popped in at the Department of Environmental Affairs. She came bearing a gift for South Africa’s Environmental Affairs Minister, Edna Molewa. Let’s Make Plant-Based Packaging the Norm Recently, Molewa has been speaking out about our plastic pollution problem. And she is reportedly considering
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Super-Sized Composting – A Visit to Reliance

Need some good news? Read on. Because last week, Cass (GREEN HOME’s Environmental Research Ambassador) went to check out Reliance Compost. And she came away smiling. Like GREEN HOME, Reliance is dedicated to creating a South Africa in which zero organic waste goes to landfill. And they’re making serious progress to
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Taking Part on World Environment Day

So, what is World Environment Day? It’s the UN’s big day for encouraging awareness and action to protect the environment. It all started 44 years ago, back in 1974, as a way of encouraging people to take action to care for the Earth. The action itself can be big or
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Speaking Up For Oceans

  The 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race is a little over halfway. That’s halfway through 9 months of gruelling sailing right around the world. During their journey, the 7 participating teams stop in 12 cities, on their way to crossing the final finish line in Holland. In December, one of the race’s
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Are we Wasting Our GREEN Waste?

  All GREEN HOME products have a nature-friendly end-of-life strategy. We didn’t create this strategy ourselves – far from it. It’s the same strategy nature has been using to recycle, regenerate and replenish life for many millions of years. Besides being classified as green waste, banana peels, carrot tops, food
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Saving Water with Compostables

With the water crisis in Cape Town, we have been receiving requests from clients for disposable plates and cutlery as they look for ways to reduce the amount of water they use in daily operations. There is no simple solution in this situation so we wanted to break down the
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