Cleaning Products – The Greener Alternative

Ever heard the term Green Cleaning? It’s a method of cleaning whereby only products with environmentally friendly ingredients and practices are used to maintain healthy people and a healthy environment. Plant-based and Biodegradable As biodegradable packaging specialists, we strive to be sustainable in all aspects of our business. In keeping
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ORASA Launch Event in Cape Town

Last night the Organics Recycling Association of South Africa (ORASA) held its official launch event at Hotel Verde in Cape Town.   YWaste’s Emile Fourie MC’d in front of a full house. ORASA’s launch is certainly timely. With organic waste to landfill bans fast approaching in the Western Cape, the
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Compost Trial With Joraform

Last month we partnered with Joraform to test our products in one of their in-vessel compost machines, the Jora 400, at La Cuccina in Hout Bay. La Cuccina have recently acquired a Jora 400 to turn their food waste into nutrient rich compost on-site. They were happy for us to see how
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Compostables are Not the Alternative. Plastic is.

Compostable packaging is often described as an alternative to plastic. Indeed, at GREEN HOME, we’ve often used this description ourselves over the years. But, are compostables the real alternative here? We don’t think so. Compostable packaging is made from plants. And there is nothing ‘alternative’ about plants. Plants have been
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Fego Caffe: Leading the Change in Gaborone

A First for Botswana Fego Caffe Gaborone has just become Botswana’s first restaurant to implement 100% biodegradable packaging for all takeaways! We’d like to congratulate them on their launch last week and are super excited that they’ve chosen to partner with us on this journey. Most packaging used in Botswana
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Served GREEN @ The Creamery

The Creamery have just reached a new milestone. This November marks 7 years of serving exceptional ice-cream to the Cape, as sustainably as possible. We sat down with their brand manager, Maggie, in their Newlands cafe to find out how they do it – over coffee and ice-cream, of course!
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