Rocking the Daisies goes biodegradable! – Press Release

As the leading supplier of biodegradable, disposable packaging in the country, Green Home is proud to be associated with Rocking the Daisies, SA’s first carbon-neutral music festival. This year, Rocking the Daisies will be using our 100% biodegradable containers made from 100% natural and renewable resources. Unlike plastic and polystyrene containers which takes hundreds of years to degrade and is highly toxic, our…

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The future looks bright for biodegradable packaging

The director of Sirane, one of the U.K.’s leading packaging producers, attended the bipolastics conference held in Prague and delivered a paper predicting a bright future for biodegradable packaging. Simon Balderson told delegates at the Prague conference, held in June, that ‘lighter biodegradable packaging is our most popular request from customers – and the drivers…

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The biodegradable secret garden

Last weekend, I was at The Secret Garden party in the U.K. and it was so inspiring to see the emphasis on making it a green event. There were compost toilets, solar-powered stages, vegetarian and organic stalls and, best of all, ALL the food stalls at the festival were using biodegradable take-away containers. The move…

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African Palm enters the industry

A packaging company in Malaysia has begun producing biodegradable packaging made from the fiber of the African Palm. Apparently, packaging made out of palm fibre takes about 90 days to biodegrade. Read more here…

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Consumer trends favour biodegradable packaging

According to Bizcommunity, Africa’s leading marketing and advertising news website, packaging has become an essential aspect of branding and consumer trends have shown that biodegradable packaging, in particular, has become one of the most effective marketing strategies. In this article, Desiree Gullan, creative director of Guerrilla Marketing says: “Without sounding like too much of a…

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Styrobot

Kudos to artist, Michael Stalter who created this 22-foot tall robot out of excess styrofoam packaging materials – nice commentary on the use of non-biodegradable packaging!

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