How Green is your Brown?

Now that the plastic pollution crisis has ignited mainstream awareness, we’re seeing a growing appreciation for natural and biodegradable materials.  Good old brown paper has become a reassuring packaging choice for people who want to reduce their waste. This has made the unbleached aesthetic of natural fibres a growing green trend. These days, brown is…

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Introducing our Extended Range

March is our birthday month, and this year marks 14 great years of bringing biodegradable packaging to the SA market and beyond. Hooray! It’s been an exciting, challenging and rewarding journey so far. And now, like a typical teenager, we’re having a new growth spurt. Our latest expansion is in the form of our Extended Range, which we’re…

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Still in the Bag, After all These Years

The humble brown paper bag has been ably transporting goods and packed lunches since the 1850s. In the early days, paper bags were innovative and revolutionary – a breakthrough that had competing inventors jostling to create the machines capable of manufacturing them. Almost two centuries later, brown paper bags have stood the test of time.…

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Visioning the Future

The GREEN team is back after a well-earned summer break. It’s been magic to pause, exhale and spend quality time. Some of us holidayed at home, and some travelled far from cities and crowds into the breathtaking beauty of South Africa. After the shake-up and stripping down that was 2020, we’re looking ahead with a…

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Committed to Compostables

GREEN HOME’s big hairy audacious goal is to make plant-based packaging the norm by 2030.  And then along came 2020. This year has been one helluva rollercoaster ride, especially within the food industry. Restaurants, events and catering companies have been amongst the worst affected, with severe lockdown restrictions on serving hot food, public gatherings, curfews,…

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I Take my Hat Off to The GREEN Team

This blog post was written by GREEN HOME’s founder and MD – Catherine Morris. Over the past few months Lockdown has been tough for many businesses, and people’s personal lives, and GREEN HOME is no exception. But, as we enter Level 1, I feel compelled to reflect on an incredible phenomenon within GREEN HOME. Some…

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We’re Ready to See You

Our front office in Cape Town is now OPEN!  That’s right. We’ve been working remotely for the past few months, and now our Cape Town team is ready to see you! Come in and view samples of new products in our range, such as biodegradable bottles, new bags and new wrapped cutlery packs. We are…

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