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…

Read more

GREEN HOME PLA Water Bottle

This is big news. GREEN HOME is launching South Africa’s first bottle and bottle cap made 100% from plants. And what’s more… it’s made right here in SA. Over the last few years, people and companies around the world have tried to innovate various bottles that are more environmentally friendly than petroleum-based PET bottles. GREEN…

Read more

Protecting our Oceans, one Straw at a Time – GREEN HOME Paper Straws

There’s been a big fuss about plastic straws in recent years. And rightly so. They’re small, lightweight and easily travel to where they don’t belong in massive numbers, through the action of wind and rain. Straws are used briefly and then tossed, but continue to pollute environments for hundreds of years or more, with well…

Read more

How to Tell if Your Hot Cup Lid is Compostable

Identifying compostable Hot Cup Lids is super easy. Just look for the embossed words which say ‘Compostable Lid’ in the middle of the lid above the sippy hole. The lid will also have the letters ‘PLA’ below the triangular material code. That’s all you need to check to be sure your lid is made from…

Read more

Tea and Cake at GREEN HOME

At GREEN HOME, we get out our best compostables when we have tea and cake in the office. The side plates are made from bagasse, a byproduct from sugar cane production. The best feature of our bagasse products is that they are home compostable. Tear them up or soak them in some water to speed…

Read more

Packaging Winter Food

  Its Winter. Time to prepare and eat lots of yummy stews, soups and lovely filling, warming dishes. How do you present this kind of food and how do you package it? Here are some of our favourite winter food packaging ideas for inspiration on how best to use GREEN HOME packaging to present your…

Read more