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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Double Walled Coffee Cups: Now in Stock

Last year we launched our own brand of coffee cups. Now due to popular demand, we are adding double walled coffee cups to our range.  250ml and 350ml cups are available. Most paper coffee cups are lined with a thin layer of plastic. Plastic is made from petroleum which is a non-renewable resource and because…

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Clear Deli Containers & Lids: Perfect for Salad & Dessert

These deli containers and lids have just arrived in our warehouses and are ready for order! They are clear PLA plastic, which is made from renewable plant resources instead of petroleum. The production of PLA plastic produces significantly less greenhouse gas emissions and uses less non-renewable energy than petroleum-based plastic. Our deli bowls are made…

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