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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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 with our plant-based, biodegradable and…

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GREEN GIFTING: Tips for Brilliant Low-Waste Gifts

Want to savor the joy of giving without creating a waste nightmare? We got you. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of brilliant tips for gifts that are fun to give and receive, and don’t create mountains of trash! ‘EXPERIENCE’ Gifts According to Bea Johnson, queen of the Zero Waste movement, centering your life around…

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GREEN-ING Your Event

It’s that time of year. Summer holidays are around the corner and festive season is kicking off, while a steady stream of tourists head to game parks and beaches. The calendar is packed with festivals and markets, weddings and year-end parties. No wonder we call it silly season! If you’re involved with organizing any year-end…

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GREEN Innovations That Help Eliminate Plastic

Take-away food containers that look biodegradable often have a not-so-silver lining. Lots of paper coffee cups, deli boxes, food trays (and much more) have plastic linings to make them water and oil resistant. These plastic linings are non-compostable (so they can stick around for hundreds or thousands of years). Plus, they can potentially contain harsh…

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Our Top Tips for #PlasticFreeJuly 2018

Imagine a world with no single-use plastic: Beaches are clean. Rivers run freely. Wildlife is safer. Landfills are shrinking, and composting is growing.. At GREEN HOME, this is what we’re working towards. If you’re looking to reduce your plastic footprint, why not join Plastic Free July this year along with millions of other people all across…

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Taking Part on World Environment Day 2018

What is World Environment Day? It’s the UN’s big day for encouraging awareness and action to protect the environment. It all started 44 years ago, back in 1974, as a way of encouraging people to take action to care for the Earth. The action itself can be big or small, solo or in a group…

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7 Tips for GREEN-ING your Cafe or Restaurant

  Looking for ways to GREEN your Cafe or Restaurant? We believe that lots of small actions add up to a big impact! Here are our top tips for getting more sustainable in your cafe: 1. Source from Local and Sustainable Farmers Choose local suppliers who use sustainable farming methods. Sustainable farming practices protect biodiversity,…

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