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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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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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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GREEN HOME Johannesburg Shop is Open

GREEN HOME Johannesburg Show Room and Front Office Shop is now OPEN! We’re pleased to announce that due to high demand, we have re-opened the Johannesburg front office. This means:  Our show room is open to view products  We are taking orders on-site  We are accepting payments on-site  You may collect…

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Our Response to the Lockdown

On Monday night, Cyril Ramaphosa told South Africa that we are heading into a 21 day lockdown, starting at midnight on Thursday 26 March. He said that “immediate, swift and extraordinary action is required if we are to prevent a human catastrophe of enormous proportions in our country.” This is, of course, an unprecedented response to an unprecedented…

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Covid-19: Our Approach and Awareness

Since the Coronavirus began gaining a foothold globally earlier in 2020, we at GREEN HOME have been carefully monitoring the situation and ensuring that we, as a company, as well as our suppliers and staff, are doing everything in our power to help prevent the spread of the disease. We have been in constant communication…

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A Pesky Teenager? Us?

Hip hip hooray! It’s our birthday. Yup, this month marks a new milestone. It’s been thirteen years since we began introducing bagasse compostable packaging to the South African market, officially launching GREEN HOME. Back then, the company had a staff of two: Catherine Morris and Phindi Dlamini. Both were working out of their garages and…

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GREEN HOME in the News: July 2019

This Plastic Free July we’re chatting up a storm with South Africa’s media. The plastic pollution crisis is a hot topic and we’re doing all we can to get our plant-based and biodegradable message out there. We were thrilled to join the conversation live on SABC3, ETV, Cape Talk and Mix FM. Afternoon Express on…

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BBBEE Level 3 Certification for GREEN HOME

Update, in 2020 we beat our own goals and achieved Level 2 BBBEE certification. Read more here. We are thrilled to have achieved our BBBEE level 3 certification. We have just completed the process and want to share how our new certification benefits our clients. And, we’d like to offer our insights into the journey,…

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