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

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, what we learned and our motivation for doing it. The process has taken a lot of work…

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ORASA Launch Event in Cape Town

On 18 March 2019 the Organics Recycling Association of South Africa (ORASA) held its official launch event at Hotel Verde in Cape Town.   YWaste’s Emile Fourie MC’d in front of a full house. ORASA’s launch is certainly timely. With organic waste to landfill bans fast approaching in the Western Cape, the need for collaboration…

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Fego Caffe: Leading the Change in Gaborone

A First for Botswana Fego Caffe Gaborone has just become Botswana’s first restaurant to implement 100% biodegradable packaging for all takeaways! We’d like to congratulate them on their launch last week and are super excited that they’ve chosen to partner with us on this journey. Most packaging used in Botswana is non-biodegradable and very little…

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