Picnics, Beaches, and Braais… Oh My!

Summer has officially arrived! That means it’s time for beaches, picnics, gardening, braais and other outdoor fun. Whatever you plan to do this summer, make sure you do it responsibly. To get you started, here are GREEN HOME’s top tips for a low-impact summer. Don’t be trashy. Wherever you’re camping, picnicking or beaching, be sure…

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GREEN HOME Rocked Those Daisies

We packed the car, stocked up on sunblock and hit the road… destination – Rocking The Daisies 2017. And oh did we rock it! Festivals are a ton of fun, plenty to do, friends everywhere and new friends just waiting to be made. The perfect environment to spend a weekend. So what’s the downside? The…

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Zero Waste is Not Recycling More, But Less

Reduce, Reuse, and if it has to be disposable then make sure it’s made from Renewable plant material. Recycle and Landfill are definitely last resorts to waste management.  The majority of people think that Zero Waste is achieved by recycling as much as possible.  It’s probably the most common misconception associated with waste-free living! The term…

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We Show Our Appreciation for Axis Pac

Earlier this month GREEN HOME’s Johannesburg team hosted sale representatives from one of our distributors, AXIS Pac.  The aim of the day was to show our appreciation for the partnership and provide further education around GREEN HOME’s extensive range of biodegradable food packaging products. GREEN HOME and Axis Pac share a passion for environmentally friendly,…

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Biodegradable Plastics are not the Answer to Reducing Marine Litter, says UN

This article discussing why biodegradable plastics are not the answer to reducing marine litter was recently published on the United Nations News Center. We absolutely agree with this. Using biodegradable plastic in the place of conventional plastic will not reduce the amount of marine liter that we are experiencing in the world today. Biodegradable plastics…

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Why Compostable Food Packaging?

Compostable food packaging lasts as long as it is needed and then can be turned into another valuable resource: compost. It offers a closed loop solution to food packaging, a major cause of pollution and litter in our environment and oceans. Compostable food packaging is made from renewable plant based raw materials such as sugar cane…

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