Making Composting the Norm

Our mission is to create a SA in which zero green, or organic, waste goes to landfill.¬†Happily, we’re in good company. Together with the many amazing people already composting at their homes and businesses, industry players are taking huge steps forward. Building a GREEN Future This year, GREEN HOME became a founder member of ORASA…

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We ran Composting Trials of our Products. What Happened?

We recently rolled up our sleeves and ran composting trials of GREEN HOME products at Zero to Landfill Organics (ZTL) in Cape Town.¬†In some ways the trials were predictable (spoiler alert: all our products are compostable) – but there were a few surprises too. ZTL is an industrial, or large-scale, composting facility run by Melanie…

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GREEN HOME Sponsors Walking the Daisies

GREEN HOME sponsored Walking the Daisies 2016 with biodegradable food packaging, helping them reach their goal of a zero waste event. Every year, a group of people walk to Rocking the Daisies, a 65 km journey from Cape Town to Cloof Wine Estate in Malmesbury. They then enjoy the music festival for the weekend. Over…

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Plastic Free July at GREEN HOME 2016

This month, team GREEN HOME took on the Plastic Free July Challenge. We committed to refuse single-use plastic for the month. Most of us aimed to eliminate for the big 4; plastic shopping bags, water bottles, straws and coffee cups. So how did it go? Well – let’s hear it from the team. “On the…

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What’s Involved in a Zero Waste Restaurant?

We recently read somewhere Zero is the new green. What does that mean? The trendy talk is confusing but there is a buzz and you could be taking advantage of it. We’ve looked into what having a zero waste restaurant involves. Could you? Would you? A zero waste restaurant runs a closed loop operation. It…

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