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 Interviews: Emile Fourie – Industrial Composter

Emile Fourie became an entrepreneur because he saw a flawed system and wanted to do something about it. His company, YWaste, offer a green alternative to landfill which includes a composting service. Emile tells us he’s trying to create a better existence. And he knows that to create change within his chosen arena, the waste…

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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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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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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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