DEA Considers a Plastic Ban – so we Visit Them

This week, the lovely Phindi Dlamini from GREEN HOME popped in at the Department of Environmental Affairs. She came bearing a gift for South Africa’s Environmental Affairs Minister, Edna Molewa. Let’s Make Plant-Based Packaging the Norm Recently, Molewa has been speaking out about our plastic pollution problem. And she is reportedly considering a ban on certain single-use…

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Clear Deli Containers & Lids: Perfect for Salad & Dessert

These deli containers and lids have just arrived in our warehouses and are ready for order! They are clear PLA plastic, which is made from renewable plant resources instead of petroleum. The production of PLA plastic produces significantly less greenhouse gas emissions and uses less non-renewable energy than petroleum-based plastic. Our deli bowls are made…

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Why Use Biodegradable Packaging When it is So Easy to Recycle?

We were recently asked this question. While it is excellent to see more and more types of plastic being recycled, there are two important reasons why biodegradable is better. Firstly, compostable packaging is made from renewable plant material and secondly it returns to its natural elements in composting environments. Most food packaging is plastic or contains…

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