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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How to Tell if Your Hot Cup Lid is Compostable

Identifying compostable Hot Cup Lids is super easy. Just look for the embossed words which say ‘Compostable Lid’ in the middle of the lid above the sippy hole. The lid will also have the letters ‘PLA’ below the triangular material code. That’s all you need to check to be sure your lid is made from…

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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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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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Leading the Change

Because it’s Women’s Month, we sat down with GREEN HOME’s very own leading light Catherine Morris (known to most as Cat) for a chat about SA’s biodegradable revolution, women and what keeps her inspired. It’s been 11 years since you started GREEN HOME. Looking back, do any key inspirations stand out from the journey so…

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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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