How Green is your Brown?

Now that the plastic pollution crisis has ignited mainstream awareness, we’re seeing a growing appreciation for natural and biodegradable materials.  Good old brown paper has become a reassuring packaging choice for people who want to reduce their waste. This has made the unbleached aesthetic of natural fibres a growing green trend. These days, brown is…

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Committed to Compostables

GREEN HOME’s big hairy audacious goal is to make plant-based packaging the norm by 2030.  And then along came 2020. This year has been one helluva rollercoaster ride, especially within the food industry. Restaurants, events and catering companies have been amongst the worst affected, with severe lockdown restrictions on serving hot food, public gatherings, curfews,…

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BBBEE Level 3 Certification for GREEN HOME

Update, in 2020 we beat our own goals and achieved Level 2 BBBEE certification. Read more here. 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,…

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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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