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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GREEN Innovations That Help Eliminate Plastic

Take-away food containers that look biodegradable often have a not-so-silver lining. Lots of paper coffee cups, deli boxes, food trays (and much more) have plastic linings to make them water and oil resistant. These plastic linings are non-compostable (so they can stick around for hundreds or thousands of years). Plus, they can potentially contain harsh…

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Double Walled Coffee Cups: Now in Stock

Last year we launched our own brand of coffee cups. Now due to popular demand, we are adding double walled coffee cups to our range. ¬†250ml and 350ml cups are available. Most paper coffee cups are lined with a thin layer of plastic. Plastic is made from petroleum which is a non-renewable resource and because…

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GreenHome Sponsors Book Dash

The inaugural¬†Book Dash was held at the Cape Town Library on 28 June 2014. The purpose of this project is to create open licensed children’s books, to allow them to be affordably and easily distributed. Books are an expensive luxury to an individual earning minimum wage and not enough South African children have access to…

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