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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ORASA Launch Event in Cape Town

On 18 March 2019 the Organics Recycling Association of South Africa (ORASA) held its official launch event at Hotel Verde in Cape Town.   YWaste’s Emile Fourie MC’d in front of a full house. ORASA’s launch is certainly timely. With organic waste to landfill bans fast approaching in the Western Cape, the need for collaboration…

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Visit to The Waterfront Waste Recovery & Recycling Centre

  When last did you think about waste management? It’s not a sexy topic. Which is probably why it tends to get ignored. But we all create waste, and collectively, it causes serious problems. Fortunately, there are people paying attention, and working to bring about change. The V&A Waterfront is at the cutting edge of…

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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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Industrial Composting with the Heron IVC from Earth Probiotic

Have you ever wondered what industrial composting looks like? How does it work? What is the cost compared to disposing of food waste in a landfill? We caught up with Gavin Heron from Earth Probiotic to find out about the locally made Heron IVC Composter and the results from their pilot study at the Tshwane…

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Bokashi Bucket Composting

Composting is all good and well if you have a house with a garden. What happens when you live in a small space? What about flat residents or a home with a small balcony or courtyard? There are some great composting solutions to explore. One of the more popular methods is a Bokashi Bucket system,…

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