What is Eco Friendly Packaging?

Eco Friendly packaging considers the full life cycle of packaging. Along with the functionality, it takes into account what happens before and after use. First up, it’s important to know where the raw materials come from. Is the source sustainably managed? Does it contain harmful ingredients? Is it renewable, or fossil fuel-based? Did it involve…

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Takeaway Containers that Don’t Cost the Earth

Takeaway containers have become an important part of modern day life.¬† They offer convenience as many people eat on the go. Takeaway containers are usually made from polystyrene, which is a type of plastic. Polystyrene is incredibly durable and it will break into smaller pieces however, it will not biodegrade or break down into simpler…

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Food & Beverage Reporter features eco friendly packaging

The Food & Beverage Reporter recently featured GreenHome products in this article about making packaging more environmentally friendly. The article talks about innovations in packaging that minimise the impact of the waste generated by fast food.¬†Packaging product suppliers are assessing their products in terms of how eco friendly they are. Most of the products mentioned…

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Environmentally Friendly Packaging for Burgers

The GBC (Great Burger Company) in Brooklyn, Pretoria are serving burgers, fries and onion rings in environmentally friendly packaging. They are using takeaway burger boxes made from bagasse which is a by-product of sugarcane. Bagasse burger boxes are made from 100% natural resources, are non-toxic as well as heat and oil resistant. This environmentally-friendly packaging…

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