Protecting our Oceans, one Straw at a Time – GREEN HOME Paper Straws

There’s been a big fuss about plastic straws in recent years. And rightly so. They’re small, lightweight and easily travel to where they don’t belong in massive numbers, through the action of wind and rain. Straws are used briefly and then tossed, but continue to pollute environments for hundreds of years or more, with well…

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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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Plastic Straws: Do We Need Them?

The Two Oceans Aquarium recently produced the poster on the left.  See their blog post Straws Suck.  We totally agree with the sentiment! Plastic straws are widely used without question.  It is standard practice to receive a straw with a cold drink at most fast food outlets and in most restaurants.  There are some scary…

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