Below are a list of suppliers and partners who operate with high ethical and/or environmental standards or who offer environmentally friendly business services. This list is primarily aimed at the South African Market. Please feel free to suggest new suppliers for this list.
Onyx Press (Cape Town)
Onyx Press offer a full service Commercial Printing offering. They use vegetable based inks and are able to produce low migration food grade printing. Onyx is one of only a few large format printers in the country that uses process-less and chemical free litho plate technology. Request recycled paper for the ultimate environmentally conscious printing solution.
Print It ZA (Joburg)
A printer that cares about the environment and actively endeavours to lighten their footprint – Print It ZA offer eco printing solutions such as printing on recycled papers using vegetable inks.
Providing an alternative to plastic packaging – instead of using oil they use 100% biodegradable & compostable products manufactured from sugar cane, plant starches and paper board sourced from managed plantations. Their product list is immense: take-away containers, cutlery, plates, clear “plastic looking” cups, coffee cups.
Faithful to Nature
Online shopping for an organic lifestyle. They sell natural and organic products and products that help you become more natural and organic – products display icons to show when plastic free, vegan, natural etc.
Kalk Bay Website Hosting (SA)
A global campaign by individuals and organisations guided by a founding vision to transform society by taking a stand for ethics, values and clean living.
E’Yako Green manufactures, sources and supplies environmentally friendly corporate gifts and clothing. Their focus is on locally manufactured corporate gifts of quality that do no harm, help clean up the environment, are recyclable and reusable, and enable companies to reduce their carbon footprint.
Ecospecifier is home of all the leading Certified and Verified Sustainable Products knowledge. Information you can trust because it has been independently checked by their expert team.
Buying with a conscience has never been easier with this awesome store in Woodstock near the Biscuit Mill. Arrive with your own vessels and fill up with washing powder, hand soap, olive oil, wheat-free pasta and so much more. They even have jars you can borrow or buy should you forget yours at home. Wonderful initiative, wonderful people – be a better human and reduce your waste now – the feel good factor of buying with zero waste is the new retail therapy 😉