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Level 6 Water Restrictions – Infographic

Level 6 Water Restrictions – Infographic

We knew it was coming and now it’s official; level 6 water restrictions will be implemented from 1 January 2018 in Cape Town. The City of Cape Town placed the notice in the government gazette on 1 December – for your convenience, we summed up the restrictions in a handy infographic:   Pin it here. .. read more

On December 15th, 2017, posted in: News, Uncategorized by , , ,

Top Food Trends for 2018

Top Food Trends for 2018

With another year always comes another trend.  When it comes to the fast paced food industry, it’s difficult to keep up! This year has seen over-the-top extravagant milkshakes (trust me, you HAVE to see it), activated-charcoal everything (still going strong) and fermented foods amongst many others. According to wholefoodsmarket.com, eatthis.com and dmagazine.com, here are the .. read more

On December 8th, 2017, posted in: News, Uncategorized by , ,

Get that Summer Feeling with some Awesome Smoothie Recipes

Get that Summer Feeling with some Awesome Smoothie Recipes

Summer is the season for everything fresh – from crisp salads, cold soups to decadent fruit smoothies! Our range of biodegradable clear PLA cups, containers and lids are perfect for these Summer favorites.  Serving as an eco-friendly alternative to your traditional plastic clear cups and containers, our PLA cups and containers are made from renewable .. read more

On December 6th, 2017, posted in: News, Uncategorized by , ,

Amazing DIY cleaning recipes for every surface in your home

Amazing DIY cleaning recipes for every surface in your home

According to environmental experts, the average household contains up to 62 toxic chemicals.  From the harmful fumes of your oven cleaner to the triclosan in your hand soap, you are surrounded by an invisible enemy that can cause various health issues. If you like your home squeaky clean and rely heavily on your trusted store-bought .. read more

On December 1st, 2017, posted in: News by , ,

Turn your EcoCups into Eco Gift Boxes

Turn your EcoCups into Eco Gift Boxes

The Festive Season is upon us which means gift shopping is at the top of our to-do lists! Going the DIY route with some of your gift choices is not only creative, thoughtful and thrifty, it’s also kind to the environment because you are recycling! Our DIY EcoCup gift boxes are perfect to fill with .. read more

On November 24th, 2017, posted in: How to, News, Recycling by , ,

8 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress this Festive Season

8 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress this Festive Season

Whether it is a strained relationship with a family member, a shrinking budget or simply the overwhelming task of planning everything, the festive season can leave many of us more stressed than refreshed! It doesn’t always feel like the “most wonderful time of the year” but with some stress-busting strategies in place you may be .. read more

On November 17th, 2017, posted in: News by ,

Festive Trading Hours – 2017

Festive Trading Hours – 2017

It’s that time of year again, so here are our festive trading hours. The EcoPack offices will be closing on Friday 22 December 2017, so that we can all enjoy a much-needed break. Our offices will open again on Tuesday 2 January 2017. If you will be needing any products over the Christmas / New Year period, please .. read more

On November 13th, 2017, posted in: News by

5 Eco-friendly, remote holiday destinations in South Africa

5 Eco-friendly, remote holiday destinations in South Africa

It’s that time of the year again.  We are slowly shaking off 2017 and looking forward to some much needed time off to recharge. The festive season is usually spent with friends and family, but if you have a bit of extra time and feel like you need to get away from the hustle & .. read more

On November 10th, 2017, posted in: Lifestyle, News, Uncategorized by ,

How to improve your car’s fuel efficiency

How to improve your car’s fuel efficiency

We are all feeling it.  Tight water restrictions, a struggling economy and an ever rising fuel price is enough to raise anyone’s stress levels through the roof. Although these things are beyond our control, there are still steps you can take to make the best of a tough situation.  If you commute long distances and .. read more

On November 3rd, 2017, posted in: How to, News by , , 4 Comments

Your Water Rationing Survival Guide

Your Water Rationing Survival Guide

Water rationing in Cape Town has officially started on Monday (although some areas were already affected by it) and the reigns are now pulled tighter than ever before. A while back, we posted how to take a 2 minute shower, but guess what?  The recommended shower time is now down to 1 minute (is that .. read more

On October 27th, 2017, posted in: How to, News by ,