Below is 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. If you know of any new suppliers, please feel free to suggest them for this list.
Onyx Press (Cape Town)
Onyx Press offers a full service of Commercial Printing. 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.
Hot Ink (Cape Town)
Carbon neutral and environmentally-minded digital printer in Cape Town. Recycled papers in stock, all their paper is FSC Certified.
Powder and water based inks used. Flagship member of the 110% Green Initiative.
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.
Green Home supplies a great range of eco-friendly food packaging made from 100% biodegradable plant materials.
Faithful to Nature
Online shopping for an organic lifestyle, they sell a wide range of natural products. Their products display icons to show when they are plastic-free, vegan, natural, etc.
Kalk Bay Website Hosting (SA)
Green Website Hosting (UK)
Green Website Hosting. 100% Wind Powered. UK servers and personal; friendly support from a green and ethical company.
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.
Ellies Renewable Energy
The original Vegan restaurant in Cape Town because let’s face it, eating less meat is the right thing to do on so many levels 😉
Cape Town Vegan
Honest and quirky reviews, and listings of vegan friendly restaurants in Cape Town. You can search for locations by suburb or by map.
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 😉