Category Archives: GreenSax

‘That’s Clever’ gardening tips for March

  March is an exciting time in any gardener’s calendar so we here at GreenSax thought we would mark that by sharing a clever gardening tip each day on our Facebook and Twitter page. We’ve even compiled a list of … Continue reading

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Cutting back on plastics

  Each year, an estimated 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide. That comes out to over one million per minute! In today’s world, it is nearly impossible to eliminate plastic from our lives entirely, if you would like to try … Continue reading

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The Sod Show hits the headlines

Last week we shared the news about The Sodshow winning an award for best podcast at the Blog Awards Ireland 2012. Did you spot them in the paper?   We also got a lovely mention! We’re so proud to be … Continue reading

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It’s OK to compost – The Big List!

  This month we’ve been compiling a list of everyday household items that are OK to compost. Don’t worry if you’ve missed any, we’ve got them all on a list below: Stale Cereal Pizza box Cotton balls Paper cupcake cases … Continue reading

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GreenSax teams up with Brown Bin Rescue

  We all know how beneficial composting can be, but let’s face it. There are some unpleasant factors that go hand in hand with it: smelly food, flies, and dealing with potential messes. We’ve created a bag that is 100% … Continue reading

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Binning it. Compostable bagging the only route to proper waste disposal.

Compostable binning – is responsible binning for you and streets and paths around you. Bad waste will end up no where other than under our feet. Look out for our GreenSax compostable bags on a shelf near you or fill … Continue reading

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Our Autumn Gardening Tips

  We were only saying the other day that the year seems to be flying by. We’ve already seen Christmas decorations for sale in some shops and Halloween hasn’t even passed yet! With the leaves starting to fall from the … Continue reading

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National composting week everywhere except Ireland!

  We have lots of initiatives for encouraging composting from private, commercial and state bodies.  This includes advise on home composts, brown bin inclusions and education on the effects of landfills, value of reducing waste and use of compost for … Continue reading

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Brown Bin waste… Where does it go and what happens to it?

  GreenSax (Liz) went to visit Johnstown Recycling Centre in Mullingar to find out what happens to the brown bin waste when it is collected from your home or business. This began as a discovery into what happens to plastic (i.e. … Continue reading

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Compostable bags? What is the benefit? (Brown Bin Waste is valuable rubbish!)

Compostable bags? What is the benefit? Many people are, understandably, confused about compostable bags and what makes them different to plastic bags.  To us, the answer is simple but that’s because we make them!  Imagine, if you will, there are … Continue reading

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