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At GGS our aim is to give you the very best options for your home and garden recycling needs. With 2 exclusive flagship products – the Green Johanna and the Green Cone, you can select the one that suits your lifestyle perfectly.
Both are designed to reduce your weekly bin content. Either pick the Green Johanna to create compost from anything from garden cuttings to leftover food, or go with the Green Cone for organic food disposal. In addition to these units, we can also provide you with a complete range of accessories and green products to enhance your recycling.
A couple of weeks ago I assembled a Green Johanna in the small courtyard of Lily's, a social enterprise charity in Canterbury. This will replace the food waste bin that Veolia charge nearly £500 a year to empty. It allows Zoe Mcnulty Rodda and her team to turn their...read more
Are You a Leaf Peeper? Are you guilty of this? Does the autumn bring the leaf peeper out of you? Many of us that love the outdoors and are avid gardeners are most likely to be a leaf peeper. So what exactly is a leaf peeper? It is the name given to people who chase...read more
Autumn Colour is Good for your Health. Surveys suggest that the majority of people viewing autumn colours feel that their mood changes for the better. We cannot imagine anyone viewing the natural golds, crimsons, oranges and purples that the various tree species…read more
Britain is Reducing its Household Waste for a Fiver. How so? The new five-pound note has been causing a stir ever since the first ones were printed in September. Whether you can sell it on and make a windfall profit or whether you can destroy it are ironically the…read more
The Harlequins Heist. Do your Ladybirds have black or red wings? Do they have black or red
spots? This might sound all very trivial and unimportant, but this subtle difference should be of interest. Our lovely ladybird and its environment are under threat of a Harlequin…
Corals Covering our Crimes. We pollute the sea with our manmade sunken vessels, weapons of warfare and general junk. How is nature recycling and dealing with our bad habits? In some places of the ocean, these dumped vehicles have been turned into an underwater paradise…read more
Banquet Binned. What did wedding guests think when they heard they had just been served a bridal banquet that was heading for the landfill. It was revealed to this wedding party that the food they had eaten was not food taken from the bin; it was only heading for the…read more
“I recently ordered a Green Johanna after hearing about how good they are on a Permaculture course. The product came from Great Green Systems Limited. I was totally and pleasantly surprised by the speed at which the order was processed and delivered after my initial...read more
Turmeric is a hot topic. It’s not just the spice and flavour that gets us talking but the ongoing studies that reveal the amazing health benefits from turmeric. Family to the ginger plant, this native plant from Asia is certainly worth giving it a whirl in the garden....read more
5 Ways to reduce your plastic household waste. So you may not have a 3D printer (see previous blog) to produce art pieces from plastic bottles but there are certainly other amusing and fun ways to reduce and recycle your plastic household waste. Here are 5 ways you…read more