Welcome to the Great Green Systems blog

At GGS our aim is to give you the very best options for your home and garden recycling needs – you can read about these in our blog. 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 as demonstrated by some of the articles in our blog below. 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.

By reading our blog, you can stay up to date with composting news.

Singing in the Rain – Recycle Weeds

Although we get a little down with warm wet summers, there is something in every garden that just loves this weather. It thrives in the warm moisture and has the upper hand of even the most proficient gardener. What are we talking about? Yes you guessed it – weeds! If...

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Tea Time is Recycle Time

Tea Time Confusion When Brits say ‘are you coming for tea?’ foreign friends are often confused about what this invitation actually means. Is it literally for a cup of tea, or is it a meal? What time do they actually mean, 3 0’clock or after 6 O’clock? It is so...

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Swap Mushrooms for Coffee?

Recycling your coffee We are not really suggesting you have to swap coffee for mushrooms…but what if you could enjoy both? (Not necessarily at the same time!) When recycling your coffee grounds you are making the perfect compost for mushroom growing. How amazing is...

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Green Cone – Customer testimonial

"After browsing through the very clear and concise website of Great Green Systems I decided to order a Green Cone as I already own a compost tumbler and I wanted to be able to reduce more food waste. I was very impressed that the Green Cone would be able to recycle...

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A Recycled Bridal Breakfast

A wedding day is a time for celebration! Many months are often spent preparing for the event; getting the right dress, flowers, invites and venue etc. One of the most important things a couple likes to get right for their guests (after the seating plan!) is the food...

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Clean Your Rubbish!

Is that even possible? Surely, it is rubbish in the first place because we threw it out of our clean house for the dirty and smelly tip? Not exactly, we are talking about cleaning household waste that is heading for recycling. For example, cleaning the bin usually...

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A Crave for Leftovers

At some point in our lives, we have all eaten the leftover piece of pizza the next morning. Admit it, the curry leftovers even tasted better the next day too. It could sound like just a humorous topic, but leftovers and what we do with our food is serious. If we can...

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The Luck of the Draw ‘er

‘Luck of the draw’ is an old English idiom for something one has no control over. You cannot contrive the result if it is truly random. Interestingly all these words can also be associated with a different kind of drawer. It’s that drawer, often in the kitchen or...

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