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We are constantly striving for innovation, seeking better ways to achieve a greener, cleaner and smarter end result. Your heath, that of your family and workers, and the sustainability of the planet are our primary concerns when it comes to offering green cleaning solutions that work. We like to keep our customers and stakeholders up to date with industry trends, Green Worx news and green cleaning practices at home or work.

Latest Blog Articles

Why Organic Is Better For Healthcare Facility Management

May 28, 2019

It is no secret how important it is to keep our healthcare facilities clean. These facilities need to be sanitised to ensure that people being treated can recover effectively from their ailments without being exposed to further risk due to inefficient cleaning and s...

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Keeping Healthcare Institutions Clean And Safe

May 28, 2019

“One who maintains cleanliness keeps away diseases.” - Sam Veda Healthcare institutions are pivotal to the survival of society. They are the institutions that are built to facilitate health and healing. If, however, these ins...

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Effective Hand Hygiene For Your Health

April 5, 2019

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd.  The most common and often underrated cause of the spread of illness is poor hand hygiene. Despite the commonly known mantras for advice many have heard growing up, like ‘wash your h...

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How Clean Are Your Hands Really?

April 5, 2019

Proper hand hygiene is more important than most people realise. We use our hands in almost every single exchange and/or interaction throughout the day. Hands are a primary source for carrying and distributing harmful bacteria and germs that lead to the spreading of ma...

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MEA Business Awards – Rewarding Excellence

February 20, 2019

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd.  “Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.”- Pat Riley . The economic and socio-political climate globally,...

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Motivated by The MEA Business Awards

February 20, 2019

We had the huge honour of being awarded the MEA Business Award for the “Most Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Manufacturer 2018”. These accolades always invigorate us with new energy to follow our passion to keep growing in what we do and to continue to offer the be...

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The Ugly Truth About Climate Change

January 23, 2019

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd. “When a problem arises do not ignore it. Take the time to evaluate it. Take the time to understand it in (an) effort to discover and implement a solution.” - Wendy Nicole Anderson. ...

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There’s a Change in the Atmosphere

January 23, 2019

Climate change is a hot topic these days, pun intended, and it is not just going to go away. It often seems that the issue of climate change is far too big for any of us to tackle - but the truth is that there are things that we can do in our everyday lives that can...

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2019: Trends To Look Out For In The Cleaning Products Market

January 7, 2019

The cleaning products market is one of the biggest markets, both nationally and globally. It’s no secret why this is a massive market; by their very nature, the products are a necessity. However, any industry with such a great demand inevitably has a large competitiv...

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Keeping It 100% Green

December 14, 2018

Contract cleaners are a dime a dozen. Fortunately we found one that is not only green, but 100% green, from head to toe: Teliot Cleaning & Hygiene Services. This company is committed to ensuring that every aspect of your clean is safe for the environment as well th...

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Turning Aspiration Into Action: Maintaining Green Status

October 29, 2018

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd.  “Being green and clean is not just an aspiration but an action.”- Christine Pelosi. The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) i...

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A Cleaner, Greener Kitchen

October 29, 2018

We understand how important a clean and green kitchen is to you. That is why we tailor made the Odorite Ultra All Surface Kitchen cleaner to meet your needs. Like all our green cleaning products, the Odorite Ultra Surface Kit...

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Water: We Must Keep Saving

October 8, 2018

Cape Town is breathing a sigh of relief as its Level 6B water restrictions are being reverted to Level 5. The dams are reported to be at 74% (double where they were this time last year) and rising, with a good forecast of rain to come. ...

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The Eastern Cape Follows Cape Town In Its Water Crisis

October 8, 2018

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd. The redemption of Cape Town dam water levels has been met with marked relief. Day Zero was effectively kept at bay. Reportedly, dam levels in the Western Cape have continued ...

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Clean hands in the industrial and food sectors

August 29, 2018

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd. With the recent ill-health and food borne diseases that have plagued South Africa, it seems that the need for a reassessment of hygiene and health standards in the industria...

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Mother said to wash your hands

August 29, 2018

It is no secret that handwashing is important for health and wellness. We often touch hundreds of things a day. Although a large population of people were raised to wash their hands regularly, reports have shown that a staggering amount of people skip this little ritual all together. So,...

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Embracing the Age of Green Lodges

August 3, 2018

Taking vacation days or getting away for the weekend is a much-needed de-stressor in today's competitive rat race. Natural tourist destinations such as lodges in nature reserves could provide travelers with the unplugged rest they need. ...

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The Green Lodge Movement

August 3, 2018

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd In recent years, the terms ‘eco-friendly’ and ‘going green’ have become increasingly popular. With the millennial generation calling for establishments to become “wo...

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The Advent of Green Hospitality

June 29, 2018

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd According to the Green Hotels Association, “Green Hotels are environmentally-friendly properties (where) managers are eager to institute programmes that save water, save energy and reduce solid waste - while savin...

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Five Ways to be a Green Tourist

June 29, 2018

According to Greatist.com, green travel refers to “... responsible travel practices that pay attention to environmental, social, and economic sustainability.” There are many different ways to trave...

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Keeping Your Household Clean and Green

May 28, 2018

Most modern-day mothers, fathers and caregivers certainly have their hands full. Balancing work and family life in a high performance socio-economic climate can be extremely overwhelming, but your household cleaning doesn’t have to be. Not only are there simple, cost effective soluti...

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Efficient, Sustainable and Effective Facilities Management

May 28, 2018

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd A well-maintained facility is imperative for any business. Poor working conditions lead to a decline in the health and motivation of staff members, which, in turn, leads to a decline in productivity and prof...

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Food Industry Alert: Maintaining Listeria Free Factories and Kitchens

May 2, 2018

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd In the wake of the listeria outbreak that continues to plague South Africa, it is imperative that manufacturers and wholesalers in the food and beverages industry ensure their factories and kitchens are effectively cleaned a...

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Keep Your Kitchen Clean and Family Safe

May 2, 2018

The listeria outbreak has left many families feeling unsafe as the vulnerability of homes becoming contaminated, especially kitchens, is increasingly being highlighted. Now more than ever before it has become a top priority to ensure that your home is clean and sanitised....

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Measures to Protect Oneself from Listeriosis

April 12, 2018

Green Worx CEO, John J Coetzee, shares his listeria-beating advice with the SAFM Lifestyle radio show.       ...

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How To Protect Your Family From The Listeria Outbreak

March 5, 2018

South Africa is currently in the grips of one of the worst Listeria outbreaks the world has ever seen, with over 170 deaths reported. According to The National Health Laboratory Service, 915 cases of Listeria have been reported since last year January. ...

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Precautionary measures in the wake of the listeriosis outbreak

March 5, 2018

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd Across South Africa, the outbreak of the food-borne disease Listeria has been reported as possibly being the largest outbreak of its kind the world has ever seen. This disease has already claimed more than 170 lives. Accord...

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Delaying Day Zero

February 20, 2018

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd Water is a valuable commodity. It has been said that the third world war will be fought over water. It is a resource that is quickly running out, as Cape Town is set to become the first city to run out of water. The wo...

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5 Tips For Saving Water In Your Home

February 12, 2018

We have all become acutely aware of the water crisis looming in Cape Town, perpetuated by the three-year drought. With concerted efforts by the Capetonian residents, businesses, government and agricultural sector, “Day Zero” has been delayed to the 11th of May 2018. While this drought has mad...

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The African Leadership Awards Acknowledge Green Businesses

January 30, 2018

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd Mauritius has long been known as an idyllic holiday destination. Unfortunately, environmental news from this paradise had started to become somewhat underwhelming and serious action needed to be taken to help bring Mauritius ...

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Cleaning Your Home With Only Five Products For Under R200 Per Month

January 30, 2018

When looking for the best cleaning products for home cleaning, modern day families are often caught between wanting to keep an eco-friendly home and staying within a budget for their cleaning supplies. It is possible to have a green household without bre...

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Does Your Building Have A Green Star Rating?

October 23, 2017

When buildings are awarded a Green Star rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), it is the first step for sustainability, but once occupied, these buildings are often not operated as eco-conscious as intended. According to a scientific pa...

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Clean Your Home, Clean Your Conscience

August 30, 2017

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd For the last decade, South Africa has been on an educational journey, as the market began to embrace greener living, cleaner results and smarter practices. The planet is finite, and its resources are limited. In le...

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Greening Facilities Management, A Global Challenge

August 3, 2017

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd According to a scientific paper entitled “Building and Environment”, the practice of sustainable facilities management (FM) is rapidly evolving with the increasing interest in the discourse of sustainable development....

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Proudly SA Manufacturer Tagged “Green” By Global Certification

August 1, 2017

In the world of “green”, claims of eco-friendliness and biodegradability abound. Sadly, however, these claims can often not be substantiated, the products and services are not truly green, and consumers and businesses are duped into harming the planet in a different way. ...

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Greening Facilities Management, a global challenge

July 30, 2017

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd According to a scientific paper entitled “Building and Environment”, the practice of sustainable facilities management (FM) is rapidly evolving with the increasing interest in the discourse of sustainable development. “Survey res...

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Three Reasons Why Your Business Needs A Green Consultant

July 1, 2017

While South Africa continues to move towards a green trend when developing new buildings, the real test of sustainability begins on occupation. If a building is green, but is occupants are not, the trade-off will most likely lead to diluted sustainability results. Accordi...

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How to Make Your Home Cleaner, Greener and Smarter

July 1, 2017

Earth comprises limited resources; resources which we rely on for survival. Often, the question arises; why should we go green? Saving the planet may not be only for altruistic purposes. It is the key to our own continued existence, to the health of our families and the safety of our homes....

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How to make your home cleaner, greener and smarter

June 30, 2017

Issued by Perfect Word Consulting (Pty) Ltd Earth comprises limited resources; resources which we rely on for survival. Often, the question arises; why should we go green? Saving the planet may not be only for altruistic purposes. It is the key to our own continued existence...

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Here’s To Greener Offices (And More Productive Staff) In 2017

June 1, 2017

Many employees will start their working day by organising their workspace. Once their environment is arranged to their liking and feels within their control, their productivity can kick in. Until this moment, even if work has begun, clutter or dirt will act as a continuous subconscious distr...

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Green Business; Is It Trainable, Is It Viable?

May 1, 2017

As the world continues to debate whether or not climate change is a reality, businesses throughout South Africa are weighing up the pros and cons of “going green”. While some use eco status as a badge to promote a good image, others are intent on actually making a difference in the way t...

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Why Sustainable Business Still Matters

April 1, 2017

Forbes’ list of 2016’s most sustainable companies has highlighted the fact that sustainability still matters. The reality is that, while we live, work, and rely on planet earth, we need to look after the limited resources that remain. According to Forbes, and based on...

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Proudly South African Manufacturer Wins International Sustainability Award

March 1, 2017

Frost & Sullivan Applauds Green Worx’s Commitment to Sustainability by Creating Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products Based on its recent analysis of the biological cleaning market, Frost & Sullivan recognised Green Worx Cleaning Solutions with the 2016 South Afric...

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Local Manufacturer Awarded By M&G – Green Technology Innovation

February 1, 2017

On the 29th of July 2016, local green cleaning product manufacturer, Green Worx Cleaning Solutions, was presented with the Award for runner up in the Green Technology Innovation category of the Mail & Guardian (M&G) Greening the Future Awards. These annual M&G Awards str...

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Frost & Sullivan Applauds Green Worx’s Commitment to Sustainability

January 1, 2017

Frost & Sullivan Applauds Green Worx’s Commitment to Sustainability by Creating Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products Green Worx prides itself on being a local company with international standards by delivering high-quality, cost-effective and eco-friendly cleaning...

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Fostering Sustainability – At Home, Work and School

December 1, 2016

Whether discussing the health of employees at work, kids at school, or families at home, there is no doubt that good cleaning practices, using non-toxic products are a must. A report by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) indicates that products containing Volatile ...

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Clean Offices; Healthy, Happy Staff

November 1, 2016

An unhygienic workplace results in an unhealthy workforce, negatively impacting on productivity, staff morale and brand image. A key element to any employer’s strategic plan should be maintaining employee wellness, and developing a culture of cleanliness, productivity and sustainability....

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