The drugs are broken down by microbial activity and no residue is left by the end of the composting process.
For complete breakdown it takes between 8 to 10 months
Yes, it is a completely nature process with no added chemicals and the processes is strictly monitored to make sure there is no harm to the environment
The material that remains after the process has been completed is used on site for our beautification project which includes planting trees and creating gardens.
Yes, we have received permission for our site from the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning and the City of Cape Town: Environmental Health. Annual audits are conducted by an external environmental consultant.
No, animals are placed together
Unfortunately visits to the site are not permitted without prior arrangement
Sufficient cover of greens and mature compost over the animal bodies acts as a bio filter, reducing the chance of flies breeding and odours escaping during the breakdown process.
We use the compost for trees only – fruit and indigenous.
Greenpop identify areas of de forestation / in need of greening and the dedicated trees are planted there. The coordinates of the area appear on the personalized certificate issued
Private Homes, Vets, Charity Animal Organizations (S.P.C.A., Animal Welfare, etc.), Government (City of Cape Town) or simply anyone who has lost a loved animal and desires a “green” burial.
YES – We offer a dignified PET Farewell from cats to horses.
Losing your beloved pet is difficult in any situation. If your beloved pet dies suddenly at home, you will need to take certain steps and make a few decisions right away.
If you need to handle and prepare the remains yourself, here is how to proceed:
Wear latex gloves while handling the body. Upon death, bodily fluids are often released. You may wish to clean the areas around your dog's mouth, genitals and anus if fluid and/or waste has been released. Note that additional bodily fluids and/or waste might be released when the body is moved