Sustainability and behaviour change programmes to help achieve your aims.

Welcome to GreenEdge –  a specialist sustainability communication and behaviour change consultancy.

We bring many years of experience and a range of skills to enable organisations to meet their goals, motivate people, and grow good business.


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Our Services 

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Using proven communication and marketing methods, here’s how we help our clients:

  • Deliver strategic marketing and creative solutions to forward-thinking companies for new business development.
  • Coach companies on the business greening process and how to step up to their own sustainability journey.
  •        Design and implement behaviour change campaigns that encourage action for responsible resource use and more resilient companies and communities.

“Phase 1 was launched with great success thanks to the effective marketing and awareness and I am looking forward to further successes in phase 2 and 3 of the roll out. GreenEdge is a leader in the marketing and awareness realm of waste minimization projects.”

- David Wright

Solid Waste Manager, Saldanha Bay Municipality

We offer a range of services using our extensive experience in communications and marketing together with a deep understanding of sustainability:

  • Research and strategic planning
  • Marketing communication campaigns
  • Behaviour change programmes
  • Business greening coaching
  • Writing and editing
  • Design and branding
  • Training materials
  • Videos and documentaries

We work closely with you to clarify the brief, research the context, develop a strategy, come up with creative solutions, and project manage their implementation.

Drop us a mail here and we will get back to you. Or get in touch with us on 083-253 4100. We welcome the opportunity to assist.

“Hugh Tyrrell has helped us develop a world class environmental strategy. We could not have got our staff and management to the level of understanding we have without his strategic insight, clarity of communication, caring nature and passion to make it happen.”

- Tom McLaughlin

Technical Manager: Good Business Journey, Woolworths


Our Clients

We work with people in a range of sectors:

  • Recycling and waste management contractors
  • Environmental and engineering consultants
  • Corporates, medium-sized and SME companies
  • Sustainability, SHEQ and Facilities managers
  • Development agencies and non-profits
  • Local, provincial and national government

Past and present clients include:  Averda, Aurecon, JG Afrika, WastePlan, Tedcor, GreenCape, PlasticsSA, PETCO, MottMacDonald, Western Cape government, City of Cape Town, Drakenstein and Saldanha Bay Municipalities, Sanlam, Distell, Nedbank, Metropolitan Life, Woolworths, Green Building Council SA.

Our B-BBEE rating and CSD accreditation
GreenEdge Communications is a Level 4 exempted micro-enterprise contributor with 100% procurement recognition. It is also an accredited supplier on the national Central Supplier Database (CSD) to all government departments and municipalities.

“The Sustainability Team would like to thank Hugh for his guidance and inspiration.”

- Ronel Bantjes

Head: Marketing & PR, Mergence Investment Managers (Pty) Ltd

We welcome the opportunity to provide sustainable solutions so you get the results you want. Get in touch by phone or email. Or fill out the inquiry form with more details and we will get back to you.


About Us

The GreenEdge purpose is to use our marketing, communication, coaching and consulting expertise to help organisations countrywide become leaders in sustainability.

Hugh Tyrrell has 30 years of experience in marketing communications and environmental sustainability. After a dozen years as a copywriter and creative head in major agencies, he left advertising to consult to business, non-profit and government clients on environmental communications and behaviour change. Hugh was the founding editor of EarthYear and ReSource national magazines and convened several environmental journalism conferences. A long-standing member of the Institute of Waste Management, he is a leading specialist in designing behaviour change campaigns to increase participation in recycling programmes. Hugh has a degree in Sociology and English from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is founder and vice-chair of TreeKeepers Cape Town. Download CV.

Liz Mackenzie is an editor and author with specialisations in adult education and learning materials development in the humanities and social sciences including environmental awareness and literacy. She has worked as a journalist for The Argus and Agence France-Presse (AFP) and as an academic at the Centre for Adult and Continuing Education (UWC), developing adult educational texts which have been published globally. She has a BA Fine Arts, Hons in English (Rhodes) and an M.Phil in Adult Education (UCT).

GreenEdge is carbon neutral
Our voluntary emissions offsets are purchased through PACE Credible Carbon and contribute to the Kuyasa Housing Project, Cape Town.

Our B-BBEE Rating and Tradeworld Accreditation
GreenEdge Communications is a Level 4 exempted micro-enterprise contributor with 100% procurement recognition, and is an accredited supplier on the TradeWorld and Western Cape government databases.



Get In Touch

We welcome the opportunity to assist with sustainable solutions. Get in touch using the contact details below to discuss your needs or make an appointment to meet. Or fill in the inquiry form and we will get back to you.

Cell: 083 253 4100
E-mail :
Address: PO Box 2341 Cape Town