Communication and behaviour change programmes to help you achieve your goals.

Welcome to GreenEdge –  a full-service communication and behaviour change consultancy.

We bring many years of experience and a range of skills to enable business, non-profit and government organisations to reach their goals, reduce costs, and help grow pro-environmental practices.

                                                   

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Our Services 

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Using proven communication, marketing and social psychology methods, here’s what we do for clients:

  • Develop behaviour change campaigns that motivate action for responsible resource use, less wastage and more resilient companies and communities.
  • Provide forward-thinking, sustainability-driven companies with strategic marketing and creative  services to attract and grow new business.

“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

Our extensive experience in communications and marketing, together with a thorough understanding of sustainability, give you a powerful platform to build new business.

Services include:

  • Behaviour change programmes
  • Research and strategic planning
  • Marketing and PR campaigns
  • Creative and media production
  • Writing and editing
  • Design and branding
  • Training materials
  • Videos and documentaries

We work 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 Hugh Tyrrell 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

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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.

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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.

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Contact

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 : hugh@greenedge.co.za
Address: PO Box 2341 Cape Town