Create a Sustainable Home YOU Love with my Book!
Do you want a more sustainable lifestyle? Make more yourself, do more yourself, grow your own, eat healthier, take care of your family and our planet and create a home you can love? Healthy Planet, Healthy People, Healthy Home is here to help!
I am so very excited that my book Healthy Plant, Healthy People, Healthy Home - is returning in print! Published under the Recycled Interiors label, this book sold out when we first launched so we are now restocking with a brand new print run!
In the book you will take small steps, to make a difference to the sustainability of our planet, increase your health and happiness and tread more lightly on the earth.
This is not about feeling guilty for the things you are doing or not doing - it is all about giving you the tools and information to take small steps which will make a difference to the health of you, your family, your home and our planet. We are all about small steps and reducing eco-anxiety.
WHO IS THE BOOK FOR?
This book is really for everyone!
We all need to understand how to be more sustainable in our homes and our lives. It is something anyone will benefit from, and you will take away inspiration and ideas for your home and your life. Take the time to spend time on you - your health and wellbeing & integral to the health of our planet - it is all connected.
In particular this book is for you if you are interested in designing, building or renovating your home; want a broad overview of passive design; ideas about how to use less energy in your home; solar energy and home battery storage; and how to be more mindful in your decorating. If you want to take more time to have a hands on approach to your lifestyle you will find basic advice on gardening and composting at home; information about the importance of bees in your garden; information & guides about sustainable food; tips on waste management & more!
Take more time to have a hands on approach to your lifestyle with craft, DIY and cooking; make, mend and upcycle; try a range of craft & upcycling projects shared by some clever creatives; and feel more empowered to make changes in your life.
Buy the limited edition print copy PLUS eBook for 59.00 (valued at 84.90) and get Maggie Beers exclusive content plus the print book edition
Buy the eBook edition 34.95 - receive instant access. Bonus material by Maggie Beer - not available in print edition from one of our cooking icons!
Buy the Print edition and enjoy the experience of holding a beautiful book to keep as you turn the pages for a $49.95. (limited release)
Some of what you will get from the book
- Stories from the various contributors and myself, about our journey to a more sustainable home we love
- Learn more about sustainable building and design
- Get the basics on why you should have a home garden, how to start composting and why your food source and waste is so critical to our planet
- Learn some great DIY, upcycling and craft projects
- Improve your health and wellbeing, and the health of our planet, through the growing, cooking and eating of food and grab a few old fashioned, yummy recipes from our contributors
- Create a more sustainable home you can love, the way you like to decorate, with the things you like to have around you - making it your own, not something out of a magazine
- Have fun and see the impact you can have on the planet, in making, creating and doing it yourself
- Take a peek into some beautiful homes with house tours, to see what a sustainable home might look like
Every step, every change, every action, makes a difference. You are just one person alone, but together we are many. Join me on a journey through the many ways you can create a more sustainable home you can love.
Meet Some of Our Contributors
Barry Du Bois is an Interior Designer & Master Builder with over 30 years experience. As one of Australia’s best-loved TV personalities, Barry has the knack of sharing his professional knowledge to the everyday person. His skill set encompasses everything in the home, from the kitchen bench to the garage, and he has a passion for educating and empowering people to transform their living spaces into something truly special. Barry shares home renovation segments on radio stations including Sydney’s 2GB and WSFM, and Brisbane’s 4BC, as well as running his own interior design & strategic planning consultancy service.
Maggie Beer (**only appears in the eBook version)
Maggie Beer is an Australian cook, author and gourmet food producer. Based in the Barossa Valley in South Australia, Maggie’s philosophy of using the freshest and best-quality seasonal produce available is what inspires her product range of patées, pastes, preserves, ice cream and non-alcoholic drinks. She has have never done any formal training as a chef, but rather, she cooks from the heart and wholeheartedly encourages improvisation in the kitchen, always looking to what’s on hand for inspiration.
Kate St James
Kate St James is an interior designer & Editor-in-Chief of Universal Magazines’ Home Design Group, including Grand Designs Australia and Home Design. Her specialty is sustainable architecture and design. Kate’s early working life was as a journalist in London in the early 1970s, followed by a twenty-year career in interior design. Kate has written three e-books on sustainable design and interiors and continues to collaborate on design projects with her husband, Ian Cleland, providing the interior expertise to complement his sustainable building projects.