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Helen Edwards Award winning blogger and author Australia

Welcome to The Sustainable Home Hub, where we are all about people and planet. I am Helen Edwards, an award winning blogger and children's author. I am Mama to 3 beautiful sons and I am completing my PhD in psychology. Our focus is on reducing eco-anxiety, removing barriers to sustainability, and helping you to take small simple actionable steps, towards a sustainable home and life.

Celebrate diversity, love your own style, and connect more with each other. Stop worrying about what other people think and more about what you can do to be happier, healthier, and create a home you love that's better for you, your family and our planet.

Helen x

From the Blog

“I am richer without this” a moment with David Trubridge

By helene | June 17, 2013 | 0

I came across David Trubridge, a well known Designer and Artist living in New Zealand, in my travels seeking designers, artists and creatives with a green bent to connect with for the blog and to soak up as much learning…

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Saying Hello and Goodbye today

By helene | June 15, 2013 | 8

It is a funny day for me today. My new look blog has been launched here (and welcome by the way!), which marks a new phase in my life and is very exciting for me -I hope you like it!…

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Polywood Outdoors Australia, furniture from milk bottles!

By helene | June 13, 2013 | 2

Polywood Outdoors

Polywood Outdoors is an outdoor furniture company supplying timeless, classic, outdoor furniture with a difference. Made from revolutionary Polywood Lumber, this environmentally friendly material looks good and lasts, as well as being friendly to the environment. They will be exhibiting at Design and Decoration in Melbourne in July so I will be able to check their range out in person. It is always best to touch and feel a piece of furniture if you can, to get a sense of how you will feel when you use it so hopefully I can road test it for you!

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Design Made Trade 2013

By helene | June 12, 2013 | 0

DESIGN: MADE: TRADE will this year be a feature of DECORATION + DESIGN, held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, 18-21 July 2013. For the first time, Design: Made: Trade will be a curated forum, and this year will feature more…

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Cane-Line,Modern Danish Design with an environmental twist

By helene | June 12, 2013 | 0

CANE-LINE Cane-Line is a Danish design company that has been in business for 25 years and 90 countries worldwide, and has been in Australia since October 2012.  I for one am hoping they expand here!  Who does not love Danish…

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Lori Weitzner, working with artisans and sustainable materials

By helene | June 11, 2013 | 0

Lori Weitzner (USA) is creative director of New York-based firm, Weitzner Limited. Though arguably most well-known for her textiles, Lori has achieved international renown with designs that cross a multitude of disciplines. Her innovative Newsworthy wall covering for example, shown below,…

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