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Welcome to The Sustainable Home Hub, an award-winning eco blog and directory. We are all about inspiring action for our planet while tackling climate grief & eco-anxiety.

I am Helen Edwards, an award winning writer, blogger and children's author. I am Mama to 3 beautiful sons and I have just finished my PhD in psychology.

We are constantly overwhelmed with the devastating impacts of our climate emergency, with the plastic pollution tsunami, extinction crisis, loss of habitats and eco-systems, and the ultimate demise of human beings. It is easy to become filled with guilt and despair.

While we need to share these messages, take as much action as we can ourselves, and keep speaking up and fighting for change at all levels, we also need to acknowledge our grief, sadness and anxiety about the future. The collective grief is growing and adults and children across the globe, are feeling the weight of hopelessness. But without hope, there is nothing.

I hope you will join us in taking inspired action, for all of our futures.  Sign up here for our newsletter so you don't miss updates, new stories and info about my books, resources and events.

Let's change the conversation. Let's acknowledge our sadness and grief about our planet, but also, let's stand together and see the joy in our planet so we can stay on the path to keeping her safe and healthy. Let's do this together, with kindness and hope, for our children's futures.

Look for the helpers and be the light.

Helen, John and family x

From the Blog

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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Decoration and Design 2013, Melbourne

By helene | June 9, 2013 | 0

  Decoration and Design I am excited to be attending the upcoming trade event, Decoration + Design, which will showcase an unparalleled range of soft furnishings and interior suppliers from Australia and around the world at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre…

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Beautiful Upcycled, Zoe Murphy

By helene | June 4, 2013 | 0

Just surfing and found this fabulous designer of bespoke upcycled furniture and textile pieces in the UK, Zoe Murphy http://www.zoemurphy.com and who said upcycled could not be beautiful? Not me and certainly NOT Zoe! Every item from Zoe’s collection is hand crafted…

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