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Helen Edwards Award winning blogger and author Australia

Welcome to The Sustainable Home Hub, where we help you to live a gentle life. I am Helen Edwards, an award winning eco-living and wellbeing blogger, children's book author, Mama to 3, Psychology Phd Candidate, and lover of people and planet. Our focus is on reducing eco-anxiety, removing barriers to sustainability, and helping you to take small simple actionable steps towards a more sustainable home and life.


australian website for selling and buying secondhand furniture and homewares, vintage furniture, Sydney, Two Design Lovers

Two Design Lovers Online Platform

By helene | October 8, 2018 | 0

Deb Achhorner and Emilia Harrison really are two design lovers. Their new business, Two Design Lovers, is an online interior design marketplace. They are focused on offering discounted interior design, where sellers can offer high quality new, secondhand and gently used…

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sustainable and eco homes in Adelaide

Sustainable Homes With EcoUrbane Building Group

By helene | October 3, 2018 | 0

EcoUrbane Building Group, are designers and builders of sustainable homes in the greater Adelaide region. Director, Mark Tassell, explains that they use a variety of materials in their projects including Bondor walling and roof systems, plantation timber, low VOC paint, pre-fabricated…

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why vintage shopping makes you happier

Why Vintage Shopping Makes You Happier

By helene | October 2, 2018 | 14

The pace of life is something you seem to talk about a lot as you grow older. Once we hit October, the end of the year comes in a rush, and so many people comment that time is moving fast.…

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the importance of passive design and energy efficiency in building your home

Understanding Energy Assessments For Your Home

By helene | October 1, 2018 | 0

Building a home and running it in an envrionmentally and efficient way takes careful planning. There are multiple benefits including comfort levels, impact on the planet, and cost savings. Planning this before or during a build is a must, but…

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how to reduce your food waste and why it matters

How to Reduce Your Food Waste

By helene | September 28, 2018 | 0

Our world is so off balance when it comes to food. Parts of our planet starve, while others toss away masses of perfectly good food. You might not think that tossing your leftover dinner in the bin matters, but reducing…

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FSC Friday

Forest Stewardship Council Partnership & FSC Friday

By helene | September 26, 2018 | 0

We just adore trees at the Sustainable Home Hub. You will see us writing, posting photos and talking about them often. If you happen past my walking tracks on any given day, you will see me hugging them. Without trees…

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10 tips for op shopping

10 Tips for Op Shopping

By helene | September 24, 2018 | 35

As part of the movement to creating less waste, as well as saving some cash, more people are now recognising you can find quality items and do something good for other people and the world, by shopping vintage. This is especially true for…

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Helen Edwards Writes

By helene | September 21, 2018 | 0

If you have been part of our community for a while, you will know that I love to write! As well as sharing all sorts of stories on the blog here about the amazing people I come across, our Sustainable…

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