Fair trade

The Beauty of Vintage Kantha Quilts

vintage kantha quilt

  Throws and Quilts really brighten up your home, bring warmth and are of course very practical! Not only that, but layering during cooler weather, rather than putting the heater on the instant it gets a tad chilly, is far better for the environment and your hip pocket. Our range of traditional, double sided Kantha…

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Fair Trade Rugs and Homewares Australia: Siham Craftlink

fairtrade rag rug Australia

Siham Craftlink is a fair trade business working directly and closely with artisans and designers in Bangladesh, India, Thailand and Peru. Being fully fair trade, the team pride themselves on the fact that all of their ethics are maintained by the fair trade organizations with whom they work. Their partners in Bangladesh use sustainable raw…

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Recycled Mats For Your Home

JJ Stranan is the owner of Recycled Mats which trades officially as Global Kids Oz. Based in the beautiful Tweed Shire, Nth NSW, they design and import a delightful range of recycled mats and rugs. There are 3 main ranges: Their range of recycled plastic mats which are made from recycled plastic bags and PET bottles. These…

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Creating a Sustainable & Beautiful Home with Eco Chic

eco chic sustainable decor and furnishings on the Sustainable Home Hub

The eclectic style of Eco Chic definitely reflects the background of its founder, Cris Bucknall. Born In LA, she started out as a set designer in Hollywood, before travelling to Fiji and then Australia, designing hotels and resorts. She started Eco Chic as on offshoot of her interior design company MEI Mannigan Edwards Interiors. Cris’s partner,…

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Sustainable Home Hub Feature – The Hues of India

Sheetal Joshi from The Hues of India, is our featured business today from the Sustainable Home Hub. The Hues of India, as the name suggests, brings bright bold and beautiful colours to your life. An Australian online store, showcasing the various colours from different regions of India, they are all about promoting sustainability while keeping up with…

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Earth and Artisan Fair Trade Homewares

*featured image by Golbeln Travel throughout the Asia-Pacific region led Kylie Davies from Earth & Artisan, to discover unique quality hand crafted goods made from recycled materials, used for utilitarian, ceremonial, religious or decoration purposes. “Talented artisans combine incredible skill passed down from generation to generation to create handicrafts combined with age-old techniques as a source of…

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Sustainable Home Hub Launch!

We are very excited at Recycled Interiors HQ because the Sustainable Home Hub is ready to launch! After weeks of work, the Hub is all ready and will go live on 2nd September at www.sustainablehomehub.com We have some FANTASTIC businesses who have joined us in the early days. Here are just a few examples – each…

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Fair Trade – Not Just For a Fortnight

We have just had the fabulous Fairtrade fornight, an annual, nationwide celebration of all things fair trade held on the 6 – 22nd May this year, and recognising the difference that choosing fair makes for millions of farmers and workers in developing countries. One of our favourite fair trade businesses is Tradewinds, who supply the most divine teas…

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Eco Friendly Cushions and Textiles With Shakiraaz

Cushions and throws are essential to a happy home don’t you think? My boys are constantly throwing my cushions on the floor, but I can not sit in a chair without one or two! Driven to create and source unique and handmade products for the home and for personal use, Shakiraaz was created by Melbourne…

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Palletable Furniture Helping Youth At Risk

Phillip Clarke is in the planning stages of constructing a tiny house – size approx. 2.4m x 3.m x3.2 m high, with a skillion roof. This project is to draw attention to youth homelessness. Using recycled materials and new materials, the participants are young people at risk of being homeless. This project is unfunded. The team…

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Sustainable Wooden Jewellery, Homewares & Accessories from Woodfolk

sustainable wooden jewellery homewares and accessories from Woodfolk

Woodfolk is run by a local jeweller Julia Denes, who works closely with artisan families in Nepal to develop handmade wooden and ceramic pieces. In an attempt to live a more compassionate, honest and authentic lifestyle, Julia commits herself and her brand to working with small family-run businesses and women-focused organisations. With a passion for creating…

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