Interviews

Sustainable Living and Creativity with Green Fix

how to make your own macrame produce bag

Sydneysider Ridhika Naidoo has found the perfect way to blend creativity and sustainability with her business, Green Fix.  Joining the Sustainable Home Hub, she describes the business as a “sustainability and creativity store”. They run regular creative workshops encouraging people to value the handmade and learn a new skill. One of her most popular workshops…

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Off-Grid Energy Australia

off-grid energy australia

Off-Grid Energy Australia are one of our newest businesses on the Sustainable Home Hub. One of the founders Emily Driscoll, had a chat with us about how they support people to go off-grid, as well as some general tips for creating a more sustainable home. Based in South Australia, they operate across SA, Victoria, Tasmania, WA,…

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Upholstery Art with Antiquate

upholstered chair using recycled fabrics

Kerri Hollingsworth from Sustainable home Hub business Antiquate, is not only a furniture restorer, but an incredible artist. Based in Taggerty, Central Victoria, she upholsters furniture with a difference. The materials she uses vary from job to job, but she tries to steer clear of synthetic materials. For example, some upholstered chairs need foam cushions as that…

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Recycling and Reinventing with McLaren Unvaled

Upcycled furniture using Mezzie+Frank Chalk Paint - AUstralian made chalk paint

Anni Rhodes from Mclaren Unvaled calls herself a ‘boomerpreneur’. She had to reinvent herself at 51 when her corporate career came to an end, after the end of a big contract with government that didn’t continue. She was newly separated, renting in McLaren Vale, jobless and scared stiff. So she started a business! She was already…

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