Sustainability

Saving Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary

Do you have memories from childhood about visiting an animal park, national park or wildlife sanctuary? It is a big part of my memories, as our parents took us on many outings in nature both locally, as well as holidays across Australia and overseas – such as the time we traveled Tasmania in our van…

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Sustainable Home Hub Moving to Recycled Interiors!

We are very excited to announce that the Sustainable Home Hub will soon be housed on the Recycled Interiors site directly! This means one home, one hub – for all things sustainable design, build, decorate and living. You will be able to search and read about sustainable designers, architects, builders, decorators, stylists, gardeners, homewares, artists,…

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Get Involved in the Real Homes Movement!

After my post on Facebook sharing Maxwell’s ordinary, unstyled room went crazy the other day, I have started a movement – the #realhomesmovement! It has currently got nearly 200,000 people who have seen the post, and hundreds of shares and comments. People are talking about how relieved they are to see an everyday home, rather than…

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Why Vintage Shopping Makes You Happier

In today’s fast busy world, people are used to getting what they want, where they want, however they want, and whenever they want. You are told to change your clothing, your home, your life; on a dizzying cycle of seasons and pushes to get “on trend”. Media, television shows, music, film, celebrities and social media,…

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World-Changing Environmental and Social Impact Film Festival Returns to Adelaide this May

Transitions Film Festival Trailer 2017 from TRANSITIONS FILM FESTIVAL on Vimeo. The Transitions Film Festival returns to Adelaide this May, for its fifth year, with an enthralling selection of cutting-edge documentaries about the existential challenges, mega-trends, game-changing technologies and creative visions that are redefining what it means to be human. The Festival focuses on sharing…

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WOMADelaide Leads The Way With a Green Event

Womadelaide 2016 programme and events

Are you a Womadelaide fan? As annual passionate WOMAD event goers since it started in 1992, our little family are so excited about this year’s 25th anniversary event! The WOMADelaide Foundation has had the privilege of hiring Botanic Park from the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide since it began, which purchased the land for the park…

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Tips on Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

Energy efficiency in our homes, passive design and considering the way we consume power, are things many of us know are important in our everyday lives, for both the planet and our own resources. The idea that we can just keep consuming energy as fast as possible, with no consequence, is really over. In Australia…

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How to Reduce Single Use Plastics With Style

calico tote strawberry

Can you imagine how exciting it was when plastic was invented?! It must have been incredible to have a material with such a variety of forms and uses. Now, plastic is just part of our lives, but the single use plastics that are part of many people’s every day, such as shopping bags, water bottles…

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How To Create a More Sustainable Home With Barry DuBois

Barry Du Bois is an Interior Designer and Master Builder with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. As one of Australia’s best-loved TV personalities, Barry has the knack of sharing his professional knowledge of design, architecture, renovations, and of ‘DIY’, to the everyday person. I have personally experienced this through working with him at…

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Michael Hayes, Old Style Joinery, Beautiful Furniture

I first met furniture maker Michael Hayes on social media quite a few years ago and our lives have woven around each other ever since. We discovered we have the same birthday and as twin lovers of upcycled and handmade furniture, we have developed a friendship that resulted in running a fabulous event together with Barry DuBois…

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