Create a Sustainable Home YOU Love
Do you want a more sustainable lifestyle? Make more yourself, do more yourself, grow your own, eat healthier, take care of your family and our planet and create a home you can love? Healthy Planet, Healthy People, Healthy Home is here to help!
In the book you will take small steps, to make a difference to the sustainability of our planet, increase your health and happiness and tread more lightly on the earth.
This is not about feeling guilty for the things you are doing or not doing – it is all about giving you the tools and information to take small steps which will make a difference to the health of you, your family, your home and our planet. We are all about small steps and reducing eco-anxiety.
WHO IS THE BOOK FOR?
This book is really for everyone. We all need to understand how to be more sustainable in our homes and our lives. It is something anyone will benefit from, and you will take away inspiration and ideas for your home and your life. Take the time to spend time on you – your health and wellbeing & integral to the health of our planet – it is all connected.
In particular this book is for you if you are interested in designing, building or renovating your home; want a broad overview of passive design; ideas about how to use less energy in your home; solar energy and home battery storage; and how to be more mindful in your decorating. If you want to take more time to have a hands on approach to your lifestyle you will find basic advice on gardening and composting at home; information about the importance of bees in your garden; information & guides about sustainable food; tips on waste management & more!
Take more time to have a hands on approach to your lifestyle with craft, DIY and cooking; make, mend and upcycle; try a range of craft & upcycling projects shared by some clever creatives; and feel more empowered to make changes in your life.
Easy to Read
The book is easy to read with beautiful photographs across 226 pages in a square format, and will leave you inspired with:
- Stories from a range of fabulous people about being more conscious of our planet, including Maggie Beer**(Maggie is in the ebook version only) & Barry DuBois
- Expert tips and guides;
- House tours;
- DIY, upcycling projects;
- Delicious recipes from a range of people including my darling Grandmother who lived until she was 101!
What People Are Saying
“Over the past few years the idea that the way we humans live our lives impacts on the world and everything in it has been a much explored theme in new literature in all modes. This new text by Helen Edwards of Recycled Interiors is a beautiful book, a good read, accessible and easy to dip into. Helen blends her own distilled thoughts, developed through years of blogging and research, with material from contributors, quoted material from the great thinkers of the world, and beautifully composed photographs. Written from the heart, Helen has produced a work which speaks to us all about the importance of even our smallest actions”.
Helen Wilde – B. A., B.Ed., Dip T (sec.)
“I’m a newbie to all things sustainable, but Helen’s book had my interest piqued from the start. She covers lots of areas of sustainability – cooking, gardening, furniture restoration, and sustainable decorating – and makes some great points about the benefits of these practices, backed up with facts about environmental impacts. Would recommend her book to anyone looking for a simple, common-sense guide to sustainability” – Bridgett McDonald, The Able Editor
“Helen is a lovely, passionate, caring, sincere person. Her push for quality and sustainable living is inspiring, and it strongly shows in her work which complements my work, and my ethics around supporting the planet!!” Michael Hayes – Michael Hayes Furniture
“I was delighted to have an early peek at Helen’s Healthy People, Healthy Planet, Healthy Home! Considering myself a little eco-savvy, I was looking forward to flicking through and finding a few ideas here and there, but have been blown away by how much is crammed into an e-book that is still so easy and enjoyable to read. Helen’s passion for healthy choices in every aspect of life is evident, and each chapter is full of useful information, inspirational pictures and action items. Whether you are building a home, looking to make the most of a rental apartment or are already on the way to a sustainable lifestyle – buy it!” – Heather
“I’ve just had the pleasure of a sneak peek at Helen’s new book ‘Healthy Planet, Healthy People, Healthy Home’, and I am so impressed. In true ‘Think Global, Act Local’ style, the book is full of information, tips and actionable steps to help you move towards a more sustainable way of life. Helen’s simple and achievable approach is inspiring and motivating, and her passion for our planet and its people shines through. What a great read for anyone who is looking to make changes, big or small, towards a more sustainable way of living” – Julie Chasing Spring
“Sustainability is about more than just environmental impacts – it’s about the health and social impacts as well. It’s great to see a resource that takes this kind of holistic approach to sustainable living, and all from inside the comfort of your own home!” Emma Berthold – Good Environmental Choice Australia
“I am excited to have my contribution published in this soon to be released book by Helen Edwards of Recycled Interiors, and having just read through a preview, I can say it has exceeded my expectations. It is inspirational, motivational, and practical. I’m so proud to be a part of it. With interviews, thoughts and tips from celebrities and regular people trying to make a difference living a thoughtful life, I think the world needs more of this !” Helen Rooney – Stitcharooney