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Eco Materials Guide

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Are you renovating or building a new home and want to do it sustainably?

Have you started searching for sustainable and healthy materials and realised you don’t know what to look for or where to look?

My Eco Materials Guide will make your search quick and easy for you. This guide contains hundreds of suppliers and manufacturers who produce the best materials for your sustainable home.

The search for sustainable materials for your home can be an exhausting job. I get it! I know how frustrating and confusing it can be because I’ve been there too.

That’s why I decided to compile all my suppliers and manufacturers, from my years of research and on the job experience through my career as an interior designer, into an easy to use guide for you. I want to make it as simple as possible for you to use sustainable and healthy materials inside your home.

This guide is for you if…

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You’re renovating or building a new home

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You don’t want to spend countless hours trawling the internet or visiting lots of showrooms

Choosing sustainable materials

You want to be confident that your home is made from sustainable and healthy materials

Imagine if you could…

✓ Save yourself endless hours searching the internet for materials

✓ Have a list of hundreds of trusted and vetted suppliers and manufacturers who all produce their products in a sustainable and healthy way

✓ Be confident that you’re not a victim of greenwashing and you don’t get tricked into buying something which is only pretending to be sustainable

✓ Have complete peace of mind that the materials you choose will be making a difference to the environment and to your health and wellbeing

✓ Have 24/7 access to a group of likeminded homeowners if you’ve got any questions or you need support

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What you’ll learn

You’ll be able to see at a glance background information on what makes each material, finish or product sustainable and healthy.

If reducing your carbon footprint is important to you, my guide shows you where each supplier or manufacturer is located so you can choose companies who are close to you.

If a supplier or manufacturer has achieved eco label certification, for total peace of mind that you what you buy is making an impact.

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If we haven’t met yet

Nadine Samwell founder of Eco Edition

I’m Nadine Samwell and I’m an interior designer, serial renovator and founder of the Eco Edition Design School.

I’ve been an interior designer for over 15 years and a renovator for over 20 years. In my professional career I’ve worked across a huge range of projects, many of which were sustainability accredited projects. I’ve woven this extensive knowledge into each lesson.

As a renovator I’ve learnt through hands on experience all the ins and outs of creating a gorgeous home. I understand what homeowners want – the tools, guides and above all else the SIMPLICITY – to help create the perfect project.

I’m a Healthy Materials Advocate after undertaking studies in Healthier Materials and Sustainable Buildings.

I’m also the founder and editor of Eco Edition, an online design resource which solely focusses on sustainable homes, as well as how-to guides, sustainable materials, furniture, furnishings and loads more. I’ve researched, interviewed and written about countless projects and materials and I’ve learnt from some of the best sustainable architects, building designers and interior designers in the business.

Also, I live and breath the sustainability lifestyle. In my home, my family and I conserve water and electricity, we grow our own veggies on our inner city block, buy second hand when we can, only have 1 car, compost everything and have managed to reduce our landfill waste down to one very small bag every week.

You can read more HERE

What is included

Downloadable PDF Guide


  Pages and pages of suppliers and manufacturers.

⊕ Background information on what makes each material, finish or product sustainable and healthy.

The country of origin of each material to give you the opportunity to choose a product close to your home to reduce your carbon footprint.

Access to future updates of the guide, including any new suppliers added.

Online support


You’ll get access to my members only Facebook community.

⊕ Connect with other homeowners all doing the same thing as you.

You’ll feel supported and encouraged every step of the way.

Ask questions 24/7 and share your wins with this likeminded community.

Lifetime access


Yep, you’ll be able to access this amazing time saving resource whenever, wherever and how often you like! How amazing is that?

⊕ If the guide gets updated, you’ll get instant access to new or revised content.

Eco Materials Guide green book cover

Eco Materials Guide

Downloadable  pdf

Don’t miss out on creating the sustainable and healthy home of your dreams because it feels too hard, too expensive or too confusing. Grab my Eco Materials Guide and you’ll be able to find everything you need for the interior of your home the easy way.