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How people practice sustainability
 
How people practice sustainability

The following videos and articles provide examples of how people within the industry “live” these values in their day to day practice and lives.

Tasmanian Native Timbers

Rob and Nelson Bird hate sawdust; “it’s a waste of good resource”.

Committed to best recovery, father and son, Rob and Nelson Bird own Tasmanian Native Timbers.  In their words the business is ‘committed to the preservation and promotion of Tasmania’s unique environment…we obtain our range of saw logs and craft logs from a variety of sources… This allows us to mill logs that would be bypassed, destroyed, turned into pulp or used for firewood.’

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Tasmanian Native Timbers

Rob and Nelson Bird hate sawdust; “it’s a waste of good resource”.

Committed to best recovery, father and son, Rob and Nelson Bird own Tasmanian Native Timbers.  In their words the business is ‘committed to the preservation and promotion of Tasmania’s unique environment…we obtain our range of saw logs and craft logs from a variety of sources… This allows us to mill logs that would be bypassed, destroyed, turned into pulp or used for firewood.’

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Linda Fredheim

Linda Fredheim is a designer/maker who is motivated by Tasmania, its places, forests and people. Linda’s furniture and objects are linked to Tasmania through respect for story, sense of place and materials.

Consistently inspired by the landscape and the history of Tasmania, she uses text, images and maps to tell the story of an event or person within the object. Her commitment to using Tasmanian Special Timbers strengthens the narrative of the object.

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Simon Ancher Studio

Steeped in making, Simon’s philosophy and approach is that design and making are inseparable, judging design through your hands.

With a career evolving through furniture making, studying, teaching and back into designing, Simon produces interior fit-outs and furniture to complement architectural design in some of Tasmania’s premium tourism and hospitality offers.  Through this focus, Simon has developed a unique perspective and positioning in the market.  He is inspired by the day to day life and the impact of a piece of furniture on its user.

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Simon Ancher Studio

Steeped in making, Simon’s philosophy and approach is that design and making are inseparable, judging design through your hands.

With a career evolving through furniture making, studying, teaching and back into designing, Simon produces interior fit-outs and furniture to complement architectural design in some of Tasmania’s premium tourism and hospitality offers.  Through this focus, Simon has developed a unique perspective and positioning in the market.  He is inspired by the day to day life and the impact of a piece of furniture on its user.

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Kyries Tasmanian Timber Products

Andy and Rayne’s ethical, respectful use of a resource combining “thinking” about how it can be transformed into something of value – both useful and as part of the Tasmanian story.

Fresh into the industry they saw a waste of perfectly good resource and have been motivated ever since to not be part of that process.  A key component of their business is to add value through practice, thinking and quality, positioning themselves in the market by creating a reminder, and an example of, the special nature of Tasmania.

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