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    Four of our Favourite Screen Free Gift Ideas for a Screen Free Christmas

    December 13, 2017 • GUIDES, HOME
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    A screen free Christmas, or at least the holidays with less screen time, is what we secretly hope for. And the great news is, by giving our children eco-friendly gifts that promote creativity and exploration, not only can we help them grow, but we can help the planet too. Four of our Favourite Screen...

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    DIY Pink Clay & Hemp Seed Oil Face Mask

    December 12, 2017 • BEAUTY, BIOME NAKED BEAUTY
    Make your own pink clay face mask with hemp seed oil

    Our nourishing, moisturising and balancing pink clay and hemp seed oil face mask is ideal for those with dry and combination skin. Gentle pink clay works to absorb excess sebum and eliminate redness, while antioxidant rich hemp seed oil provides moisture, nourishment and balance. It is so incredibly easy to make your own pink...

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    Zero Waste Food Storage Ideas – Break Up with Cling Wrap this Christmas

    December 11, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME
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    If there is an ideal time to find eco friendly, cling wrap alternatives, Christmas is the time. With all the plates of food, leftovers, and transporting delicious spreads to parties and picnics, we need a hygienic and safe way to cover and contain our food. So why not do so, zero waste style? At Biome, we...

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    Ice Pack Free School Lunch With PackIt Bento

    December 11, 2017 • EAT, LIFE
    PackIt Bento

    Packing a healthy, zero waste lunch for school or work can be a struggle, and then there’s the challenge of keeping it cool and fresh for several hours. For instance: ice packs. They’re necessary to keep our food fresh and safe, but how safe are the ice packs? What happens if they leak? How toxic...

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    Cocokind – A Skincare Routine for the Whole Family

    December 11, 2017 • BEAUTY, HOME
    Cocokind Palm Oil Free Skin Care Products

      Are you looking for a gentle, truly eco-friendly skin care range the whole family can use? Cocokind is out pick. It is petrochemical free, palm oil free, and each product is made with five ingredients or less. It is minimalist skin care with superfood ingredients. Plus the range is organic, vegan and Fair Trade!...

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    Four Health Benefits of MCT Oil – Is it Coconut Oil?

    December 11, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
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    MCT Oil, short for Medium Chain Triglycerides Oil, is a dietary supplement with many health benefits. Derived from coconut oil, MCT Oil not only creates sustained energy, but is great in many forms and for those with food intolerances. Shop MCT Oil here > But how is it different from coconut oil? Coconut oil by itself is a...

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    Christmas Gifts That Keep Giving

    December 8, 2017 • CLEAN, EAT, GROW, GUIDES
    Urban Greens Window Sill Veggie Garden

    Christmas is almost here. By now you are probably thinking of gifts for loved ones and perhaps you have a nagging feeling that it is all a bit wasteful. So many ‘normal’ gifts end up in landfill or are made of dangerous plastic. To assuage your worries and give you a happy alternative, here...

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    7 Reasons To Try Huon Pine in Your Home

    December 8, 2017 • HOME, LIFE
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      Linii’s finely-milled Huon Pine is your best-smelling home solution. A chemical-free way to get rid of odour, pests and moisture, while supporting a palm-oil free, ethically-sourced Tassie product and business. Shop Linii Huon Pine here > But exactly why is it so great? In 7 reasons, you’ll see why. 1. Linii Huon Pine...

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    Four Reasons Meenoo is Your New Skin Buddy

    December 8, 2017 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    meenoo organics mousse

      Meenoo Organics has your back when it comes to natural, luxurious skincare, that is palm oil free and wonderfully nourishing. We currently stock their body mousses – amazing smelling lotions that are great for your skin and the Earth. Shop Meenoo Organics here > But why exactly is Meenoo so fabulous? Meenoo Body...

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    Kiva, Giving the Gift of Opportunity this Christmas

    December 8, 2017 • LIFE
    Kiva

    What is the Kiva organisation and why does Biome support it? Kiva is an international non-profit that started in 2005 in San Francisco. Their main aim is to empower impoverished communities and individuals around the globe with dignity. The vehicle for doing this is through ethically managed microloans. This could be for basic survival,...

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    Eco Friendly Secret Santa Gifts under $20 Everyone will Love!

    November 28, 2017 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Eco friendly Secret Santa gifts under $20

    The silly season is here. But with a little planning, Christmas shopping can be less ‘silly’ and friendlier to the earth. Here are our top 10 eco friendly Secret Santa gifts under $20 everyone will love. Gingerbread Folk Christmas Miniatures Gift Box A thoughtful box of festive shaped shortbread to put a smile on...

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    7 Reasons Hemp Food is Good for You & The Planet

    November 28, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
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    Did you know that it is now legal to eat hemp food in Australia?  Hemp foods are highly nutritious, a great form of vegan protein and omega fatty acids, gluten free, and as a crop, hemp is great for the environment and farmers. Shop our range of hemp food products here > Here are ...

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    Lōa Miracle Oil for Inflamed Skin

    November 28, 2017 • BEAUTY, LIFE, STORIES
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    Sometimes, you just wish there was a Miracle Oil that could solve all your skin problems. Acne, dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, premature aging – all skin conditions that are hard to find a solution for. More so, hard to find a natural solution for, so that you don’t expose your skin and body to harsh...

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    10 Plastic Free Christmas Celebration Ideas

    November 28, 2017 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
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    Aiming for a plastic free Christmas is a great way to respect the planet’s precious resources at this special time of year. There are many options for avoiding plastic in your gift giving, and for wrapping presents with newspaper and twine.  But here are 10 ideas for helping your Christmas table, parties and decorations...

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    One Thousand Lines – The Whole Story

    November 24, 2017 • HOME, STORIES
    One Thousand Lines - Handmade in Australia with Love

    The Genesis of One Thousand Lines Adelaide creative duo Irena and Alen gave up their day jobs in 2013 to embark on a journey of making beautiful, sustainable bags, scarves and homewares. The result is One Thousand Lines and their startlingly beautiful design and craftsmanship speaks for itself. Shop One Thousand Lines here >...

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