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    Clean your home without the use of heavy metals, toxins and harsh chemicals.

    Ethical New Year's Resolution 2017

    Simple Swaps to go Single-Use Plastic Free in 2017

    Have you made an ethical New Year’s resolution to go single-use plastic free in 2017? Here are 10 simple swaps you can make to be on your way to achieving your goal. Pack a Reusable Water Bottle Switch to a reusable glass or stainless steel water bottle and fill up free from the tap!...

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    Dr. Bronner's pure castile soap available online at Biome

    18 Ways to Use Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Soap

    Dr. Bronner’s have been making pure castile soaps since the 1850’s. They are made with organic oils, Certified Fair Trade ingredients and are packaged in 100% post consumer recycled plastic bottles or wrapping. They are super concentrated and very cost effective, as a little goes a long way. Dr. Bronner’s pure castile soaps also...

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    Staff Picks – Soapberries

    This week Jessica from our Indooroopilly Shopping Centre store shares her favourite Biome product – soapberries (also known as soap nuts)! Jess loves soapberries as they are a wonderful alternative for laundry soaps and detergents, shampoo or even hand wash. Soapberries naturally contain a property called ‘saponin’, which reduces the surface tension of water and...

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    What is Kishu Binchotan Charcoal and How is it Used?

    Source: Glasshouse Kishu Binchotan charcoal is an active carbon made from tree branches.  Due to its extremely porous structure, Binchotan charcoal is renown for its ability to absorb impurities and unwanted tastes and odours from water such as chlorine, to soften and add minerals to water, as well as purify the air. It can...

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    Plastic free kitchen cleaning essentials - natural fibre brushes, soap nuts and bar soap

    Simple ways to clean your kitchen without plastic

    We know that living a plastic-free life can be a challenge.  Plastic seems to be everywhere. At the grocery store, at the coffee shop, and upon closer look, all around your home, including the kitchen sink! A clean kitchen without plastic is possible by choosing cleaning equipment that is made with natural materials and using natural cleaners...

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    Beeswax candles and soy candles for a healthy home

    How to choose the best candle for your healthy home

      Lighting a candle at the end of a busy day or week is a wonderful way to unwind and de-stress.  We can help you choose a non-toxic, healthy candle that suits your values. Pure Australian beeswax candles and soy, coconut or hemp wax candles are the best choice over regular paraffin candles.  Beeswax...

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    Clove oil for mould removal

    6 Things to Know About Using Clove Oil for Mould Removal

    During the wet summer months, high humidity and heavy rains can lead to mould in any areas of your home that are affected by moisture. A popular natural cleaning remedy for this is clove oil. But before you get to work mixing up your own clove oil solution, here are six things to know....

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    Chemical free living, one step at a time

    Join our latest Biome Blogger, Julie Orr as she shares her experience of reducing the chemicals in her home. For more information on the Biome Blog Program, go to our Green Living Guide and contact Tracey. Small changes make a big difference When I became a mum I wanted to give my kids the...

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    5 Ways to Create Calm in Your Home

    Don’t you find that time magically begins to accelerate from September onwards every year? As Christmas speeds towards us, it’s easy to start worrying about all the things to be done before the end of the year.  It’s important then to have a sanctuary – a peaceful home to relax and feel centred. To...

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    Meet the Maker: Kin Kin cleaning products!

    What do you do after a career of formulating OMO detergents and moving to Kin Kin in the Sunshine Coast hinterland?  You come up with an all natural alternative using the combination of these skills and 100% natural ingredients to produce  natural cleaning products that actually work! This is the story of Felix & Sandy who say they...

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    Palm oil free products we love

    It’s easy to choose palm oil free products at Biome! We do not sell products containing palm oil except for a small number of makeup items.  If you don’t know what the fuss is about “palm oil free” or you have been searching for alternatives, read on for the story — and please let...

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    Eucalytpus Oil For Cleaning

    Eucalyptus oil is a  hard-working essential oil that can be used for an incredible number of purposes, including eucalyptus oil for cleaning green in the home. Eucalyptus oil for cleaning is extracted from the foliage of our native Australian Eucalyptus trees and is a natural disinfectant, anti-bacterial cleanser and deodoriser.  Eucalyptus oil cleaning uses...

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    Coconut oil for skin

    Coconut oil is the closest plant oil in structure to your skin’s own natural oils All commercial polyunsaturated oils (soy bean, sunflower, olive, etc.) are made up of large molecules of fatty acids called long chain fatty acids.  Sebum, the natural oil produced by your skin, is a short chain fatty acid made up...

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