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    5 Steps for a Sustainable Coffee

    A cup of sustainable coffee is a step closer to a healthier planet. Coffee is prevalent in many of our lives: the morning pick-me-up, the afternoon boost, catching up with friends over coffee, coffee meetings, relaxing with a cup in the evenings. That’s why it’s important our coffee is sustainable. There are many environmental challenges...

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    The Revitalising Benefits of Matcha in Natural Skin Care

    The Revitalising Benefits of Matcha in Natural Skin Care

    Matcha is your new best friend in natural skin care. This super ingredient, traditionally grown and harvested in Japan, is a potent skin and health tonic. For the ultimate in natural skin care, you really can’t go past products containing Matcha. What is matcha? Put simply, Matcha is a potent, high quality green tea. This...

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    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    With the 2018 school year underway, here are some healthy school lunch ideas to help get the inspiration flowing. Ideally a school lunch will contain a mix of protein and healthy carbohydrates. Think sushi rolls, home-made muesli bars and muffins and veggie sticks. Bake Mixes Biome stocks a lovely range of vegan and nut...

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    How to Put Together a Plastic Free Lunch Box

    A plastic free lunch box helps reduce the demand for plastic in our world, as well as reducing your exposure to the toxins found in many plastic lunch boxes, such as lead, BPA, phthalates and PVC. For those trying to achieve a plastic free lunch box, it can be difficult to find lunch containers and lunch...

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    Our Guide to the Best Water Bottles for Kids of all Ages

    Looking for a kids water bottle that can handle being knocked around and is free from harmful chemicals? Traditional plastic water bottles often contain toxic materials. They can release potentially harmful chemicals such as Bisphenol A (BPA) and Dioxin.  The negative health effects of these ingredients can show up over time. These chemicals are...

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    How to Break Up with Plastic Cling Wrap this Christmas

    If there is an ideal time to find less-wasteful, safe alternatives to plastic cling wrap, Christmas is the time. With all the plates of food, leftovers, and transporting delicious spreads to parties and picnics, we need a hygienic 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

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

    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

    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 Hemp Food is Good for You & The Planet

    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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    Let Them Eat Hemp! Your Guide To This Now-Legal Food

    We can now eat hemp? Are you serious? You may have heard the good news that it will be legal to eat hemp in Australia as of 12 November 2017. This is indeed great news as hemp really is a wonder food that can be used in baking, smoothies, making hemp milk, and even for...

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    How to make kombucha a home

    How to Make Delicious Fermented Kombucha

    Kombucha – it sounds like the latest dance craze but is in fact a wonderful way to drink yourself to good health. Here, we give you step-by-step instructions for how to make your own. What is kombucha? With mounting evidence of how important gut health is, kombucha is becoming a popular drink of choice....

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    How to Make Delicious Vegan Cheese at Home

    Being vegan, or simply reducing meat and dairy consumption, comes with many benefits for the planet and your health. Now, you can make delicious dairy-free vegan cheese without additives. According to www.chooseveg.com/environment, switching to a vegan diet saves 50% more carbon emissions than driving a Prius! Animal farming and protein production is huge contributor...

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    Where to fill up your growler in Australia

    Where to Fill Your Growler in Australia

    Cheers to a waste free beer with your refillable growler! Welcome to the next frontier of saving waste for those who love a craft beer, or increasingly popular fermented kombucha and cold brew coffee. Growlers allow you to carry home beer, kombucha, juice, cold brew and even wine from your favourite venue without it going flat or...

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    Difference between reusable Vegan wax wrap and Beeswax wraps

    The Difference Between Vegan and Beeswax Wraps

    Source: WRAPPA Reusable Food Wraps   Beeswax or Vegan? One of the biggest sources of unsustainable and landfill-bound items in the home is the plastic we keep our food in. Plastic containers and lids, plastic cling wrap, plastic bags – all unnecessary plastic that is touching our food, leeching toxins and creating environmentally-unfriendly materials destined...

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