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    Eco kids and family life, plus ideas to inspire green living at home throughout the year.

    Is plastic free shopping possible - tips to help you shop without plastic

    Is Plastic Free Shopping Possible?

    The growing plastic free movement is not about getting rid of all the plastic in your life, as that would be impossible for most people.  Instead it is about trying to break our reliance on new items that contain plastic or are packaged in plastic, particularly single-use throwaway plastic. The Rogue Ginger sums it up...

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    Kid Licks organic edible nail polish

    New Arrivals – Kid Licks Organic Edible Nail Polish for Kids

    You’ll never have to be worried about nail polish flaking off into little bellies with our newest arrival. Kid Licks is the world’s first organic edible nail polish that is made entirely of organic fruits, vegetables and plants. It is so natural it is even safe to eat! Plus it washes off with soap...

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    Organic cotton sheets, linen sheets and hemp sheets

    Organic Cotton Sheets vs. Linen Sheets vs. Hemp Sheets

      Are you looking for a more restful, toxin free sleep? Or bedding without allergy-triggering chemicals? And a truly planet-friendly product? You can’t go past genuine organic cotton, linen and hemp sheets. Free from formaldehyde, resins, and irritating dyes, our sheets are ideal for those with sensitive skin or who do not wish to...

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    The best water filter for home or office

    The Best Water Filter System for your Home or Office

    Our ceramic fluoride water filter from Southern Cross Pottery is one of the best options for healthy, great tasting, naturally cool, filtered water at home or the office. And what’s not to love – it removes or reduces virtually all impurities (including chlorine and fluoride if you upgrade to a powerful Fluoride Plus filter), is better for...

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    Aromatherapy and herbal remedies - Tinderbox pure essential oils

    Fragrance Your Home Naturally with Pure Essential Oils

    Essential oils not only smell delightful, they are known to stimulate the central nervous system, create a stress-free environment, relieve tension, energise, improve mental clarity, and so much more. Diffusing essential oils around your home is one of the best ways to take advantage of their incredible properties, while also making your home smell wonderful....

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    Natural sunscreen

    How to Choose the Best Natural Sunscreen for Your Family

    It only takes a few serious cases of sunburn to drastically increase your chance of developing skin cancer later in life. One of the best forms of defence against the sun’s harsh UVA and UVB rays is sunscreen, and Biome stocks a carefully selected range of natural sunscreens to protect you and your family. First, why...

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    Eco-Friendly baby products

    Three ways to protect your baby from harmful toxins

    As babies there are three things that many of our parents would have used on us – petroleum-based Barrier Cream, Talcum Powder, and Johnson’s Baby Oil. Sound about right? However, did you know that these three common baby care products generally contain petrol and other toxins?  It’s time to turn back to our grandparents’...

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    EverEarth Noah's Arc shape sorting toy

    EverEarth Wooden Toys – Sustainable, Fun & Beautiful

    We have recently added a beautiful new range of wooden toys to our stores from EverEarth. There is so much to love about EverEarth toys. They are are timeless, well crafted, and made from environmentally friendly materials and sustainable FSC-certified wood. No harmful chemicals are used, and they do not contain BPA or PVC, meaning your...

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    Eliminating Plastic from you Kitchen - Freezing Food In Glass

    Freezing Food in Glass – Why We Love It & What You Can Freeze

    Image: Frédérique Voisin-Demery Are you in the process of phasing out plastic storage containers and swapping them for glass? Glass is an excellent way to store food, whether it be in the pantry, the fridge, or even the freezer. Why we Love Freezing Food in Glass Healthier for the environment Unlike plastic, glass is...

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    Back to school list

    Back to School – Making a List & Checking it Twice

    By Biome guest blogger, Julie Orr. It’s that time of the year again, and we are getting ready to send the kids back to school. For some people, it will be the first year and for my family it’s a completely different year – as we are starting home school. A couple of my...

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    Image credit: Vegucation Brisbane

    Get Vegucated!

    Image credit: Vegucation Brisbane Vegucation Brisbane Vegan Event Review by Kate Dunphy Changing your habits to fit a vegan diet can be daunting, and nothing crushes the spirit like hot chips being the only vegan option on a restaurant menu. With the rise in awareness of the detrimental effects that the meat industry has...

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    How to pack a nude food lunch - zero waste, single use plastic free

    How to Pack a Zero Waste ‘Nude Food’ School Lunch

    With many schools adopting a ‘nude food’ policy, here are some ways you can pack healthy school lunch without using any single-use plastic, whether it be plastic cling wrap, zip-lock baggies, chip packets or yoghurt tubs. A bento box style lunch box is an excellent way to pack a balanced meal with the right portions without...

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    What Lunch Box Fits in What Lunch Bag - Yumbox and SoYoung

    Which Lunch Box Fits in Which Insulated Lunch Bag

    One of our most common questions at Biome is which lunch box fits in which insulated lunch bag. So we have made it easier for you with this guide below. SoYoung Insulated Lunch Bag SoYoung insulated lunch bags are one of our most popular. They are made of uncoated raw linen fabric and feature...

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    Lunch box frequently asked questions - find BPA and PVC free healthy lunch boxes at Biome

    Lunch Boxes – Frequently Asked Questions

    What are leak proof lunch box options? GoGreen lunch box – Completely leak proof with an easy to use lock on the outside which ensures a leak proof seal for all internal sections Kids Konserve stainless steel nesting trio – The lids on these containers are leak proof, plus they are the perfect size for young...

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    Waste free school lunch boxes

    Waste Free School Lunch Boxes – Here Are Your Reviews!

    Yumbox Panino Bento Lunch Box The Yumbox panino is the big sister to the original Yumbox bento style lunch box, and one of our most popular. It is an ideal design for children and adults of all ages with four compartments and a single leak-proof lid. The Yumbox panino fits perfectly into our SoYoung...

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