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

    Eliminating Plastic from you Kitchen - Freezing Food In Glass

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

    by  • January 17, 2017 • EAT, FAMILY, GUIDES, LIVE • 0 Comments

    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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    Image credit: Vegucation Brisbane

    Get Vegucated!

    by  • January 12, 2017 • CARE, EAT, FAMILY, LIVE • 0 Comments

    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

    by  • January 10, 2017 • FAMILY, GUIDES, LIVE • 0 Comments

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

    Lunch Boxes – Frequently Asked Questions

    by  • January 6, 2017 • EAT, FAMILY, GUIDES, LIVE • 0 Comments

    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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    Eco friendly Christmas

    Your Favourite Tips for an Eco-Friendly Christmas

    by  • December 6, 2016 • FAMILY, GIVE, LIVE • 0 Comments

    We recently asked you to share your favourite tips for an eco-friendly Christmas. The answers from our community have been truly inspiring. Here are some of our favourites: Create Your Own Christmas Tree Shayna’s tip is to avoid purchasing another plastic Christmas tree and instead create a unique timber wall hanging with recycled wood and...

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    Christmas gifts from kids

    Gift ideas for kids who are eager to ‘give’

    by  • November 25, 2016 • FAMILY, GIVE, LIVE, MAKE • 0 Comments

    Biome’s regular guest blogger shares some lovely gift ideas for kids who are eager to ‘give’. With the end of the year fast approaching, the ‘Christmas rush’ has already begun at our household, as I am sure it has for many families. End-of-year school and work commitments are already in full swing. Some days...

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    Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle & Recycle with Kids

    Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle & Recycle with Kids

    by  • October 21, 2016 • FAMILY • 0 Comments

    In today’s age we all have a solid grasp on reducing, reusing, upcycling and recycling.  A great starting point, of course, is to aim to reduce what we consume. Buy less and try to avoid unnecessary purchases. But with children, we are offered a plethora of products to package up their childhood and as parents...

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    Green bean eco tableware

    Everything you Need for Eco-Friendly Entertaining

    by  • October 14, 2016 • FAMILY, GUIDES, LIVE • 0 Comments

    Now that the warmer weather is here, we can’t wait to get outside, and get together with friends and family. Here is our guide to eco-friendly outdoor entertaining. Use reusable or biodegradable plates instead of plastic If you don’t want to wash up at the end of the night, Green Bean eco tableware is a great...

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    Hevea natural rubber duck - safe baby bath toy

    Bath time fun with Kawan, the PVC-free natural rubber duck

    by  • September 23, 2016 • FAMILY • 0 Comments

    There are many products on the market that provide a safe and non-toxic alternative to baby toys and soothers that are made of PVC. 100% natural rubber toys that are made from the Hevea Brasilensis plant are non-toxic to humans and are safe for babies and young children to play with. Plus, natural rubber is biodegradable, and is able...

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    green start stacking and nesting blocks

    Biome Staff Picks – Green Start Early Learning Stacking and Nesting Blocks

    by  • September 20, 2016 • FAMILY • 0 Comments

    This week Carolyn from our Brisbane City store shares her favourite Biome product.   Green Start Early Learning Stacking and Nesting Blocks Carolyn loves the Green Start early learning stacking and nesting blocks. They are in fact her favourite item for a new baby or toddler and she often recommends it to people who are...

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