• 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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    Be an eco camper

    5 Ways to be an Eco Camper

    Heading out to reconnect with nature and to explore the great outdoors these holidays? Wherever you are camping, here are 5 tips to ensure you have an eco time. ‘Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints’ This well known quote by Maarten Schäfer reminds us to leave the natural environment that we wish to enjoy...

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    How to choose the right water bottle for you

    How to Choose the Right Water Bottle for You

    There are so many options when it comes to selecting the right reusable water bottle for you. Glass water bottles, stainless steel water bottles, pus BPA and PVC free water bottles – there is one for everyone! Glass Water Bottles Water tastes fantastic from a glass water bottle. Our glass water bottles do not contain...

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    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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    6 ways to get kids interested in nature

    Our Favourite Things to Inspire a Love of Nature in Children

    Inspiring a love of nature in kids of any age encourages them to become empowered by the world around them and develop a want to protect it. Here are six of our favourite things on the shelves at Biome that build excitement and curiosity about nature. Hello Nature by Nina Chakrabarti   Oh to...

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    ways to relax at christmas

    7 ways to relax, rejuvenate and detox these holidays

    A long weekend or holiday is a great time to relax, rejuvenate and detox. We love the opportunity to reconnect with nature and spend time in the beautiful natural environment, be that at the beach, bush walking, or simply in the backyard or garden. We love to relax with family and friends, and spend time...

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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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    Gift ideas for foodies

    Christmas Gift Guide – Gifts Ideas for Foodies and Home Cooks

    Looking for fun and practical gift ideas for foodies and home cooks? Why not healthy nonstick cookware or a kit to make your own cheese, kefir, yogurt or butter? Here are some of our favourite gifts for foodies. Neoflam Two Pan Set – Crepe & Pancake Pans Neoflam cookware has a healthy non-stick, eco-friendly ceramic...

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    Eco friendly Christmas

    Your Favourite Tips for an Eco-Friendly Christmas

    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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    Gift ideas for teens

    Christmas Gift Guide: Beautiful Gift Ideas for Teens

    Looking for beautiful, natural and low tox gift ideas for teens? Here are some of our favourites. Sienna 7 Free Nail Polish Sienna is a small Australian owned company based in Byron Bay. They are committed to producing safe and non-toxic nail products with an ethical and environmental focus. Their beautiful nail polishes are free...

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    soapberry shells

    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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