• Waste 101: What to Recycle, Compost, DIY, and Dispose

    Waste 101: What to Recycle, Compost, DIY, and Dispose

      We’ve compiled Waste 101 – our guide on how to reuse, recycle, compost, donate, DIY and dispose of your waste items in Australia. Minimising and taking charge of your waste is vital to helping the planet, so, let’s get started!   Reuse Basic rule-of-thumb is, if it’s working and safe, keep using it. This...

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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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    The best environmental books

    Top 10 Environmental Books to Read

    Books are awesome, period. At Biome, we love reading books about gardening, beekeeping, vegan recipes and sustainable-living. We also love books that teach us about environmental issues, and it’s these books we’re focusing on today. As consumers, we’re becoming more aware and proactive in the choices we make. We’re learning about our impact on...

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    10 plastic free ideas you haven't thought of

    10 Plastic Free Ideas You’ve Never Thought Of

    Many of you are already reducing single use plastic by using a reusable coffee cup, produce bags, water bottles, and a stainless steel straw. But here are 10 new ideas you might never have thought of for avoiding plastic! Shampoo bar instead of shampoo and conditioner in plastic bottles! Swap your shampoo in a bottle for a shampoo...

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    DIY Natural Shampoo Paste - Biome Naked Natural Beauty Bar

    DIY Natural Shampoo Paste

    Have you ever heard of washing your hair with clay? Clay is actually really beneficial for your hair, just as it is when applied to your face in a face mask or when used in a DIY deodorant. It detoxes and leaves your hair shiny and clean with lots of volume. Here we use...

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    DIY Herbal Conditioning Spritz

    DIY Herbal Conditioning Hair Spritz

    Conditioning your hair with apple cider vinegar after washing with a natural shampoo or shampoo bar adds  shine, brightens the natural colour, leaves hair soft and easy to comb, removes soap build up, and helps combat dandruff and eczema. It’s also simple, natural, and toxin and palm oil free, which is even better. Many...

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    DIY hair wax and conditioning balm

    DIY Hair Wax & Conditioning Balm

    Our DIY hair wax and conditioning balm was developed by Nancy in her kitchen at home after her son ran out of hair product… again! With nourishing shea butter and cocoa butter, a little caster oil for shine, and lavender and rosemary essential oils for hair health, this nourishing balm can be used to style...

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    Top 6 reasons to use a wooden or bamboo hair brush

    Top 6 Reasons to Use a Bamboo Hair Brush

    Did you know that you can buy a 100% plastic free, vegan hair brush? Our Brightwood hair brushes are made from bamboo and natural rubber, and not only are they a more sustainable option for the environment in terms of them being plastic free (even the cushioning bit) and vegan, they are a better...

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    Soothe sore joints, aching muscles and dry skin naturally

    5 Ways to Treat Sore Joints, Aching Muscles & Dry, Chapped Skin Naturally

    Sore joints, aching muscles and dry, chapped skin are common ailments during the colder months, but these five simple, natural remedies may help. 1. Magnesium Magnesium is a naturally occurring mineral and vital for the healthy function of the brain, heart, bones, muscle contraction, and energy production. There is a lot of research documenting...

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    Biome's Naked Natural Beauty Bar - DIY Sore Muscle Rub

    DIY Sore Muscle Rub

    This DIY sore muscle rub creates a soothing, warming sensation, then transitions to a refreshing, cooling sensation. It’s perfect for soothing tense muscles after an uncomfortable night’s sleep, or sore muscles after strenuous activity or exercise. It also works to sooth tension headaches by massaging some into the back of your neck and shoulders. Ingredients...

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    DIY Skin Care at Biome's Naked Natural Beauty Bar - Whipped Calendula and Coconut Body Butter

    Whipped Calendula and Coconut Body Butter

    Our Whipped Calendula and Coconut Body Butter will soothe dry, chapped skin affected by the elements. Calendula has been used for centuries ceremonially and therapeutically, and is a common ingredient in DIY skin care due to its healing and calming properties. When used in skin care, it is a great moisturiser for dry skin and for...

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    pukka tea

    Our Guide to Local & Fair Trade Organic Herbal Teas & Their Benefits

    There is nothing nicer on a cold winter’s day than a soothing cup of organic herbal tea. Besides being a warming pick me up, organic herbal teas have lots of health benefits. From easing digestive troubles, calming the mind, soothing the throat, and waking you up, organic herbal teas have all sorts of wonderful powers....

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