• Beginners Guide to Starting a Veggie Garden | Biome Eco Stores

    Beginners Guide to Starting a Veggie Garden

    Looking for something fun and easy to do around the home that will occupy young and old and keep the happy and healthy? How about starting a veggie garden! It doesn’t matter if you have a backyard or just a balcony, anyone can start a veggie garden and reap the benefits of being out...

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    Go Naked With Your Bin: How to Live Without Plastic Bin Liners!

    Changing household bin liner behaviours is an exciting green-leap forward resulting from recent laws to ban single use plastic bags. Fifty years ago we did not use plastic bags for our bins, but since they became readily available we grew attached to using tie-up bags to cocoon away unpleasant scraps. Environmentally, plastic rubbish bin...

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    How to Clean Your Home to Protect Against Coronavirus

    Biome has seven workplaces with our stores and our warehouse-head office, so we have been thoroughly researching and adhering to the best measures we can to keep our team and customers safe from the spread of Coronavirus. We are also being asked many questions by our community about what they should use to keep...

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    How to support your community during coronavirus COVID-19

    8 Ways to Help Your Community Through Coronavirus

    Now more than ever we need to act with kindness, be considerate of others, and support our local community and businesses. Worried about the supermarket shelves being empty, or getting to the shops when you must self isolate?  There are many delivery options that cut out the middle person and deliver straight from the...

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    Do natural hand sanitisers work? Can you make your own?

    With the outbreak of the serious virus COVID-19, known as coronavirus, we are naturally concerned about whether natural hand sanitisers will be as effective as synthetic chemicals.  Here, we explain how best to sanitise your hands, the toxic chemicals you can do without, and how to make your own hand sanitiser. Many natural hand...

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    Can you do the washing up without plastic? | Biome Eco Stores

    Can you do the washing up without plastic?

    The kitchen sink presents a challenge for many who are on a journey to eliminate plastic from their household, but it needn’t! Sponges, dish cloths and dish brushes are often made from synthetic, semi-synthetic (viscose rayon) and plastic materials, contributing to microplastic pollution in our oceans. Plus, they almost always come wrapped or tagged...

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    Why I love leading a women led business

    By Biome Founder, Tracey Bailey This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the talented team of women that lead Biome and what we do to help accelerate women’s equality. I started Biome 16 years ago with a vision to help solve the world’s environmental challenges.  But, it is the women who have joined, nurtured and...

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    How Outland Denim are revolutionising the denim industry

    Outland Denim was founded as an avenue to provide opportunity and support to women who had had experienced exploitation. Today, through an internationally-successful, sustainable and coveted fashion range they are truly empowering women, empowering families, and empowering communities. Read on to out how Outland Denim are revolutionising the denim industry through empowerment, sustainability and transparency. Empowerment...

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    How to use a safety razor (and avoid nicks!)

    The stainless steel safety razor is back in a big way, and will help you put an end to throwaway plastic razors! So, why are they so great, how do you use them, and how do you avoid nicking yourself? Read on to find out. Why are reusable safety razors so great? Zero waste...

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    Make Your Own Mozzie Repellent & Soothing Calamine Lotion | Biome Eco Stores | DIY Skin Care

    Make Your Own Mozzie Repellent & Soothing Calamine Lotion

    The mozzies are out, so this week we have two great DIY recipes for you to keep on hand. One to keep mozzies at bay and another to soothe bites if you are bitten. Both are 100% natural, easy to make, gentle, yet effective. Natural ways to deter mozzies and insects Burning sandalwood incense or sandalwood...

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    6 Things to Know About Using Clove Oil for Mould Removal

    During the wet summer months, high humidity and heavy rains can lead to mould in any areas of your home that are affected by moisture. A popular natural cleaning remedy for this is clove oil. But before you get to work mixing up your own clove oil solution, here are six things to know....

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    How to improve gut health with diatomaceous earth | Biome Eco Stores

    4 Ways Diatomaceous Earth Can Help Improve Gut Health

    For glowing gut health there is a substance that is gaining popularity and is quite the innovative ingredient care of mother nature! This substance is Diatomaceous Earth and it can be used for many purposes but in this post we will concentrate on its amazing effects on gut health and bloating. Read on for...

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    10 ways you can fight climate change

    You really are the force in our fight against climate change! Your daily decisions can have a huge impact on our environment, and according to the BBC your actions encourage those around you to make more sustainable choices too! (1) Read on as we share 10 simple ways you can make a difference, be...

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