• 5 ways to be a conscious consumer this Christmas | Biome Eco Stores

    5 Ways to be a Conscious Consumer this Christmas

    Christmas is a time when a lot of purchases take place. We buy gifts, we decorate, we entertain, we might even buy new clothes. But how can you be more mindful about these purchases at Christmas? How can you be a conscious consumer? Read on as we show you how. What is a conscious...

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    DIY Flower Garden Tea | DIY skin care | Biome Eco Stores

    DIY Flower Garden Tea

    Christmas is just around the corner, and when it comes to conscious gift giving what’s better than making a gift yourself! So our latest DIY recipe is a beautiful batch of beneficial herbal tea. This recipe makes quite a bit (4 1/2 cups) so you can fill up multiple pretty jars and gift to...

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    Make Your Own DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    So many of you love using soapberries to wash your clothes (and why wouldn’t you – they’re organic, natural, hypoallergenic, plastic free, palm oil free, compostable and they work!), but did you know you can turn them into a washing up liquid too? Read on as we show you how to make a natural...

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    Plastic free kitchen accessories you've never thought of | Zero Waste Ideas | Biome Eco Stores

    Plastic Free Kitchen Ideas You Might Not Have Thought Of

    Reduce plastic in your kitchen with these simple swaps.  From cooking to cleaning, a kitchen with little to no plastic is possible. Read on as we show you how! Stainless steel ice cube tray Imagine an ice cube tray that doesn’t end up snapping from too much twisting, and a tray so well built...

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    DIY Healing Seaweed & Green Tea Body Scrub | DIY Skin Care Recipe | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    DIY Healing Seaweed & Green Tea Bath Soak

    Relax, rejuvenate and heal with our DIY seaweed and green tea bath soak. If you have sore muscles, joint pain, back pain, feel stressed or run down, this incredibly healthful bath soak is for you. If you don’t have a bath, try it as a foot soak! Combining seaweed powder, green tea, peppermint essential...

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    Slow Fashion vs Fast Fashion | Build an Ethical Wardrobe | Biome Eco Stores

    Slow Fashion: Clothes You Can Feel Good About

    By Leah Musch of The Un-Material Girl It’s no secret that fashion is one of the most polluting industries in the world. Issues span from textile waste to human rights violation, the use of toxic materials and dyes to big brands burning excess stock. Slowly but surely, consumer awareness, education and passion has helped...

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    DIY rose water | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    DIY Rose Water & 7 Ways You Can Use It!

    Rose water does a wonderful job at soothing skin and hair and calming the mind with it’s delicate fragrance. Use it to cleanse and tone skin, in a relaxing bath, to spray on your pillow before bed, or as a natural perfume. And did you know it’s actually really easy to make your own? By...

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    How to create your own zero waste shopping kit | Biome Eco Stores

    How To Create a Zero Waste Shopping Kit

    With the lightweight plastic bag ban upon us, most of us now have a stash of reusable shopping bags kept in a convenient place. But with plastic packaging commonplace across supermarkets, how can you have more of an impact when it comes to reducing plastic waste? It’s time to take it up a notch....

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    DIY Hand Sanitiser | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care

    DIY Hand Sanitiser Spray

    This is the perfect handbag size hand sanitiser! Combining palm oil free glycerine, alcohol free witch hazel, lavender hydrosol and a blend of germ fighting essential oils, this DIY hand sanitiser is easy to make and will leave hands feeling clean, fresh and soft. Find the recipe for our DIY hand sanitiser spray below....

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    Bokashi composting - everything you've ever wanted to know | Biome Eco Stores

    Bokashi Composting: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

    A bokashi compost system is one of the easiest ways to direct food waste away from landfill and instead create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. Plus, it will help you avoid the need for a bin liner! With so many of you interested in bokashi style composting, we’ve answered your most...

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    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste | Biome Eco Stores

    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste

    Every item we use has an environmental cost, some greater than others. By managing our waste in accordance with the 5 Rs, we can all make a difference by being mindful of the waste we generate. According to Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, the 5 Rs of zero waste are: Refuse Reduce Reuse...

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    Beginners Guide to Starting a Veggie Garden | Biome Eco Stores

    Beginners Guide to Starting a Veggie Garden

    A veggie garden is an easy way to save money, eat better, and reap the benefits of being out in nature.  Plus, together with composting you can keep looping the nutrients from your food scraps back into the garden.  The best part is it’s not hard to do! But to make it even easier...

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    How To Protect Your Kids From These Common Toxins | Biome Eco Stores

    How to protect your kids from these common toxins

    We speak to lots of parents in our Biome stores and on online who are worried about commonly used toxins harming their kids. It is shocking how normal it has become for these known problematic chemicals to be in household and body products.  But, there are ways to avoid them. Read on as we...

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    How to get rid of razor burn with our DIY razor burn soothing spray | Biome Naked Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    How to get rid of razor burn with our DIY razor burn spray

    Wondering how to get rid of razor burn? Our soothing, simple, natural DIY razor burn spray can help! Combining ingredients such as soothing coconut oil, calming chamomile and calendula, antiseptic witch hazel and essential oils known for their antibacterial properties, our razor burn spray works to preempt and soothe razor burn and speed up...

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