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    How to Clean Your Home to Protect Against Coronavirus

    March 30, 2020 • LIFE

    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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    Why Oxygen Bleach is Better Than Chlorine Bleach & How to Use it For Cleaning

    March 20, 2020 • CLEAN, GUIDES, HOME
    Washing with oxygen bleach is better than chlorine bleach

    Do you dislike entering a bathroom that’s just been cleaned with chlorine bleach or ammonia? Your lungs constrict from breathing in the fumes and you want to leave as quickly as possible. Many harmful chemicals like chlorine bleach have become commonplace in our homes as we are fed the dream of effortlessly clean and...

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    8 Ways to Help Your Community Through Coronavirus

    March 17, 2020 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to support your community during coronavirus COVID-19

    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?

    March 12, 2020 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, HOME, LIFE

    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?

    March 12, 2020 • CLEAN, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Can you do the washing up without plastic? | Biome Eco Stores

    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

    March 8, 2020 • LIFE, STORIES

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

    March 5, 2020 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to freeze food in glass - image thanks to Treading My Own Path

    Are you looking for safe ways to store food for a long period of time, to keep leftovers for later, excess fruit and veggies, or even baked goods? Glass is an excellent way to store food, whether it be in the pantry, the fridge, or even the freezer. It is perfectly safe and very...

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    How Outland Denim are revolutionising the denim industry

    March 5, 2020 • LIFE, STORIES

    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!)

    February 26, 2020 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    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

    February 20, 2020 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, HOME, LIFE
    Make Your Own Mozzie Repellent & Soothing Calamine Lotion | Biome Eco Stores | DIY Skin Care

    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

    February 20, 2020 • CLEAN

    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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    4 Ways Diatomaceous Earth Can Help Improve Gut Health

    February 19, 2020 • BEAUTY, EAT, LIFE
    How to improve gut health with diatomaceous earth | Biome Eco Stores

    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

    February 13, 2020 • GUIDES, LIFE

    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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    10 Easy Ways to Improve Gut Health

    February 5, 2020 • BEAUTY, EAT, GUIDES
    10 easy ways to improve gut health | Lee Holmes of Supercharged Food and Love Your Gut diatomaceous earth powder | Biome Eco Stores

    Ways to improve gut health and gut problems are at the forefront of many people’s health concerns: bloating, constipation, indigestion, food intolerance. But did you know that an unhealthy gut has also been linked to other medical issues? Evidence suggests there is a significant link between the human digestive system and overall physical and...

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    Go ‘No Poo’ or ‘Low Poo’ – Ditch Shampoo Bottle Waste & Save Money!

    January 31, 2020 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    no poo feature

    Have you heard about the ‘no poo’ shampoo method? Short for ‘no shampoo’, this method has a lot of devoted fans who have abandoned the petrochemicals and detergents in conventional shampoo, and let their scalp return to its natural oil balance, saving them time, money and their long-term health. Why Go ‘No Poo’ When...

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