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    How to ditch shampoo bottle waste & save money!

    September 30, 2020 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    Excited to join the thousands of Australians who have ditched conventional shampoo and conditioner and swapped it for something that not only helps you avoid petrochemicals and detergents, saves plastic bottle waste and money too? Read on as we help you get started, how to let your scalp return to its natural oil balance,...

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    Bokashi Composting: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

    September 23, 2020 • GROW, GUIDES, LIFE
    Bokashi composting - everything you've ever wanted to know | Biome Eco Stores

    A bokashi compost system is one of the easiest ways to direct food waste away from landfill and create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. The Biome community love this type of composting, and have seen incredible success. With the help of an Urban Composter, Emma saw her new clay veggie patch...

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    8 fulfilling, mood boosting activities

    September 17, 2020 • EAT, GROW, GUIDES, LIFE

    Here we share eight simple, fulfilling, mood boosting activities for you to try. You might notice you feel less stressed, calmer, sleep better and more energetic.  Overtime, a good mood and joy can boost your immune system, keep you healthy and even extend your life! Send some love Writing a note to family and...

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    The best natural skin care for teenage skin

    September 10, 2020 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE

    Started to notice signs of oily skin and acne on your teen? It might be time to start teaching them a basic skin care routine. Here we’ve compiled our top natural skin care products best suited to tween and teenage skin. All of these choices happen to be Australian made, palm oil free, cruelty...

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    10 Ways to Get Kids Off Screens & Outdoors!

    September 7, 2020 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    10 Ways to Get Kids Off Screens & Outdoors! | Biome Eco Store

    Getting kids off screens, away from the pixels and spending more time outdoors is easy with these 10 screen free entertainment swaps! In fact we think these ideas will be fun for the whole family. Swap TV for books Reading has such a positive impact on our brains. It promotes mental stimulation, imagination, improves...

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    Going plastic free: the first things to replace

    September 3, 2020 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Going plastic free: what are the first things to replace | Biome Eco Stores | zero waste and plastic free

    Congratulations, you’re ready to live with less plastic! That means you’re taking action to: Cut fossil fuel demand, reducing the progression of climate change Reduce the amount of waste that clogs up our landfills and litters our waterways and natural areas Reduce the toxins your body is exposed to, like BPA, phthalates and flame...

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    Camphor laurel cutting boards: look stunning plus aid in rainforest restoration

    August 27, 2020 • LIFE
    How our camphor laurel cutting boards are helping to restore subtropical rainforests

    Our gorgeous range of camphor laurel cutting boards will make a statement on any table, but there is a lot more to love about them than the stunning grain. Read on as we share how purchasing this product is helping to control a noxious weed that is responsible for significant land degradation and loss...

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    What to do Gold Coast? Sustainable Living, Environmental, Eco Events

    August 20, 2020 • GUIDES

    Wherever you live across the beautiful Gold Coast and hinterland, there is so much going on today and every day to help you live more sustainably, with less impact, dive into nature, support local, and to build uplifting connections with your community. Many events are being offered online so you can join from home,...

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    What to do Melbourne? Sustainable Living, Environmental, Eco Events

    August 19, 2020 • GUIDES, LIFE

    What’s happening in Melbourne today, this weekend, this month to help you live more sustainably, feel more in touch with nature and your neighbourhood, and support locally grown and made. Events are currently only being offered online during the coronavirus lockdown, but there is plenty you can partake in from the comfort of home...

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    What to do Brisbane? Sustainable Living, Environmental, Eco Events

    August 17, 2020 • LIFE

    What’s on in Brisbane today to help you live more sustainably, with less impact, support locally grown and made, and to build uplifting connections with your local community. In the times of Coronavirus, many events are being offered online so you can partake from the comfort of home, but in Queensland we are also...

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    Support Small Victorian Producers Through Lockdown!

    August 8, 2020 • LIFE

    A big part of our mission at Biome is to provide a marketplace for the dreams of small planet-friendly, ethical businesses. The Australian state of Victoria is thriving with producers of locally made, toxin free, palm oil free, and low waste alternatives. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the people of Victoria face weeks of...

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    7 Australian native botanicals to incorporate into your skin, body and hair care

    July 24, 2020 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, LIFE
    Australian native botanicals to incorporate into your skin, body and hair care | Support Indigenous Australians and native ingredients | Biome Eco Stores

    Indigenous Australians have been using certain native plants to soothe skin, hair and ailments for centuries, and we are excited to share a selection of these powerful, nutritious ingredients with you. Read on to learn more about these Australian native botanicals, and how you can foster cultural and environmental respect and understanding by choosing...

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    How to incorporate Australian native ingredients into your food

    July 23, 2020 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to incorporate Australian native ingredients into your food | Bush Tucker, Australian Native Edibles, Bush Food | Biome Eco Stores

    Australian native edibles have not only been traditional food for Indigenous Australians, but also serve as important connection to country, totems and medicine. Read on as we show you how to incorporate some popular native ingredients into your food, and help environmental and cultural preservation and sustainability in the process. The book Warndu Mai...

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    We answer your top menstrual product questions!

    July 13, 2020 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    We answer your menstrual product FAQs! | Biome Eco Stores

    We get quite a lot of questions relating our range of menstrual products in-store, so we’ve collated them here and answered them for you in the one blog post. Read on to learn more about our range of cups, reusable pads, period proof underwear and more. Menstrual Cup FAQs How do I work out...

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    Plastic Free July: How to Make This Year Your Most Successful Yet!

    June 25, 2020 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to make this Plastic Free July your most successful yet | zero waste and plastic free | Biome Eco Stores

    We just love seeing the wave of passion, enthusiasm and positivity that sweeps across our community this time of year as more and more people take the challenge to reduce single use plastic waste and production during Plastic Free July (and beyond!). Plastic Free July is a global movement that sees millions of people  commit...

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