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    I want to… switch out plastic packaged artificial fragrances

    June 30, 2021 • ECO HOME, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Switch synthetic fragrances for natural, plastic free fragrances

    So you want to make the switch from plastic packaged artificial fragrances to something natural? Good for you! In doing so you will be avoiding synthetic ingredients that may be harmful to your health, and helping to keep plastic packaging out of landfill and from polluting our environment. And best of all, making the...

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    I want to… switch to wooden combs and brushes

    June 29, 2021 • BEAUTY, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    3 Simple Swaps - Wooden Combs & Brushes

    So you want to make the switch from plastic combs and brushes to those made from wood and natural fibres? Good for you! It’s so easy. Keep reading for our suggested swaps. Wooden brushes and combs are much gentler on your hair, may reduce frizz, and at the end of their life can be...

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    I want to… switch from plastic dish cloths and brushes to an eco alternative

    June 29, 2021 • ECO HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    3 Simple Swaps

    So you want to make the switch from throwaway plastic dish cloths and brushes to an eco friendly alternative? Good for you! It’s so easy. Keep reading for suggested swaps. Plastic dish brushes degrade each time you use them, polluting our waterways with micro-plastics. Dish brushes made from natural fibres are an excellent and...

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    I want to… switch from plastic cling wrap to something more sustainable

    June 29, 2021 • PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    3 Simple Swaps

    So you want to make the switch from throwaway plastic cling wrap to something more sustainable? Good for you! It’s so easy. Keep reading for suggested swaps. Reusable beeswax wraps and vegan wax wraps can be used the same way as cling wrap to wrap sandwiches, cut fruit and veggies, cheese, and to cover...

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    Small eco friendly New South Wales businesses to support

    June 29, 2021 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Small NSW producers to support

    We are passionate about supporting small Australian businesses who produce planet-friendly products, and are proud to provide a marketplace for so many. The Australian state of New South Wales is full of wonderful businesses who make toxin free, palm oil free and low waste alternatives, the likes of which are contributing to a healthier...

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    Why now is a great time to start body brushing

    May 26, 2021 • BEAUTY
    Why now is a great time to start body brushing or dry brushing

    Body brushing (or dry brushing as some call it) is a much loved practice known to physically remove dead skin and improve the skin’s ability to eliminate toxins through the pores. It is a great practice to start in cooler, dryer weather, as it helps remove flaky, scaley, winter skin. But how do you do...

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    What to plant in late Autumn and Winter in Australia

    May 19, 2021 • LIFE
    What to plant in late autumn and winter in australia

    Australian winter varies from one side of the country to the other, but no matter where you live you can still enjoy the benefits of veggie gardening. Read on as we share the best veggies and herbs to grow depending on where you live, even if it’s just too cold outside! Shop organic and...

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    High performing skin care for Autumn for normal, dry and mature skin

    April 28, 2021 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    High performing skin care for autumn for normal, dry and mature skin

    Australia’s hot, humid Summer months are now behind us, and we are now enjoying the cooler, dryer Autumn days. With this change in season, you may also notice changes in how your skin feels. Now is a great time to change up your skin care routine to something that provides hydration, nourishment and brightening,...

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    Multi-use, adaptable products for baby that will save waste & money

    April 7, 2021 • LIFE
    Multi-use, adaptable products for baby that will save waste and money

    While they may be little, babies sure do require a lot of stuff! However here are some ideas to help you buy less, including eco friendly products that can be used and enjoyed by the whole family, not just baby. While you may spend a little more upfront in some cases (e.g. investing in modern...

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    How When Women Rise Up, Global Warming Can Fall

    March 8, 2021 • LIFE
    Girls at Climate Change Protest March holding placards

    By Biome founder, Tracey Bailey, for International Womens Day 2021 #choosetochallenge I am fascinated by this topic of how the empowerment of women and girls, and gender equality, is critical to defending our planet from the threats of climate change and other environmental catastrophes. We know that women are playing an increasing role in...

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    Meet Phillipa from Pixie Nut & Co.

    March 2, 2021 • STORIES
    Pixie Nut & Co. | Buy sustainable jewellery online Australia | Biome Eco Stores

    We love the cheery Pixie Nut & Co. earrings and accessories! Working from home in an off-grid community in Northern NSW surrounded by subtropical rainforests, Pixie Nut & Co.’s Philippa creates beautiful and unique Australian-inspired accessories that are sure to make a statement. All jewellery charms are printed on 3mm FSC Certified Birch Plywood and...

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    Meet Jo & Micko from Viva La Body!

    February 25, 2021 • BEAUTY, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, STORIES
    Viva La Body | Buy shampoo bars online Australia | Australian made beauty products

    Jo here, founder of Viva La Body. I was born and raised in Queensland and in 1992 moved to Darwin to go to Uni. I fell in love with Darwin and a certain human called Micko (he was raised in Melbourne) and never left!! Viva started back in 1999 on the kitchen bench in...

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    Banksia Gifts Australia

    February 24, 2021 • LIFE, STORIES

    Banksia Gifts Australia has been operating since 1985, supplying the world with beautiful products crafted from the Australian native, Banksia Grandis seed pod. At the early age of 15 years old, Anthony Hansen first began experimenting with Australian native timber and is now one of Australia’s leading and award-winning craftsmen. Formally working with metal,...

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    Want brighter skin? You’ll love these Vitamin C rich products

    February 18, 2021 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    Vitamin C for skin care

    For healthier, smoother, brighter, more glowy skin, Vitamin C is one of the best ingredients to add to your skin care routine. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant, and works to protect skin from UV damage and pollution, reduce skin inflammation, clear irregular pigmentation and promote healthy collagen production. The easiest way to incorporate...

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    Simple acts of kindness that will make someone’s day (and the planet’s!)

    February 11, 2021 • LIFE
    Simple acts of kindness that will make someone's day (and the planet's)

    Here are some great ways to lift the spirits of those around you, whether that be a friend, a partner, a family member or someone you don’t even know! And, like everything at Biome, these ideas are not only kind to others, they are kind to the planet too. Take a walk in nature...

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