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    30 ways to reduce your impact at work, uni and school

    January 21, 2020 • GUIDES
    30 ways to reduce your impact at work, uni and school | Biome Eco Stores

    As we head back to work, uni or the kids back to school, we’re looking at ways we can do so with less impact on our precious planet. In particular, we’re looking at adopting more simple, gentle ways, like those that produce less waste, are less harmful to animals and expose us to fewer toxins. So...

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    6 Waste Free Lunch Swaps Under $20

    January 16, 2020 • LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    6 Waste Free Lunch Swaps Under $20 | Biome Eco Store

    Ready to reduce single use plastic waste but mindful of not spending too much money? Well we’re here to show you that you can go low waste and eco friendly on a budget without compromising on quality and an ethical production process! Read on as we share our favourite waste free lunch swaps that cost...

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    Rebuilding bushfire affected business and bush land

    January 9, 2020 • LIFE

    From the ashes rises an indomitable force, human kindness. We feel so proud of the Australian and global community that is rallying to help the people and animals recover from bush fires and drought.  We feel for everyone, near and far, who is feeling the deep sense of loss after the extreme weather and...

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    How to Pack a ‘Nude Food’ Zero Waste Lunch Box

    How to pack a zero waste lunch box

    With many schools and workplaces adopting a ‘nude food’ policy, here are some ways you can pack healthy zero waste lunch box without using any single use plastic, whether it be plastic cling wrap, zip-lock baggies, chip packets or yoghurt tubs. 1. Use a bento style zero waste lunch box A bento box style lunch box...

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    10 Ways You Can Support Your Local Community

    January 8, 2020 • LIFE
    10 Ways You Can Support Your Local Community | Biome Eco Stores

    Give the gift of kindness – here are 10 ways you can support your local community today, and help communities, families and animals in need. Donate to Your Local Rural Fire Service We are dealing with catastrophic fire conditions in many areas around Australia. Scientists and experts warn that Australia’s fire season is now...

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    Resolutions To Live More Gently: How Our Grandmas Have Inspired Us

    December 19, 2019 • LIFE

    The start of a new year has many of us setting goals and challenges. This year we’re taking inspiration from our grandmas. Read on as we share some of the ways our grandmas have inspired us to simplify and live more gently on our planet. We’d love to hear how your grandmas have inspired...

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    Simple DIY projects for kids

    December 18, 2019 • DIY RECIPES, GROW, GUIDES, LIFE
    Simple DIY projects for kids | Biome Eco Stores

    Have fun creating these school holidays with our easy DIY projects for kids! We promise they’re fun for kids of all ages, as well as you! DIY lip balm Using our simple DIY lip balm recipe (young kids will need help and supervision as it requires melting ingredients on the stove) you can make...

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    What you can do to lessen climate change this Christmas

    December 18, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE
    What you can do to lessen climate change this Christmas | Biome Eco Stores

    Here are some simple, practical ways you can make a difference this festive season and lessen climate change. If everyone reading this post committed to just one of the below, what a difference it would make! Be an example to others Rather than telling others what they should be doing, just lead the way...

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    How to Break Up with Plastic Cling Wrap this Festive Season

    December 10, 2019 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME
    Plastic Wrap Alternatives | How To Break Up With Plastic Cling Wrap | Biome Eco Stores

    If there is an ideal time to find less-wasteful, safe alternatives to plastic cling wrap, now is it. With all the plates of food, leftovers, and transporting delicious spreads to parties and picnics, we need a hygienic way to cover and contain our food. So why not do so zero waste style? At Biome, we...

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    5 Ways To Waste Free Washing Up

    November 28, 2019 • CLEAN, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    5 ways to plastic waste free washing up | Biome Eco Stores

    Eliminating plastic from around the home isn’t difficult if you look at one area at a time. Here we look at plastic waste free washing up! Plastic and synthetic products are often in abundance around the sink: Chux wipes, those green and yellow scrub sponges, plastic dish washing brushes, washing up liquid in plastic...

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    5 ways to support local, Australian made this festive season

    November 21, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE
    5 ways to support local, australian made this christmas

    There are lots of ways you can support Australian made this festive season, whether it’s gift giving, entertaining, dressing up or protecting your body. Read on as we share some of our favourite Australian made gift ideas, decorations, fashion, entertaining and summer skin care essentials. Australian made gift cards and decorations Earth Greetings Christmas...

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    10 Ways You Can Make A Stranger Smile

    November 7, 2019 • LIFE
    10 ways you can make a stranger smile | Random act of kindness | Biome Eco Stores

    Make a stranger smile with a random act of kindness, and inspire faith and foster hope and happiness within yourself and others. Here are 10 ways you can make a stranger smile today. 1. Buy a coffee for the person behind you in line This random act of kindness will be sure to make a...

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    Celebrating Female Makers, Female Owners

    October 31, 2019 • LIFE
    Biome Eco Store | Biome Gold Coast | Biome Melbourne | Female led Business | Female Owners, Female Makers

    Take a step inside the sustainably made doors of Biome and a closer look at some of the strong, creative, female led brands that are powering us, Australia’s original female led eco friendly business. Biome Biome was founded in 2003 by Tracey Bailey, who chose to stop worrying that companies were getting away with greenwashing...

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    Everything you Need for Eco Friendly Entertaining

    October 23, 2019 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Eco friendly entertaining, parties and events | Biome Eco Store

    Do you have a party or celebration coming up? Perhaps you’re simply enjoying more picnics outside now that the weather is warming up. Whatever your reason to get together is, make it an eco friendly, plastic waste free affair. Here are some simple ways to achieve this. Use reusable or biodegradable plates instead of...

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    Three Ways to Reusable Wax Wraps

    3 Ways to Reusable Wax Wraps | DIY Reusable Wax Wraps | Ready Made Reusable Wax Wraps | Beeswax Wraps Recipe | Biome Eco Stores

    Reusable wax wraps have been a game changer for many households around Australia, helping people to significantly reduce their day to day single use plastic waste. Use reusable wax wraps as you would plastic cling wrap – wrap up sandwiches and rolls, cut up fruit and vegetables, cheese and tofu. You can also cover...

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