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    Eco kids and family life, plus ideas to inspire green living at home throughout the year.

    Low Impact, Zero Waste Camping and Travel | Biome Eco Stores

    Minimal Impact Camping – Facts and Tips

    Camping is the best way to connect with nature, and continuing to enjoy nature means ensuring you leave it exactly as you found it. Here are our top tips for low impact camping so that all you leave behind are your footprints. Camping is one of the best ways to connect with nature. Breathing...

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    Ethical and Sustainable Coffee – Info and Products

    For many of us, coffee is an important part of our lives. From our morning pick-me-up to our afternoon coffee catch-up, those wondrous little beans bring us warmth, energy, and comfort. There are many social and environmental challenges facing the coffee industry today. Unfair labour conditions, habitat loss, deforestation, pollution, unsustainable farming, and disposable...

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    How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Naturally

    How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Naturally

    Summer is here, and so are the mozzies. Those pesky little guys manage to find their way onto the surface of your skin even when you’re indoors. Many of us opt for commercial sprays and repellents, but these products often contain a number of harsh chemicals that can be irritating on the skin and...

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    The Pet Guide: Composting Poo and Litter

    For every pet owner, pet minder and dog walker, disposing of pet waste is a daily task. Picking up pet waste is the socially respectful thing to do; it helps to keep our parks, streets, and backyards clean and safe for everyone. However, where the waste goes after it’s been picked up and bagged...

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    Five ways to create a self-care space

    Five ways to create a self-care sanctuary at home or work

    While some people are able to zone out from the world and tune in to themselves with impressive ease (whether they’re on a bus packed with passengers or plonked in a chaotic family living room), the rest of us often need a little more help. This is where a designated tranquillity zone can play...

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    Why air drying your clothes will prolong their longevity

    Why air drying your clothes will prolong their longevity

    Air drying your clothing is an environmentally friendly approach to drying your clothes that also prolongs the longevity of your garments. It’s essential to our sustainability journey to look after the clothing we own with love and care. Here at Biome, we believe air drying your clothing where possible is a part of this. ...

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    Best fragrance free soaps for sensitive skin including babies and children

    The best fragrance free soaps for sensitive skin

    Many soaps and body washes available in supermarkets and chemists that are marketed towards those with sensitive skin are actually full of known skin irritants themselves (Lauric Acid, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Alumina, for example). But we’ve found these natural, fragrance free free soaps for sensitive skin that you can absolutely trust! They’re all guaranteed palm...

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    Your Wild Books - Nature Play Activities for Kids

    More Green Time, Less Screen Time

    “How are children going to care about the environment and look after our planet if they spend a decreasing amount of time connecting to nature?” – Brooke Davis Based in beautiful South Australia, author Brooke Davis and the Your Wild Books range aims to improve the lives of young humans around the world by encouraging nature connection through...

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    Essentially Australia Australian made and produced eucalyptus essential oil

    Where to Find Australian Grown & Produced Eucalyptus Essential Oil

    Although native to Australia and considered a quintessential Australian scent, many of the eucalyptus essential oils available for sale in Australia have been produced in China. Among the network marketing brands and those sold in supermarkets and chemists, few use eucalyptus oil grown here. In fact, of the approximately 7,000 tonnes of eucalyptus oil...

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    Switch synthetic fragrances for natural, plastic free fragrances

    I want to… switch out plastic packaged artificial 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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    Green cleaning trends that are here to stay | natural cleaning, eco friendly cleaning, organic cleaners | Biome Eco Store

    Green cleaning trends that are here to stay

    It is inspiring to see so many in our community take steps to remove toxic chemical-laden, synthetic fragranced household cleaners, and replacing them with cleaners that are kinder to people and the environment. We are also excited to be able to bring you more and more cleaning products that are completely plastic free! Check...

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    How to choose the right stainless steel wire pegs for you

    Never Buy Pegs Again! The Best Plastic Free Wire Pegs

    Are your plastic and wooden pegs constantly rotting, breaking, falling apart, and leaving plastic bits all over your garden? Our stainless steel wire clothes pegs will solve all your peg woes. They are zero waste, plastic free and will last you a lifetime! These pegs aren’t only great for the washing. They are also...

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    How to get kids off screens and

    10 Ways to Get Kids Off Screens & Outdoors!

    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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