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    How to create your own zero waste shopping kit | Biome Eco Stores

    How To Create a Zero Waste Shopping Kit

    With the lightweight plastic bag ban upon us, most of us now have a stash of reusable shopping bags kept in a convenient place. But with plastic packaging commonplace across supermarkets, how can you have more of an impact when it comes to reducing plastic waste? It’s time to take it up a notch....

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    Go Naked With Your Bin: How to Live Without Plastic Bin Liners!

    Everyone’s asking, ‘what will I use for bin liners now that plastic bags are banned?’.  But, go naked with your bin and you don’t have to worry!  Changing household bin liner behaviours is an exciting green-leap forward resulting from these laws. Fifty years ago we did not use plastic bags for our bins, but...

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    Biome Eco Stores | Are You Ready to Ban the Bag | Our Best Plastic Free Reusable Bags | #BanTheBag

    Are You Ready to Ban the Bag? Our Best Plastic Free Reusable Bags

    Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria have joined South Australia, Northern Territory, Tasmania, and the ACT in a ban on the supply of single use lightweight plastic shopping bags. The ban has been introduced to reduce the impact of plastic pollution on our environment and especially on our marine life. We’re so excited to see...

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    Biodegradable Bags: Are They Really Eco Friendly? | Biome Eco Stores

    Are Biodegradable Bags The Best Option To Line My Bin With?

    As consumers, we feel slightly more at ease when we are told that plastic bags are biodegradable. But how can we be sure biodegradable bags are really eco friendly? Are they the same as degradable plastic bags? And when it comes to bin liners, is there a best option? Thankfully, there are rules for...

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    7 Natural Sleep Aids to Fall Asleep Faster

    7 Natural Sleep Aids to Fall Asleep Faster

    In this busy, stressed-out world, falling asleep is not always easy. Technology is constantly at our fingertips and often in the bedroom too. Lots of people have anxiety that is compounded by information overload, worry about children, ageing parents, mortgage stress… you name it. Added to this is less time for relaxation and exercise....

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    Make your own kitchen cleaner | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    DIY Lavender & Rosemary Vinegar Kitchen Cleaner

    This vinegar kitchen cleaner not only makes your kitchen smell lovely, but ensures a thorough and natural clean. Antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral ingredients help rid your kitchen of harmful bacteria and germs without the use of harsh synthetics. Best of all, this recipe can be used to clean the bathroom and other surfaces...

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    How to use muslin cloth around the home | Biome Eco Stores

    10 Ways to Use Muslin Cloth Around the Home

    Have you ever wanted one multi-purpose item that takes the place of many handy household items but doesn’t contribute to landfill waste at the end of its life? Did you think that one, healthy life hack can take the place of cosmetic wipes, sieves, food preparation and more? Something as baby-soft as it is...

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    How to use Epsom salt around the home | Biome Eco Stores

    10 Ways to Use Epsom Salt Around the Home

    Epsom salt has a long history of use around the home, in health, beauty, cleaning and gardening. A magnesium-based salt, instead of sodium-based like table salt, Epsom is full of minerals and beneficial properties. So here are 10 ways you can use Epsom salt around the home. 10 Ways to Use Epsom Salt Around...

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    7 Ways to Use Soapberries to Clean Around the Home

    Soapberries are a natural, hypoallergenic, grey water safe, palm oil free, vegan household cleaning solution that actually works! But what many people don’t know is how multipurpose they are. Not only are they fantastic as a natural laundry detergent, you can use soapberries as an all purpose cleaner, shampoo, body soap, dish detergent, and...

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    DIY Homemade Laundry Detergent | Biome Eco Stores

    DIY Homemade Laundry Detergent

    Want cheap, effective laundry detergent without synthetic toxins? This Homemade Laundry Detergent is 100% natural, free from synthetics, has antifungal, antibacterial and antiseptic properties, and is cheap when the ingredients are bought in bulk. Your clothes will get a great wash with as little cost to you as to the environment. Here is what we’ve...

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    6 Simple Tips to Reduce Food Waste Today | Biome Eco Stores

    6 Simple Tips to Reduce Food Waste & Save You Money

    In our fast-paced, modern world, we have been conditioned to have everything ready at our fingertips. But, unless we are more conscious about the food we buy, how we store it, and how much of it we eat, we are contributing to a huge global problem – food waste. Read on as we share...

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    Reduce plastic waste - Biome reusable bread bag

    How to Buy & Store Bread Without Plastic

    Single use plastic is ubiquitous. It’s easy to pick up a loaf of bread, packaged in a single use plastic bag and tied with a small single use plastic bread clip without thinking about the consequences. But, as we are well aware, plastic that is made to be used for just a few days...

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