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    Practical gift ideas that you can eat, drink or read | Biome eco stores | Eco gift guide

    Practical gift ideas that you can eat, drink or read

    In the spirit of conscious gift giving, we have handpicked our favourite practical gift ideas that you can either eat, drink or read. We have practical gift ideas for everyone, all of which contribute to reducing waste, expanding skill sets, improving health and having fun. Podsta Reusable Coffee Pods   Podsta is a coffee...

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    5 Ways to be a Conscious Consumer this Christmas | Biome Eco Stores

    5 Ways to be a Conscious Consumer this Christmas

    Christmas is a time when a lot of purchases take place. We buy gifts, we decorate, we entertain, we might even buy new clothes. But how can you be more mindful about these purchases at Christmas? How can you be a conscious consumer? Read on as we show you how. What is a conscious...

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    Plastic free kitchen accessories you've never thought of | Zero Waste Ideas | Biome Eco Stores

    Plastic Free Kitchen Ideas You Might Not Have Thought Of

    Reduce plastic in your kitchen with these simple swaps.  From cooking to cleaning, a kitchen with little to no plastic is possible. Read on as we show you how! Stainless steel ice cube tray Imagine an ice cube tray that doesn’t end up snapping from too much twisting, and a tray so well built...

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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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