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    5 ways to plastic waste free washing up | Biome Eco Stores

    5 Ways To Waste Free Washing Up

    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 christmas

    5 ways to support local, Australian made this festive season

    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 Support Your Local Community | Biome Eco Stores

    10 Ways You Can Support Your Local Community

    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 Australia at the moment, with bushfires raging in New South Wales, Queensland, and many...

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    10 ways you can make a stranger smile | Random act of kindness | Biome Eco Stores

    10 Ways You Can Make A Stranger Smile

    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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    Biome Eco Store | Biome Gold Coast | Biome Melbourne | Female led Business | Female Owners, Female Makers

    Celebrating Female Makers, Female Owners

    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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    Eco friendly entertaining, parties and events | Biome Eco Store

    Everything you Need for Eco Friendly Entertaining

    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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    You can get refills for that?! | Refill and bulk options at Biome Eco Stores

    You Can Get Refills for That?!

    Purchasing refills or items in bulk will save packaging waste, reduce waste ending up in landfill, and will often save you money too (it’s often cheaper per kg/ml). And you won’t believe the kind of things you can buy in bulk or buy refills for. From Bokashi grain to dental floss, deodorant to soapberries,...

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    10 Ways to Get Kids Off Screens & Outdoors! | Biome Eco Store

    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! Swap TV for books Reading has such a positive impact on our brains. It promotes mental stimulation, imagination, improves memory, thinking skills, and even improves verbal skills! We love books that inspire...

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    Climate Strike Stop Work Protest

    Climate Strike plus 9 Other Things You Can Do About Climate Change!

    It’s not business as usual at the Biome stores on 20 September 2019. We’ll all be closed for three hours to show our support for the striking students, and to allow our team members to participate in the Climate Strike marches. City closed from 12.45pm to 3.30pm Indooroopilly, Balmoral and Paddington closed from 12.30pm to...

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    Bokashi composting - everything you've ever wanted to know | Biome Eco Stores

    Bokashi Composting: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

    A bokashi compost system is one of the easiest ways to direct food waste away from landfill and instead create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. Plus, it will help you avoid the need for a bin liner! With so many of you interested in bokashi style composting, we’ve answered your most...

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    Face and body scrubs to make at home | Biome Eco Stores

    Our Top Five Best Natural Exfoliants

    One of the key steps to radiant, healthy skin is regular exfoliation to remove dry, dead skin cells. The problem with many store-bought scrubs though is that they contain things like plastic microbeads, palm oil or palm derived ingredients, sodium lauryl sulphate, and synthetic colours, fragrances and preservatives – ingredients that are no good...

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    Natural escapes - the places the Biome team love! | Biome Eco Store

    Natural Escapes – Where You’ll Find the Biome Team

    With Spring now upon us, the Biome team are excited to get out in nature and explore some of our favourite local escapes to relax, rejuvenate and be inspired. Here is where we are headed. Tallow Beach, NSW Courtney favourite natural escape is Tallow Beach, near Byron Bay in New South Wales. She loves...

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    3 Repurposed Gift Ideas

    We love gifting items that have been made from recycled and repurposed materials, that are meaningful, support communities and that help reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfill. Here are some of our favourite, unique and meaningful gift ideas. One Hundred Year Old Recycled Brass Fountain Pen Between 1864 and 1995,...

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