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    Slow Fashion vs Fast Fashion | Biome Eco Stores

    Slow Fashion vs Fast Fashion: A Beginners Guide

    By Slow Fashion blogger Leah Musch, @unmaterialgirl  In an age of hashtags and buzz words, two terms have recently seemed to gain a lot of traction within both the eco and fashion community – Fast Fashion and Slow Fashion.  Read on as we explain what these two terms mean, and why it’s so important to know...

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    How to Safely Compost Pet Waste at Home

    Finally there is a convenient, environmentally safe way to dispose of your pet’s waste while rebuilding your soil on a microbial level. EnsoPet is an in-ground composting system comprised of recycled plastic which is buried in your back yard. It composts all pet waste such as dog, cat, rabbit and guinea pig waste, keeping...

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    4 Must Have Products for your Natural Remedy Travel Kit

    Planning a camping trip or holiday away? A kit of multi-purpose natural remedies is great to keep on hand for dealing with issues like mozzie bites, sunburn, sore muscles and other minor conditions that may dampen the fun. Read on to find out the must have products we pack in our natural remedy travel...

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    How to simplify your autumn skin care routine | Biome Eco Stores

    4 Ways to Simplify your Autumn Skin Care Routine

    With autumn weather upon us, many of us are reaching for scrubs, clay masks and moisturisers to buff and nourish dry skin. An autumn skin care routine needn’t be complicated though. Read on as we show you four easy ways to simplify your autumn skin care routine, with eco friendly products made from close...

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

    Our Top Tips for Low Impact Camping

    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. 1. Minimise your water usage Wash your dishes once a day if...

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    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Friendly Cleaning

    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals

    Products like mainstream perfumes, plug in and propellent ‘air fresheners’, and even car deodorisers contain a myriad of harmful, synthetic, petrochemical derived ingredients. But there are lots of simple ways to fragrance your space naturally, without resorting to fake smells and synthetic, petrochemical derived ‘air fresheners’. Read on as we share five unique ways...

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    How palm oil sneaks into your face care routine and how to avoid it! | Biome Eco Stores | Palm oil free skin can body care

    How palm oil sneaks into your face care routine and how to avoid it!

    The environmental devastation happening in Asia due to incessant demand for palm oil is thankfully coming out in the open, as are its dire consequences for our entire planet, including global warming. We all need to take action to help solve the problem, starting with awareness of which products actually use palm oil as...

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    Women in our interconnected biome

    For International Women’s Day I am honoured to write this celebration of some remarkable women who are part of the Biome community, and to acknowledge all that the Biome team does to advance opportunities for women through business and giving. Biome is a woman-owned and led organisation and our team is predominantly female. Over...

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    Beekeeper Parade | Biome Eco Stores

    The Buzz about BeeKeeper Parade

    BeeKeeper Parade is an Australian social business hatched between a brother (Koky) and sister (Sophia) in 2012 while Sophia was in hospital fighting cervical cancer. Every purchase of a stunning and unique Beekeeper Parade bag supports the continued work of BabyTree Projects, a charity founded by the siblings to fight for children’s rights and...

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    How to hold a clothing swap | Ethical Fashion Australia | Slow Fashion Movement | Biome Eco Stores

    How to Hold a Clothing Swap

    By Shea Wittig of @conversationswithmysister “Small positive acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world” – Howard Zinn The stats are in and they aren’t good however, Biome has come up with a positive solution in the form of a ‘clothing swap’ and you are invited to join in with all...

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    Why sandalwood is an excellent natural mosquito deterrent | Biome Eco Store

    Why Sandalwood is an Excellent Natural Mosquito Repellent

    To prevent mosquito bites and the spread of mosquito borne diseases, it is recommended that you cover up with long clothing, sleep under a mosquito net, apply a topical mosquito repellent, and when you are outside, burn sandalwood mosquito coils or sticks. There are some good natural mosquito deterrent sprays on the market, and...

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    Every DIY Cleaning Recipe You Need to Clean Your Space Naturally | Green Cleaning | Biome Eco Stores

    Every DIY Cleaning Recipe You Need To Clean Your Space Naturally!

    With just five simple ingredients, plus some dried herbs and your choice of essential oils, you can clean your space safely, naturally and effectively. It’s true! Read on as we show you how with our simple DIY cleaning recipes, tips and tricks. So what do you need? The core ingredients you will need are:...

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    The Marie Kondo Effect | Where to Donate Clothes | Slow Fashion | Ethical Fashion | Sustainable Fashion | Biome Eco Stores

    The Marie Kondo Effect – Where Do My Unwanted Clothes Go Now?

    By Leah Musch of The Un-Material Girl If you’ve been swept up in the recent Marie Kondo tidying obsession like many Netflix viewers, you may have found yourself in a predicament. Having cleared out your wardrobes, cupboards, nooks and crannies of unwanted items and clothing that no longer sparks joy, you might have been...

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    Make your own make up remover pads | Biome Naked Beauty

    DIY Makeup Remover Pads

    For healthy, clear and glowing skin, it is important to take off your makeup before you go to sleep each night. Makeup remover wipes are convenient and easy to use, but are wasteful and often full of harmful ingredients. But what if you could make your own makeup remover pads using simple, natural ingredients,...

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