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    Support Small Victorian Producers Through Lockdown!

    A big part of our mission at Biome is to provide a marketplace for the dreams of small planet-friendly, ethical businesses. The Australian state of Victoria is thriving with producers of locally made, toxin free, palm oil free, and low waste alternatives. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the people of Victoria face weeks of...

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    How to incorporate Australian native ingredients into your food | Bush Tucker, Australian Native Edibles, Bush Food | Biome Eco Stores

    How to incorporate Australian native ingredients into your food

    Australian native edibles have not only been traditional food for Indigenous Australians, but also serve as important connection to country, totems and medicine. Read on as we show you how to incorporate some popular native ingredients into your food, and help environmental and cultural preservation and sustainability in the process. The book Warndu Mai...

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    We answer your menstrual product FAQs! | Biome Eco Stores

    We answer your top menstrual product questions!

    We get quite a lot of questions relating our range of menstrual products in-store, so we’ve collated them here and answered them for you in the one blog post. Read on to learn more about our range of cups, reusable pads, period proof underwear and more. Menstrual Cup FAQs How do I work out...

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    How to make this Plastic Free July your most successful yet | zero waste and plastic free | Biome Eco Stores

    Plastic Free July: How to Make This Year Your Most Successful Yet!

    We just love seeing the wave of passion, enthusiasm and positivity that sweeps across our community this time of year as more and more people take the challenge to reduce single use plastic waste and production during Plastic Free July (and beyond!). Plastic Free July is a global movement that sees millions of people  commit...

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    How to improve indoor air quality at home

    Most of us spend a considerable amount of time inside our homes, so it’s important to keep the indoor air as clean as possible, especially during winter when we’re likely to keep our windows and doors shut to seal out the cold. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air quality can be twice...

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    How to get rid of and prevent clothes moths using red cedar | Biome Eco Stores

    How to get rid of and prevent clothes moths

    Discovered little holes in your cotton t-shirts or woollen jumpers? Clothes moths can be a real nuisance when their larvae start eating your clothes, but you can keep them away without resorting to highly toxic insecticides like naphthalene. Read on as we share how you can deal with a clothes moth infestation naturally using...

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    How to save money and energy with an EasyOven | Biome

    How to save energy, carbon emissions and money with an EasyOven

    How handy are slow cookers, especially coming into Winter? And such great time savers!  Add ingredients in the morning, carry on with your day, and come dinner time, your warming, nourishing meal is ready. We’ve found a product that is used in a similar way to a slow cooker that will save you time,...

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    What's the difference between our shampoo bars? | Biome Eco Stores

    What’s the difference between our shampoo bars?

    Looking to switch to a solid shampoo bar? That’s great! You’ll be saving so much plastic packaging waste, avoiding petrochemical derived ingredients, and you may end up with the best hair you’ve ever had! But where to start!? With such a wide range of shampoo bars available at Biome, how do you choose the...

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    Staying upbeat and positive during COVID-19 | Biome Eco Stores

    Staying upbeat and positive during COVID-19

    Like most, the Biome workplace has changed dramatically over the last few months. We are extremely thankful to be living in Australia in safe, healthy homes and to be part of a positive, proactive workplace. However, with many of us working in busy, social distanced conditions, some suffering loss of hours, and others working from...

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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 create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. With so many of you interested in bokashi style composting, we’ve answered your most frequently asked questions all in one place. So read on for everything you’ve...

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    How to Clean Your Home to Protect Against Coronavirus

    Biome has seven workplaces with our stores and our warehouse-head office, so we have been thoroughly researching and adhering to the best measures we can to keep our team and customers safe from the spread of Coronavirus. We are also being asked many questions by our community about what they should use to keep...

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    How to support your community during coronavirus COVID-19

    8 Ways to Help Your Community Through Coronavirus

    Now more than ever we need to act with kindness, be considerate of others, and support our local community and businesses. Worried about the supermarket shelves being empty, or getting to the shops when you must self isolate?  There are many delivery options that cut out the middle person and deliver straight from the...

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    Do natural hand sanitisers work? Can you make your own?

    With the outbreak of the serious virus COVID-19, known as coronavirus, we are naturally concerned about whether natural hand sanitisers will be as effective as synthetic chemicals.  Here, we explain how best to sanitise your hands, the toxic chemicals you can do without, and how to make your own hand sanitiser. Many natural hand...

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