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    Meet the Maker - Blue Jeans Project | Biome Eco Stores

    Meet the Maker – Belinda Smith, Blue Jean Sisters Project

    ‘Blue Jean Sisters’ project is an art installation highlighting human rights in the fashion industry. Modern Slavery effects 40 million people globally and women and girls make up over 70% of those effected. The goal for the installation is to make 2000 dolls, individually handmade. While made from the same pattern and material, every doll will have...

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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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    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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    Safety Razor Review

    Safety Razor Review – Why We Love Them & Top Tips

    At Biome, we love our safety razor.  Less irritation, longer between shaves, and smoother skin – who doesn’t want that? Caroline (our Brisbane Area Manager), Michele, (our Marketing & E-Commerce Manager), and Nancy (our Product Development Manager), all use their safety razors on the weekly basis, so they’ve given us a safety razor review! Safety Razor...

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    loa miracle oil

    Lōa Miracle Oil for Inflamed Skin

    Sometimes, you just wish there was a Miracle Oil that could solve all your skin problems. Acne, dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, premature aging – all skin conditions that are hard to find a solution for. More so, hard to find a natural solution for, so that you don’t expose your skin and body to harsh...

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    One Thousand Lines - Handmade in Australia with Love

    One Thousand Lines – The Whole Story

    The Genesis of One Thousand Lines Adelaide creative duo Irena and Alen gave up their day jobs in 2013 to embark on a journey of making beautiful, sustainable bags, scarves and homewares. The result is One Thousand Lines and their startlingly beautiful design and craftsmanship speaks for itself. Shop One Thousand Lines here >...

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    Biome Room Mist - Toxin Free Home Fragrance

    Biome Room Mist – The Whole Story From its Creator

    What is the Biome Room Mist and why is it so popular Have you ever walked into a room and wondered what that amazing smell is? If you’ve ever walked into a Biome store and had that experience, then it would be our bespoke, thoughtfully created Room Mist. These sprays are created by our...

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    Corner Block Studio - The Whole Story - Handmade in Australia with Love

    Corner Block Studio – The Whole Story of this Creative Environmentalist

    About Corner Block studio What do you get when someone is an industrial designer, artist and environmentalist? Well made, ethically and thoughtfully sourced materials and products from Corner Block Studio is what. Corner Block studio was started by aforementioned credentialed Natalie Lane in 2015 on a corner block (of course) of Brisbane. The beautiful...

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    Tracey Bailey, Tasmanian Wilderness

    Visiting the Tasmanian Wilderness and the Fight to Save the Franklin

    As the Harbourmaster slipped along the mist-cloaked Gordon River, dense forest spilling into the tannin stained water, I silently cheered the 2000 protestors who staged the blockade on this river in the early 80’s. They arrived in Strahan on the West Coast of Tasmania from all over Australia and the world to learn the...

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    The Lost Troopy Series: What's inside my Toiletries Bag

    The Lost Troopy Series: What’s Inside My Toiletries Bag

    Jacqui is currently spending time travelling, exploring and living around Australia in a old Land Cruiser Troopy that runs off waste vegetable oil (woohoo!). She is passionate about living a life that is simple and kind to the environment. Follow Jacqui (and Trent’s) low waste living journey on the road in The Lost Troopy Series. ...

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