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    The stories of our products and the people who make them.  By supporting the people making our products, you are helping to make their dreams viable and encouraging responsible enterprise.

     

    Indosole slides made from recycled rubber tyres!

    Indosole thongs and slides for women and men are the perfect combo of quality, comfort, function, and responsible manufacturing! Show the world you care with a pair of eco-friendly Indosole shoes. This low-impact, B Corp Certified company has combined both style and sustainability to transform recycled rubber tyres into some seriously life-changing thongs and...

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    Celebrating SeaWeek: Meet Harriet & Woody of Grumpy Turtle Creative

    Meet Harriet and Woody, founders of Grumpy Turtle Creative, based in Townsville, on the Great Barrier Reef. Together, they help individuals, businesses and organisations bring their vision for a better world to life. To celebrate SeaWeek (5-13 March), we had a chat with them about their incredible work. Tell us a little bit about...

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    You are your valentine

    You Are Your Valentine

    While the origins of Valentine’s Day are a little hazy, in modern times the day has come to represent love – particularly showing love to those you care about.  But, as the experts say, it’s important to love yourself first.  So, we’re celebrating SELF-LOVE this Valentine’s Day and we invite you to be part of...

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    Dindi Naturals skin and body care shop now at Biome

    Meet the Founder of Dindi Naturals

    Dindi Naturals luxurious skin care and body products harness the power of rare native botanicals, Australian plant oils and pure essential oils to soothe, nourish and revitalise the skin.  Dindi Naturals products are produced by hand in small batches in Murrindindi Shire, Victoria, Australia and are palm oil free, cruelty free and gentle on both...

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    Pixie Nut & Co. | Buy sustainable jewellery online Australia | Biome Eco Stores

    Meet Phillipa from Pixie Nut & Co.

    We love the cheery Pixie Nut & Co. earrings and accessories! Working from home in an off-grid community in Northern NSW surrounded by subtropical rainforests, Pixie Nut & Co.’s Philippa creates beautiful and unique Australian-inspired accessories that are sure to make a statement. All jewellery charms are printed on 3mm FSC Certified Birch Plywood and...

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    Viva La Body | Buy shampoo bars online Australia | Australian made beauty products

    Meet Jo & Micko from Viva La Body!

    Jo here, founder of Viva La Body. I was born and raised in Queensland and in 1992 moved to Darwin to go to Uni. I fell in love with Darwin and a certain human called Micko (he was raised in Melbourne) and never left!! Viva started back in 1999 on the kitchen bench in...

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    Banksia Gifts Australia

    Banksia Gifts Australia has been operating since 1985, supplying the world with beautiful products crafted from the Australian native, Banksia Grandis seed pod. At the early age of 15 years old, Anthony Hansen first began experimenting with Australian native timber and is now one of Australia’s leading and award-winning craftsmen. Formally working with metal,...

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    Support South Australian small business through tough times

    Our aim at Biome is to provide a marketplace for the dreams of small planet-friendly, ethical businesses.  South Australia is a hub of vibrant regional businesses producing toxin free, palm oil free, and low waste alternatives. The state also has great environmental achievements to be proud of – learn more about them at the...

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    Honeybee Wraps

    Honeybee Wraps originated in Sherrie Adams’ kitchen eight years ago in the Northern Rivers near Byron Bay. Each day, Sherrie faced the same dilemma when packing her five kids school lunches. She never liked the idea of using single use plastic wrap, and every time she used it, she pondered less wasteful natural alternatives....

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    Making a difference through design

    Shannon Sheedy knew by the end of her 20s that she wanted to do something that was meaningful and gave her a sense of purpose, but she didn’t anticipate she would discover a business idea while travelling around India and Nepal for a year with her husband Mick. The plight of Tibetan refugees motivated...

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    Urthly Organics

    Julie Andrews has been passionate about soaps and natural skin care from a young age. She collected them, made soap balls from her mother’s soaps, she even tried making rose water by boiling rose petals, however she always wondered how soap was made from scratch. In late 1997, as Julie was browsing the stalls...

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    Earth Greetings

    In 2003, Heide Hackworth decided to quit her dreary office job and start a business that ticked all the right eco boxes. Her dream was to produce greeting cards and stationery that were not only good for the planet but that gave back to it too. Drawing on her past experience working in the...

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    A small shed and a big dream

    In a small shed located in one of Australia’s most beautiful and remote landscapes, a group of Aboriginal women handmake skin care products enriched with native bush botanicals that are harvested on Country as taught by their Elders. Using traditional methods combined with new techniques they create their own take on Elders’ bush recipes....

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    Conscious Step gives an ordinary purchase, extraordinary purpose

    Who knew a pair of socks could plant trees, provide clean drinking water or protect elephants? Conscious Step makes all of these social impacts possible through the purchase of their socks. Conscious Step was founded in 2013 by three friends, Prashant Mehta, Hassan Ahmad and Adam Long.  From a young age, Prashant’s mum encouraged...

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