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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. The Biome community love this type of composting, and have seen incredible success. With the help of an Urban Composter, Emma saw her new clay veggie patch...

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    8 fulfilling, mood boosting activities

    Here we share eight simple, fulfilling, mood boosting activities for you to try. You might notice you feel less stressed, calmer, sleep better and more energetic.  Overtime, a good mood and joy can boost your immune system, keep you healthy and even extend your life! Send some love Writing a note to family and...

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    The best natural skin care for teenage skin

    Started to notice signs of oily skin and acne on your teen? It might be time to start teaching them a basic skin care routine. Here we’ve compiled our top natural skin care products best suited to tween and teenage skin. All of these choices happen to be Australian made, palm oil free, cruelty...

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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! In fact we think these ideas will be fun for the whole family. Swap TV for books Reading has such a positive impact on our brains. It promotes mental stimulation, imagination, improves...

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    Going plastic free: what are the first things to replace | Biome Eco Stores | zero waste and plastic free

    Going plastic free: the first things to replace

    Congratulations, you’re ready to live with less plastic! That means you’re taking action to: Cut fossil fuel demand, reducing the progression of climate change Reduce the amount of waste that clogs up our landfills and litters our waterways and natural areas Reduce the toxins your body is exposed to, like BPA, phthalates and flame...

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    What to do Melbourne? Sustainable Living, Environmental, Eco Events

    What’s happening in Melbourne today, this weekend, this month to help you live more sustainably, feel more in touch with nature and your neighbourhood, and support locally grown and made. Events are currently only being offered online during the coronavirus lockdown, but there is plenty you can partake in from the comfort of home...

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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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    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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    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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    How to dye hair at home using natural hair colour | How to use natural hair dye | Biome Eco Stores

    How to dye hair at home using natural hair colour

    We recommend you embrace your hair however you wish, and if you want to embrace it with colour we highly recommend the Desert Shadow range of certified organic natural hair dye. They have been a staff favourite at Biome for years, and while it is not a quick process (it can take up to...

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