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    how to regrow vegetable and herb scraps in water

    What vegetable scraps can you regrow in water?

    There are lots of vegetables and herbs that can be regrown from scraps in a glass of water, helping you to divert waste and save money. Read on as Diana from @growingvegetablesdownunder explains what scraps you can regrow and how to do it properly.   Important: For biosecurity reasons, it’s imperative that you only ever...

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    Cannabella Hemp Jelly - 7 ways to use this multipurpose Australian made skin care remedy

    7 Ways to Use Cannabella Hemp Jelly!

    Cannabella’s Hemp Jelly is the ultimate all-rounder for the face, hair and body. Packed full of unfiltered hemp seed oil, an incredible multi-purpose power ingredient, Hemp Jelly works to lock in moisture and helps to repair, renew and hydrate damaged skin. Read on for seven ways you can use this versatile botanical balm everyday!...

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    How to stay hopeful after the IPCC report

    While the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are alarming, it is a call to action that we can use to ignite our enthusiasm for being part of the solution! When many of us are already feeling pounded by the relentless flow of pandemic news, the IPCC release has the potential...

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    Small NSW producers to support

    Small eco friendly New South Wales businesses to support

    We are passionate about supporting small Australian businesses who produce planet-friendly products, and are proud to provide a marketplace for so many. The Australian state of New South Wales is full of wonderful businesses who make toxin free, palm oil free and low waste alternatives, the likes of which are contributing to a healthier...

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    Itchy skin after shaving? Try this | Biome Eco Stores

    Itchy skin after shaving? Try this

    If your skin gets itchy after shaving, it could be a sign of razor burn or folliculitis. Read on as we share some easy ways to help you avoid it. What is razor burn and folliculitis? Razor burn develops immediately after shaving and generally occurs when people dry shave, use an old, blunt blade,...

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    Western Australian businesses to support during lockdown

    Support Western Australian small business through tough times

    Western Australia is home to a vibrant range of small, planet friendly businesses, and we are thrilled to be able to bring you so many toxin free, palm oil free, and low waste alternatives produced in this this wonderful state. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and the recent lockdown in parts of the...

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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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    10 ways to eat more locally

    Doing an inventory of your pantry might uncover some foods that have gone the distance… Rice noodles from Thailand (7,389 km), tinned chickpeas from Italy (16,094 km), lemons from the USA (13,594 km), frozen spinach from New Zealand (2,491 km)… And while they may be cheap and convenient, the costs of other impacts add...

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    How to do bokashi composting - answers to your most frequently asked questions

    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

    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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    Teen and tween natural skin care

    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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    How to get kids off screens and

    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 - the first things to replace

    Going plastic free: the first things to replace

    Join the many change makers living with less plastic Cut fossil fuel demand to reduce the progression of climate change Reduce waste that clogs up landfill, and litters our waterways and natural areas Reduce the toxins your body is exposed to, like BPA, phthalates and flame retardants Save money by re-using, such as cling...

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