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    30 ways to reduce your impact at work, uni and school | Biome Eco Stores

    30 ways to reduce your impact at work, uni and school

    As we head back to work, uni or the kids back to school, we’re looking at ways we can do so with less impact on our precious planet. In particular, we’re looking at adopting more simple, gentle ways, like those that produce less waste, are less harmful to animals and expose us to fewer toxins. So...

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    How to pack a zero waste lunch box

    How to Pack a ‘Nude Food’ Zero Waste Lunch Box

    With many schools and workplaces adopting a ‘nude food’ policy, here are some ways you can pack healthy zero waste lunch box without using any single use plastic, whether it be plastic cling wrap, zip-lock baggies, chip packets or yoghurt tubs. 1. Use a bento style zero waste lunch box A bento box style lunch box...

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    Simple DIY projects for kids | Biome Eco Stores

    Simple DIY projects for kids

    Have fun creating these school holidays with our easy DIY projects for kids! We promise they’re fun for kids of all ages, as well as you! DIY lip balm Using our simple DIY lip balm recipe (young kids will need help and supervision as it requires melting ingredients on the stove) you can make...

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    What you can do to lessen climate change this Christmas | Biome Eco Stores

    What you can do to lessen climate change this Christmas

    Here are some simple, practical ways you can make a difference this festive season and lessen climate change. If everyone reading this post committed to just one of the below, what a difference it would make! Be an example to others Rather than telling others what they should be doing, just lead the way...

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    Plastic Wrap Alternatives | How To Break Up With Plastic Cling Wrap | Biome Eco Stores

    How to Break Up with Plastic Cling Wrap this Festive Season

    If there is an ideal time to find less-wasteful, safe alternatives to plastic cling wrap, now is it. With all the plates of food, leftovers, and transporting delicious spreads to parties and picnics, we need a hygienic way to cover and contain our food. So why not do so zero waste style? At Biome, we...

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    5 ways to support local, australian made this christmas

    5 ways to support local, Australian made this festive season

    There are lots of ways you can support Australian made this festive season, whether it’s gift giving, entertaining, dressing up or protecting your body. Read on as we share some of our favourite Australian made gift ideas, decorations, fashion, entertaining and summer skin care essentials. Australian made gift cards and decorations Earth Greetings Christmas...

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    Eco friendly entertaining, parties and events | Biome Eco Store

    Everything you Need for Eco Friendly Entertaining

    Do you have a party or celebration coming up? Perhaps you’re simply enjoying more picnics outside now that the weather is warming up. Whatever your reason to get together is, make it an eco friendly, plastic waste free affair. Here are some simple ways to achieve this. Use reusable or biodegradable plates instead of...

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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 instead create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. Plus, it will help you avoid the need for a bin liner! With so many of you interested in bokashi style composting, we’ve answered your most...

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    Face and body scrubs to make at home | Biome Eco Stores

    Our Top Five Best Natural Exfoliants

    One of the key steps to radiant, healthy skin is regular exfoliation to remove dry, dead skin cells. The problem with many store-bought scrubs though is that they contain things like plastic microbeads, palm oil or palm derived ingredients, sodium lauryl sulphate, and synthetic colours, fragrances and preservatives – ingredients that are no good...

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    3 Repurposed Gift Ideas

    We love gifting items that have been made from recycled and repurposed materials, that are meaningful, support communities and that help reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfill. Here are some of our favourite, unique and meaningful gift ideas. One Hundred Year Old Recycled Brass Fountain Pen Between 1864 and 1995,...

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    How To Reduce Your Waste During a Camping Adventure – and Beyond | Biome Eco Stores

    How To Reduce Your Waste During a Camping Adventure – and Beyond

    By Shea Wittig “There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere”. Annie Leonard As pressure on landfill continues to rise, conversations regarding waste are becoming more and more prevalent. Statistics show Australia generates 54 megatonnes (Mt) of core waste, with households and local government activities being...

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    How to achieve naturally beautiful buff nails | Biome Eco Stores

    How to achieve naturally beautiful buff nails

    Beautiful ‘buff’ nails are all about giving your hands, feet and nails a whole lotta love, and nurturing their natural beauty, rather than covering up with polish what you may see as imperfections. Nails that constantly break or peel could signal being dried out. Frequent hand washing, washing the dishes without gloves, dry weather,...

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