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    How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Naturally

    How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Naturally

    Summer is here, and so are the mozzies. Those pesky little guys manage to find their way onto the surface of your skin even when you’re indoors. Many of us opt for commercial sprays and repellents, but these products often contain a number of harsh chemicals that can be irritating on the skin and...

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    Eco Friendly Gifts for Teachers

    Gift Ideas for Teachers: Practical and Thoughtful – Biome

    The end of the year is fast approaching and everyone’s to-do list is growing. One group that will undoubtedly be counting down the days – no matter how much they love their job – are teachers. And who is more deserving of a great gift? Whether you are looking for a gift for your...

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    How to make an office more sustainable (for the environment)

    Making an office more sustainable can be done in a number of ways, some of which are discussed below. Incorporating renewable energy sources into the building’s infrastructure can help reduce reliance on fossil fuels and cut down on environmental impact. Making sure office materials are sourced responsibly can help preserve natural resources and limit...

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    How to brew a zero waste coffee | Biome Eco Stores

    Sustainable Coffee: Eco-friendly Practices – Start to Finish

    We love a cup of coffee or two throughout the day, but we don’t love the potential impact our coffee habit has on the environment. Don’t worry — we’re not suggesting you give up on coffee altogether. There are ways to create a more sustainable, low-waste cup of coffee that tastes incredible and produces...

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    How To Incorporate Australian Native Ingredients Into Your Food

    Australia’s Indigenous communities have used native ingredients in traditional dishes and medicines for more than 40,000 years. Australian native ingredients not only offer nutritional and medicinal value, but are also important for connection to country. You can diversify your pallet by adding these ingredients to your favourite dishes or using them to create new...

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

    How To Exfoliate Skin Naturally

    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 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 to anyone...

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    Why self-love isn't selfish

    Why self-love isn’t selfish

    Knowing and loving ourselves is one of the greatest gifts we can give to our friends, partners, family members and the wider community. Studies have linked self-care and self-compassion to many positive traits, such as greater psychological wellbeing, emotional intelligence, feelings of social connectedness and life satisfaction – all of which have beneficial flow-on...

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    Why air drying your clothes will prolong their longevity

    Why air drying your clothes will prolong their longevity

    Air drying your clothing is an environmentally friendly approach to drying your clothes that also prolongs the longevity of your garments. It’s essential to our sustainability journey to look after the clothing we own with love and care. Here at Biome, we believe air drying your clothing where possible is a part of this. ...

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    How to choose the right size menstrual cup for you | shop menstrual cups at Biome

    How to choose the right menstrual cup size for you!

    Fear not! Firstly, choosing the right menstrual cup is not as hard as it sounds. Secondly, we are here to help! We hope to help guide you through the decision-making process to help you find a fit you are comfortable with. Remember that menstrual cups work by creating a seal; when a menstrual cup is worn...

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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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