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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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    What's wrong with Aussie salt? Biome Eco Stores

    What’s Wrong With Aussie Salt?

    Nothing! So why are our supermarket and specialty store shelves brimming with Himalayan rock salt varieties used across food to body care? Especially when we know how great our Aussie alternatives are! In fact, there are many Australian grown or harvested products that we think are better than the imported options, and here we...

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    Plastic Free Deodorant | Toxin Free Natural Deodorant | Biome Eco Stores

    Plastic Free Deodorants – How To Choose The Right One For You

    It is exciting to see so many plastic free deodorants available now, but with so many choices, how do you pick the right one for you? Whether you have sensitive skin or are vegan, prefer a deodorant paste or hands free application, Biome has a plastic free deodorant for you! The following deodorants are...

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    Slow Ethical Fashion | Biome Eco Stores | Plastic Free July

    How to do Plastic Free July with your Wardrobe

    Plastic Free July is a global movement that encourages everybody to find plastic free ways of living their day to day lives, swapping out single use plastic items for reusable and eco-friendly ones. It’s great to start with simple swaps like using a KeepCup instead of single use coffee cups or carrying your own...

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    Takeaway Without the Waste is Possible, Here’s How!

    The convenience of takeaway doesn’t have to come with the plastic waste we so often associate with it. Read on as we share some of our favourite reusable takeaway containers and cups, for just about any takeaway item. Good To Go Takeaway Container, 700ml This sturdy leak proof stainless steel container holds the same...

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    Plastic Free July: Tips to Make This Year Your Most Successful Yet | 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 #BiomePledge to reduce single use plastic waste and production during Plastic Free July (and beyond!). Plastic Free July is a global movement that sees million so of people ...

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    What is oil pulling and how does it improve oral health?

    What is oil pulling Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that is said to purify the mouth of toxins and bacteria and improve gum health. The ‘nasties’ that cause cavities are easily removed thus whitening teeth, improving gum health and alleviating bad breath amongst other ailments. It sounds like a too-good-to-be-true complete cure-all...

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    Travel with less stress, less plastic waste and less weight | Biome Eco Stores

    How to take the stress, the weight, and the plastic out of travel!

    In May 2019, a Qantas flight departed from Sydney bound for Adelaide. This flight was significantly different to any flight that had flown this route previously. It was completely landfill-free! As a result of this flight alone, around 34kg of waste avoided landfill, and instead was composted, recycled or reused. Fantastic! In fact, Qantas...

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    Freeze food without throwaway single use plastic | Biome Eco Stores

    How To Freeze Food Without Single Use Plastic Waste

    Plastic often dominates in our freezers, with plastic freezer bags and ziplock bags commonly used to seal in moisture and protect our food from freezer burn. But these are wasteful and may leach chemicals like BPA, PVC and Phthalates. But what if we told you that there are other options besides single use plastic?...

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    2040

    2040 Film Review

    2040 film opens in cinemas across Australia this week.   Scroll to the end to find out how you can win a double pass, plus learn how students can see the film for free this coming weekend!   Biome founder, Tracey Bailey, shares her review of the film, that is in fact more than...

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