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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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    Affordable, ethical, eco friendly wardrobe basics | Dorsu | Biome Eco Stores

    Affordable, eco friendly wardrobe basics: our top picks!

    By Slow Fashion blogger Leah Musch, @unmaterialgirl  One of the challenges we often face when making the decision to start incorporating more ethical and sustainable garments into our wardrobe is the price. The truth is there are very valid reasons behind why most eco friendly garments are more expensive than cheap fast fashion ones. When...

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    Slow Fashion vs Fast Fashion | Biome Eco Stores

    Slow Fashion vs Fast Fashion: A Beginners Guide

    By Slow Fashion blogger Leah Musch, @unmaterialgirl  In an age of hashtags and buzz words, two terms have recently seemed to gain a lot of traction within both the eco and fashion community – Fast Fashion and Slow Fashion.  Read on as we explain what these two terms mean, and why it’s so important to know...

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    4 Must Have Products for your Natural Remedy Travel Kit

    Planning a camping trip or holiday away? A kit of multi-purpose natural remedies is great to keep on hand for dealing with issues like mozzie bites, sunburn, sore muscles and other minor conditions that may dampen the fun. Read on to find out the must have products we pack in our natural remedy travel...

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    Low Impact, Zero Waste Camping and Travel | Biome Eco Stores

    Our Top Tips for Low Impact Camping

    Camping is the best way to connect with nature, and continuing to enjoy nature means ensuring you leave it exactly as you found it. Here are our top tips for low impact camping so that all you leave behind are your footprints. 1. Minimise your water usage Wash your dishes once a day if...

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    DIY Chocolate Lip Balm | Biome Naked Skin Care | Natural Beauty

    DIY Nourishing Choc Mint Lip balm

    This choc mint vegan lip balm will having you licking your lips all the way to Easter! Combining moisturising cocoa and shea butters, nourishing jojoba oil, real cocoa powder and 100% pure peppermint essential oil, this lip balm is super soft, smooth and makes for a great treat for chocolate lovers! DIY Chocolate Peppermint...

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    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Friendly Cleaning

    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals

    Products like mainstream perfumes, plug in and propellent ‘air fresheners’, and even car deodorisers contain a myriad of harmful, synthetic, petrochemical derived ingredients. But there are lots of simple ways to fragrance your space naturally, without resorting to fake smells and synthetic, petrochemical derived ‘air fresheners’. Read on as we share five unique ways...

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    How palm oil sneaks into your face care routine and how to avoid it! | Biome Eco Stores | Palm oil free skin can body care

    How palm oil sneaks into your face care routine and how to avoid it!

    The environmental devastation happening in Asia due to incessant demand for palm oil is thankfully coming out in the open, as are its dire consequences for our entire planet, including global warming. We all need to take action to help solve the problem, starting with awareness of which products actually use palm oil as...

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    How to hold a clothing swap | Ethical Fashion Australia | Slow Fashion Movement | Biome Eco Stores

    How to Hold a Clothing Swap

    By Shea Wittig of @conversationswithmysister “Small positive acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world” – Howard Zinn The stats are in and they aren’t good however, Biome has come up with a positive solution in the form of a ‘clothing swap’ and you are invited to join in with all...

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