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    How to use muslin cloth around the home | Biome Eco Stores

    10 Ways to Use Muslin Cloth Around the Home

    Have you ever wanted one multi-purpose item that takes the place of many handy household items but doesn’t contribute to landfill waste at the end of its life? Did you think that one, healthy life hack can take the place of cosmetic wipes, sieves, food preparation and more? Something as baby-soft as it is...

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    How to use Epsom salt around the home | Biome Eco Stores

    10 Ways to Use Epsom Salt Around the Home

    Epsom salt has a long history of use around the home, in health, beauty, cleaning and gardening. A magnesium-based salt, instead of sodium-based like table salt, Epsom is full of minerals and beneficial properties. So here are 10 ways you can use Epsom salt around the home. 10 Ways to Use Epsom Salt Around...

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    6 Simple Tips to Reduce Food Waste Today | Biome Eco Stores

    6 Simple Tips to Reduce Food Waste & Save You Money

    In our fast-paced, modern world, we have been conditioned to have everything ready at our fingertips. But, unless we are more conscious about the food we buy, how we store it, and how much of it we eat, we are contributing to a huge global problem – food waste. Read on as we share...

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    Reduce plastic waste - Biome reusable bread bag

    How to Buy & Store Bread Without Plastic

    Single use plastic is ubiquitous. It’s easy to pick up a loaf of bread, packaged in a single use plastic bag and tied with a small single use plastic bread clip without thinking about the consequences. But, as we are well aware, plastic that is made to be used for just a few days...

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    Natural Pest Control: How to Repel Pests Using Peppermint Oil

    Natural Pest Control: How to Repel Pests Using Peppermint Oil

    Peppermint oil has been used through the ages for a number of medicinal, cosmetic and food preparation purposes. It has an invigorating, uplifting aroma and can be used in aromatherapy to help create energy. But did you know that it is effective for natural pest control? Peppermint oil is a great alternative to the...

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    Plastic free food storage solutions - Biome Eco Stores

    4 Food Storage Ideas For Your Pantry That Aren’t Plastic

    Are you concerned about the health implications associated with plastic food storage and looking for plastic free ways to store food in the pantry? Or perhaps you have been inspired to create a Pinterest worthy pantry that is neat and organised. Old fashioned solutions continue to stand the test of time. Continue reading as...

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    Where to find ethical chocolate - nut free, dairy free, vegan and palm oil free chocolate - Biome Eco Stores

    How to Choose Ethical Chocolate that is Healthy & Delicious

    Chocolate – one of life’s universal pleasures. Really, it should be added to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs! But the production of it is oftentimes a contentious issue. Awareness around production and the cost to small producers in developing countries is coming to the fore. Here are some ways to make ethical chocolate purchases this...

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    How to Filter & Remove Microplastics From Water

    How to Filter & Remove Microplastics From Tap Water

    The ‘plastic soup’ affecting the oceans is making its way into our homes as microplastics in our drinking water supply–and it’s not a soup any of us want on the menu. So how can you filter and remove the microplastics that studies show are present in our tap water? Thankfully, the ceramic water filters...

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    Eco friendly ways to treat, protect and condition hair

    Eco Friendly Ways to Protect, Treat & Condition Hair

    Is your hair looking less shiny than previously, feeling like it needs some extra nourishment, or are you looking for an eco friendly way to condition hair after using a shampoo bar that isn’t apple cider vinegar? It’s a fairly safe bet to say that everyone likes to have luscious locks. It is a...

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    Top Tips to Make Zero Waste Travel Easier - Biome Eco Stores

    Top Tips to Make Zero Waste Travel Easier

    Exploring our wondrous planet, whether a short camping trip or adventures to other cultures, can test your efforts to reduce single-use, throw-away waste.  Most of us are a way off a “zero waste” life, but we can certainly travel with much less waste. With a little pre-planning there are many easy ways to avoid...

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    What we can recycle for you at Biome

    What We Can Recycle For You at Biome

    Did you know that you can drop personal care and cosmetics packaging, toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes, wine corks, pens and markers, and CDs for recycling at Biome, whether purchased from us or not?  These are all items that can not be placed in your household recycling bin, so to save you the worry of...

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    The Conscious Step Story, Save the World with Socks!

    No matter who we are, we can always take a Conscious Step towards helping the issues that matter to us. With so many environmental, health, and humanitarian crises in the world today, it can be easy to feel helpless and overwhelmed, not knowing how or where to help. But sometimes, it can be as...

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    5 simple ways to achieve an eco-beauty routine

    5 simple ways to achieve an eco-beauty routine

    If you have a bathroom full of plastic shampoo bottles, cosmetic containers and plastic exfoliators, don’t worry, you’re not alone. There are a number of ways you can achieve a simplified eco-beauty routine, and we are here with our suggestions. Whether you’re interested in healthier ingredients for yourself or the eco-system, we have some...

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    6 things you can create with twine - twine string art - macrame - DIY craft with twine

    6 Twine String Bespoke Craft Projects

    Shabby chic, rustic interior décor and jewellery is very popular at the moment. But rather than buy from fast homeware/mass produced goods stores, there are lots of twine string projects you can create at home. Not only are these DIY craft projects fun, by using sustainably sourced twine string they are more ethical, environmentally...

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