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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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    Healthy Work Lunch Boxes for Adults

    Bringing your own lunch to work each day helps you and the earth out in several ways: It saves you spending money on takeaway (if you spend $20 per day on takeaway, 5 days a week, you could save $100 a week!); It saves the waste and production of takeaway packaging; and It allows...

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    How to Keep Cool Naturally Without Air Conditioning or a Fridge! | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Friendly Ideas

    8 Ways to Keep Cool Naturally Without an Air Conditioner!

    As the temperature rises it seems so easy blast the room with cool, air conditioned air, but it is possible to keep cool naturally and lessen your reliance on electricity and appliances. Read on as we share eight easy, eco friendly and toxin free ways to keep cool throughout the day and night that...

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    How to avoid hidden palm oil this festive season | Palm oil free alternatives | Biome Eco Stores

    3 Ways to Avoid Hidden Palm Oil this Festive Season

    Palm oil monoculture is responsible for immense deforestation, carbon emissions from peat lands, fires, animal deaths and human rights abuses in Indonesia and Malaysia. However, as palm oil is a hidden ingredient in almost every way it is used, avoiding it can be difficult. Sunscreen, deodorant and candles are three common items used at...

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    Gift ideas that won't get dumped | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Gift Ideas

    Eco Gift Ideas That Won’t Get Dumped

    Galaxy research suggests that each Christmas Australians spend over $1 billion in unwanted gifts that will eventually end up in landfill. Here at Biome though we champion gift ideas that are practical, built to last or that are designed to biodegrade at the end of its life. So continue reading as we share our...

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    How to support local and Australian made this festive season | Biome Eco Stores

    How 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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    10 Eco Friendly & Zero Waste Resolutions You Can Make in 2019

    The start of a new year is the perfect time to refresh, restart and challenge yourself to something new that will make a difference. If you’re thinking of making a resolution or two around the idea of sustainable living and zero waste but aren’t sure of what specifically, here are some ideas! So read...

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    How to use oils in your skin care routine | Biome Naked Beauty | Biome Eco Stores

    How to Simplify Your Skin Care Routine with Oils

    Your skin care routine needn’t be complicated, and we don’t believe you need to spend a large amount of money on multiple skin care products to get great results. In fact a few simple, natural, high performing, multipurpose skin care products is all you need to cleanse, moisturise, exfoliate and mask as needed. When...

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    Gift ideas that support a circular economy | Biome Eco Stores

    Gift Ideas that Support a Circular Economy

    There are lots of innovative businesses moving towards and developing products to suit a circular economy, and what better time to support these businesses than at Christmas time, when lots of purchasing and gift giving takes place. Here at Biome we are excited to be able to bring you practical gift ideas that have...

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