• PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    Going plastic free - the first things to replace

    Going plastic free: the first things to replace

    Congratulations, you’re ready to live with less plastic! That means you’re taking action to: Cut fossil fuel demand, reducing the progression of climate change Reduce the amount of waste that clogs up our landfills and litters our waterways and natural areas Reduce the toxins your body is exposed to, like BPA, phthalates and flame...

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    How to make this Plastic Free July your most successful yet | zero waste and plastic free | 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 challenge to reduce single use plastic waste and production during Plastic Free July (and beyond!). Plastic Free July is a global movement that sees millions of people  commit...

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    Go Naked With Your Bin: How to Live Without Plastic Bin Liners!

    Changing household bin liner behaviours is an exciting green-leap forward resulting from recent laws to ban single use plastic bags. Fifty years ago we did not use plastic bags for our bins, but since they became readily available we grew attached to using tie-up bags to cocoon away unpleasant scraps. Environmentally, plastic rubbish bin...

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    Can you do the washing up without plastic? | Biome Eco Stores

    Can you do the washing up without plastic?

    The kitchen sink presents a challenge for many who are on a journey to eliminate plastic from their household, but it needn’t! Sponges, dish cloths and dish brushes are often made from synthetic, semi-synthetic (viscose rayon) and plastic materials, contributing to microplastic pollution in our oceans. Plus, they almost always come wrapped or tagged...

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    Low waste Summer care that could also save you money! | Biome Eco Stores | Natural Skin Care

    Low waste Summer skin care that could also save you money!

    Our sweaty Summer months are well and truely here, so we’ve picked our favourite low waste products to help get your skin through it. It just so happens these products might save money too! Read on to find out more. Try an oil cleanser packaged in a glass bottle Take a small amount of...

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    6 Waste Free Lunch Swaps Under $20 | Biome Eco Store

    6 Waste Free Lunch Swaps Under $20

    Ready to reduce single use plastic waste but mindful of not spending too much money? Well we’re here to show you that you can go low waste and eco friendly on a budget without compromising on quality and an ethical production process! Read on as we share our favourite waste free lunch swaps that cost...

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    How to pack a zero waste lunch box

    How to Pack a ‘Nude Food’ Zero Waste Lunch Box

    With many schools and workplaces adopting a ‘nude food’ policy, here are some ways you can pack healthy zero waste lunch box without using any single use plastic, whether it be plastic cling wrap, zip-lock baggies, chip packets or yoghurt tubs. 1. Use a bento style zero waste lunch box A bento box style lunch box...

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    5 ways to plastic waste free washing up | Biome Eco Stores

    5 Ways To Waste Free Washing Up

    Eliminating plastic from around the home isn’t difficult if you look at one area at a time. Here we look at plastic waste free washing up! Plastic and synthetic products are often in abundance around the sink: Chux wipes, those green and yellow scrub sponges, plastic dish washing brushes, washing up liquid in plastic...

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    3 Ways to Reusable Wax Wraps | DIY Reusable Wax Wraps | Ready Made Reusable Wax Wraps | Beeswax Wraps Recipe | Biome Eco Stores

    Three Ways to Reusable Wax Wraps

    Reusable wax wraps have been a game changer for many households around Australia, helping people to significantly reduce their day to day single use plastic waste. Use reusable wax wraps as you would plastic cling wrap – wrap up sandwiches and rolls, cut up fruit and vegetables, cheese and tofu. You can also cover...

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    You can get refills for that?! | Refill and bulk options at Biome Eco Stores

    You Can Get Refills for That?!

    Purchasing refills or items in bulk will save packaging waste, reduce waste ending up in landfill, and will often save you money too (it’s often cheaper per kg/ml). And you won’t believe the kind of things you can buy in bulk or buy refills for. From Bokashi grain to dental floss, deodorant to soapberries,...

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