• PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    Switch synthetic fragrances for natural, plastic free fragrances

    I want to… switch out plastic packaged artificial fragrances

    So you want to make the switch from plastic packaged artificial fragrances to something natural? Good for you! In doing so you will be avoiding synthetic ingredients that may be harmful to your health, and helping to keep plastic packaging out of landfill and from polluting our environment. And best of all, making the...

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    3 Simple Swaps - Wooden Combs & Brushes

    I want to… switch to wooden combs and brushes

    So you want to make the switch from plastic combs and brushes to those made from wood and natural fibres? Good for you! It’s so easy. Keep reading for our suggested swaps. Wooden brushes and combs are much gentler on your hair, may reduce frizz, and at the end of their life can be...

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    Viva La Body | Buy shampoo bars online Australia | Australian made beauty products

    Meet Jo & Micko from Viva La Body!

    Jo here, founder of Viva La Body. I was born and raised in Queensland and in 1992 moved to Darwin to go to Uni. I fell in love with Darwin and a certain human called Micko (he was raised in Melbourne) and never left!! Viva started back in 1999 on the kitchen bench in...

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    Going plastic free - the first things to replace

    Going plastic free: the first things to replace

    Join the many change makers living with less plastic Cut fossil fuel demand to reduce the progression of climate change Reduce waste that clogs up landfill, and litters our waterways and natural areas Reduce the toxins your body is exposed to, like BPA, phthalates and flame retardants Save money by re-using, such as cling...

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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

    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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