• PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    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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    How to use a safety razor (and avoid nicks!)

    The stainless steel safety razor is back in a big way, and will help you put an end to throwaway plastic razors! So, why are they so great, how do you use them, and how do you avoid nicking yourself? Read on to find out. Why are reusable safety razors so great? Zero waste...

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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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    How To Reduce Your Waste During a Camping Adventure – and Beyond | Biome Eco Stores

    How To Reduce Your Waste During a Camping Adventure – and Beyond

    By Shea Wittig “There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere”. Annie Leonard As pressure on landfill continues to rise, conversations regarding waste are becoming more and more prevalent. Statistics show Australia generates 54 megatonnes (Mt) of core waste, with households and local government activities being...

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    Reduce Plastic Waste & Save Over $760 | Biome Eco Stores | Plastic Free & Zero Waste Ideas For Plastic Free July & Beyond

    Reduce Plastic Waste & Save Over $760

    Did you know you could save $763.05 and 797 plastic items from landfill every year simply by swapping five common household products with plastic waste free alternatives? While rising cost of living affecting many Australians, it’s a great time to not only make lifestyle changes that benefit the environment but your household budget too....

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    Plastic Free Deodorant | Toxin Free Natural Deodorant | Biome Eco Stores

    Plastic Free Deodorants – How To Choose The Right One For You

    It is exciting to see so many plastic free deodorants available now, but with so many choices, how do you pick the right one for you? Whether you have sensitive skin or are vegan, prefer a deodorant paste or hands free application, Biome has a plastic free deodorant for you! The following deodorants are...

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    Slow Ethical Fashion | Biome Eco Stores | Plastic Free July

    How to do Plastic Free July with your Wardrobe

    Plastic Free July is a global movement that encourages everybody to find plastic free ways of living their day to day lives, swapping out single use plastic items for reusable and eco-friendly ones. It’s great to start with simple swaps like using a KeepCup instead of single use coffee cups or carrying your own...

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