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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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    DIY Festive Bath Bombs | DIY Skin Care | Biome Naked Beauty | Biome Eco Stores

    DIY Festive Bath Bombs

    Our DIY festive bath bombs smell just like Christmas in Australia! Combining traditional festive spices with a hint of classic Australian lemon myrtle, soothing Epsom salts and moisturising castor oil, our DIY festive bath bombs will help you wind down and get straight into that Christmas spirit. Use these DIY festive bath bombs for...

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    DIY Laundry Freshener | Biome Green Cleaning Recipe

    DIY Laundry Freshener

    Our DIY laundry freshener recipe is a great replacement for commercial chemical laden fabric softeners. It is easy to make, contains safe, natural ingredients, and will leave your washing with a clean scent and soften linen and towels as well.   DIY Laundry Freshener Ingredients 2 cups Epsom salt 2 tbsp bi carb 40...

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    Practical gift ideas that you can eat, drink or read | Biome eco stores | Eco gift guide

    Practical gift ideas that you can eat, drink or read

    In the spirit of conscious gift giving, we have handpicked our favourite practical gift ideas that you can either eat, drink or read. We have practical gift ideas for everyone, all of which contribute to reducing waste, expanding skill sets, improving health and having fun. Podsta Reusable Coffee Pods   Podsta is a coffee...

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    DIY Vegan Bi-Carb Free Natural Deodorant Recipe | Biome Naked Beauty | DIY Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    DIY Vegan Natural Deodorant Recipe

    Our vegan, bi-carb free DIY natural deodorant paste is a dream to put on and leaves underarms soft, protected and odour free. Our DIY natural deodorant recipe combines soothing and ultra-moisturising cocoa and shea butters, coconut oil to eliminate bacteria, yeast and fungi, with vegan candelilla wax to protect, and arrowroot and kaolin white...

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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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    Make Your Own DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    So many of you love using soapberries to wash your clothes (and why wouldn’t you – they’re organic, natural, hypoallergenic, plastic free, palm oil free, compostable and they work!), but did you know you can turn them into a washing up liquid too? Read on as we show you how to make a natural...

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    Plastic free kitchen accessories you've never thought of | Zero Waste Ideas | Biome Eco Stores

    Plastic Free Kitchen Ideas You Might Not Have Thought Of

    Reduce plastic in your kitchen with these simple swaps.  From cooking to cleaning, a kitchen with little to no plastic is possible. Read on as we show you how! Stainless steel ice cube tray Imagine an ice cube tray that doesn’t end up snapping from too much twisting, and a tray so well built...

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    How to create your own zero waste shopping kit | Biome Eco Stores

    How To Create a Zero Waste Shopping Kit

    With the lightweight plastic bag ban upon us, most of us now have a stash of reusable shopping bags kept in a convenient place. But with plastic packaging commonplace across supermarkets, how can you have more of an impact when it comes to reducing plastic waste? It’s time to take it up a notch....

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    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste | Biome Eco Stores

    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste

    Every item we use has an environmental cost, some greater than others. By managing our waste in accordance with the 5 Rs, we can all make a difference by being mindful of the waste we generate. According to Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, the 5 Rs of zero waste are: Refuse Reduce Reuse...

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    30 Plastic Free Ways for 30 Days | Plastic Free Challenge | Biome Eco Stores

    30 Plastic Free Ways for 30 Days Challenge

    After 14 years with Biome, I have learned many ways to reduce plastic use.  Like you, no doubt, I forget to reflect and celebrate how far I have come with my every day actions.  So for Plastic Free July this year, I challenged myself to share a plastic free way every day for 30...

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    How to make your own nut milk and what to do with the leftover nut milk pulp | Biome Eco Stores

    How to make your own nut milk: less waste, no additives and more value

    Today you can find and make your own delicious, creamy alternative milks from nuts and seeds that satisfy many dietary and philosophical needs.  There has been a dramatic growth in popularity of non-dairy milks for a range of reasons from dairy allergy and lactose intolerance, to consuming more plant-based foods for health, ethical and...

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    Minimalist, low waste camping tips to get away from it all

    I love camping.  I love escaping into wilderness.  I love waking early to the birdsong, poking the campfire to life, and watching the day come alive. But, I rarely do it… So many of us are drawn to camping in the outdoors to be surrounded by the simplicity, calm and freedom of nature. We...

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    Why you should use a shaving soap when shaving | Biome Eco Stores

    How to Use a Shaving Soap: Reduce Waste, Avoid Irritants & Save Money!

    By switching to a traditional moisture-rich shaving soap, reusable stainless steel razor and shaving brush, you can reduce waste, avoid skin-irritating ingredients, lessen the likelihood of razor burn and ingrown hairs, and save money.  What better results could you want from shaving!  But how do you use them? Shaving soaps are used for shaving...

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