• Plastic free food storage solutions - Biome Eco Stores

    4 Food Storage Ideas For Your Pantry That Aren’t Plastic

    Are you concerned about the health implications associated with plastic food storage and looking for plastic free ways to store food in the pantry? Or perhaps you have been inspired to create a Pinterest worthy pantry that is neat and organised. Old fashioned solutions continue to stand the test of time. Continue reading as...

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    Where to find ethical chocolate - nut free, dairy free, vegan and palm oil free chocolate - Biome Eco Stores

    How to Choose Ethical Chocolate that is Healthy & Delicious

    Chocolate – one of life’s universal pleasures. Really, it should be added to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs! But the production of it is oftentimes a contentious issue. Awareness around production and the cost to small producers in developing countries is coming to the fore. Here are some ways to make ethical chocolate purchases this...

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    Make Your Own Natural Foundation Powder - DIY Skin Care - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Make Your Own Natural Foundation Powder

    While there is some excellent natural, palm oil free makeup available, arguably the cheapest, easiest and most natural foundation is one which you make yourself. You can find all of the raw ingredients you need at Biome’s Naked Beauty Bar. Our DIY natural foundation powder combines a range of gentle, beneficial clays, cacao and...

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    Make your own natural tooth powder and natural toothpaste - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Make Your Own Natural, Whitening Tooth Powder

    Are you finding it difficult to find a plastic free, toxin free toothpaste or tooth powder? Using just a few raw ingredients from our Naked Beauty Bar and our easy recipe below, you can make one in just a few minutes! Our DIY whitening tooth powder combines bentonite clay, activated charcoal and turmeric to...

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    How to Filter & Remove Microplastics From Water

    How to Filter & Remove Microplastics From Tap Water

    The ‘plastic soup’ affecting the oceans is making its way into our homes as microplastics in our drinking water supply–and it’s not a soup any of us want on the menu. So how can you filter and remove the microplastics that studies show are present in our tap water? Thankfully, the ceramic water filters...

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    Eco friendly ways to treat, protect and condition hair

    Eco Friendly Ways to Protect, Treat & Condition Hair

    Is your hair looking less shiny than previously, feeling like it needs some extra nourishment, or are you looking for an eco friendly way to condition hair after using a shampoo bar that isn’t apple cider vinegar? It’s a fairly safe bet to say that everyone likes to have luscious locks. It is a...

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    Top Tips to Make Zero Waste Travel Easier - Biome Eco Stores

    Top Tips to Make Zero Waste Travel Easier

    Exploring our wondrous planet, whether a short camping trip or adventures to other cultures, can test your efforts to reduce single-use, throw-away waste.  Most of us are a way off a “zero waste” life, but we can certainly travel with much less waste. With a little pre-planning there are many easy ways to avoid...

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    Make your own acne treatment stick - Biome Naked Beauty Bar - DIY skin care

    Make Your Own Acne Treatment Stick

    We all hate breakouts and pimples, but the good news is we don’t have to resort to harsh creams or oil-stripping washes to treat the area. Our DIY acne treatment stick, which combines healing beeswax, calming shea butter, and antibacterial coconut oil and essential oils, can be applied on any pimple or breakout-prone area...

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    Make your own natural mouthwash - Biome Naked Beauty Bar - DIY skin care

    Make Your Own Natural Mouthwash

    Our DIY natural mouthwash is a great toxin free alternative to commercial mouthwash, which as we know are often filled with chemicals, artificial colors and synthetic flavors. Our homemade mouthwash combines bi carb to deodorise, Tasmanian sea salt to detoxify, and a special combination of antiseptic, antifungal and antibacterial essential oils. Below we outline...

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    What we can recycle for you at Biome

    What We Can Recycle For You at Biome

    Did you know that you can drop personal care and cosmetics packaging, toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes, wine corks, pens and markers, and CDs for recycling at Biome, whether purchased from us or not?  These are all items that can not be placed in your household recycling bin, so to save you the worry of...

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    The Conscious Step Story, Save the World with Socks!

    No matter who we are, we can always take a Conscious Step towards helping the issues that matter to us. With so many environmental, health, and humanitarian crises in the world today, it can be easy to feel helpless and overwhelmed, not knowing how or where to help. But sometimes, it can be as...

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    5 simple ways to achieve an eco-beauty routine

    5 simple ways to achieve an eco-beauty routine

    If you have a bathroom full of plastic shampoo bottles, cosmetic containers and plastic exfoliators, don’t worry, you’re not alone. There are a number of ways you can achieve a simplified eco-beauty routine, and we are here with our suggestions. Whether you’re interested in healthier ingredients for yourself or the eco-system, we have some...

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    Make your own DIY dishwasher detergent tablets - toxin free cleaning products

    How To Make Your Own DIY Natural Dishwasher Detergent Tablets

    Making your own natural dishwasher detergent tablets means never relying on the store-bought stuff again! Ditch the synthetic detergents and wasteful plastic packaging – this DIY doesn’t take long to prepare, can be used with any dishwasher, and keeps dishes sparkling clean, naturally. Bi-Carb & Citric Acid have powerful cleansing powers and create the fizz in your...

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    How to make your own vegan furniture polish

    How To Make Your Own Vegan Furniture Polish

    Take care of your furniture and the planet, cruelty-free, with this vegan furniture polish! Through three main, natural ingredients, you’ll improve the condition and longevity of your furniture, leave them smelling divine, all without petrochemicals, beeswax or other animal-based products. Candelilla Wax makes a great wax alternative for vegans. It works to the bind ingredients...

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