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    30 ways to reduce your impact at work, uni and school

    January 21, 2020 • GUIDES
    30 ways to reduce your impact at work, uni and school | Biome Eco Stores

    As we head back to work, uni or the kids back to school, we’re looking at ways we can do so with less impact on our precious planet. In particular, we’re looking at adopting more simple, gentle ways, like those that produce less waste, are less harmful to animals and expose us to fewer toxins. So...

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    Every school lunch box dilemma solved for you

    January 22, 2019 • HOME, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
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    The start of a new school year holds wonderful memories of crisp, blank exercise book pages, a clean eraser, and freshly sharpened pencils! But these days, there is also the challenge of meeting the school’s policies for healthy lunches and waste free lunch box packing—although many of us are already trying to live with...

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    Eco Friendly Stationery Essentials

    January 18, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
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    For back to school, work, university, and every time in between, eco friendly stationery can prepare us for the work ahead, and help the planet too. By opting for products that have a good end of life and are made from sustainable resources, your stationery will not only make your feel good, but will...

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    10 Eco Friendly Back to School Tips

    January 11, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
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    Preparing for the school season can be overwhelming, but these easy AND eco friendly back to school tips will save you time, money, and best of all, the environment. 10 Eco Friendly Back To School Tips 1. Reuse before Buying It’s always better to reuse what you have than to buy what you don’t...

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    Our Guide to the Best Water Bottles for Kids of all Ages

    January 5, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES

    Looking for a kids water bottle that can handle being knocked around and is free from harmful chemicals? Traditional plastic water bottles often contain toxic materials. They can release potentially harmful chemicals such as Bisphenol A (BPA) and Dioxin.  The negative health effects of these ingredients can show up over time. These chemicals are...

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    Packing a Waste Free Lunch Box – Our Customer’s Tips

    September 30, 2015 • LIFE

    Over the years at Biome, our customers have kindly shared many great ideas when it comes to reducing waste in school lunch boxes.  As we approach the start of a new term, it seemed like a good idea to revisit some of these tips from Biome parent’s across Australia. Here we share how our...

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