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    8 Ways to Keep Cool Naturally Without an Air Conditioner!

    January 16, 2019 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    How to Keep Cool Naturally Without Air Conditioning or a Fridge! | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Friendly Ideas

    As the temperature rises it seems so easy blast the room with cool, air conditioned air, but it is possible to keep cool naturally and lessen your reliance on electricity and appliances. Read on as we share eight easy, eco friendly and toxin free ways to keep cool throughout the day and night that...

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    Are You Ready to Ban the Bag? Our Best Plastic Free Reusable Bags

    June 12, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Biome Eco Stores | Are You Ready to Ban the Bag | Our Best Plastic Free Reusable Bags | #BanTheBag

    Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria have joined South Australia, Northern Territory, Tasmania, and the ACT in a ban on the supply of single use lightweight plastic shopping bags. The ban has been introduced to reduce the impact of plastic pollution on our environment and especially on our marine life. We’re so excited to see...

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    Grow Sprouts at Home: The Easy, Zero Waste Way to Get More Nutrients

    Grow Sprouts at Home: The Easy, Zero Waste Way to Get More Nutrients

    Sprouts are a go-to for getting lots of nutrients into your meals with minimal effort and cost. These mini plants were once the buzzword in the salad world, seemingly everywhere. They are coming back into vogue due to how easy and cheap they are to grow and keep right in the kitchen where you...

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    How to Buy & Store Bread Without Plastic

    April 4, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Reduce plastic waste - Biome reusable bread bag

    Single use plastic is ubiquitous. It’s easy to pick up a loaf of bread, packaged in a single use plastic bag and tied with a small single use plastic bread clip without thinking about the consequences. But, as we are well aware, plastic that is made to be used for just a few days...

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

    March 22, 2018 • CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    Plastic free food storage solutions - Biome Eco Stores

    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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    Make Your Own Acne Treatment Stick

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

    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 to naturally soothe and heal. Below we’ve outlined the benefits of each of the ingredients used. Beeswax is healing and high in Vitamin A. Shea Butter reduces...

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    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    February 1, 2018 • CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    With the 2018 school year underway, here are some healthy school lunch ideas to help get the inspiration flowing. Ideally a school lunch will contain a mix of protein and healthy carbohydrates. Think sushi rolls, home-made muesli bars and muffins and veggie sticks. Bake Mixes Biome stocks a lovely range of vegan and nut...

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    Our Favourite Bento Boxes for a Waste Free Lunch

    February 1, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Waste Free Lunch Boxes - Bento Boxes - YumBox

    Once the domain of Japanese cuisine only, the bento box is a now a force in children’s lunch boxes the world over. The style, simplicity and convenience of these boxes make them a great choice for parents and caregivers wanting to provide a healthy lunch with variety. But best of all, it generates a...

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    How to Put Together a Plastic Free Lunch Box

    January 16, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    feature plastic free lunch box

    A plastic free lunch box helps reduce the demand for plastic in our world, as well as reducing your exposure to the toxins found in many plastic lunch boxes, such as lead, BPA, phthalates and PVC. For those trying to achieve a plastic free lunch box, it can be difficult to find lunch containers and lunch...

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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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    How to Break Up with Plastic Cling Wrap this Christmas

    December 11, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME
    cling wrap feature

    If there is an ideal time to find less-wasteful, safe alternatives to plastic cling wrap, Christmas is the time. With all the plates of food, leftovers, and transporting delicious spreads to parties and picnics, we need a hygienic way to cover and contain our food. So why not do so zero waste style? At Biome, we...

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    10 Planet Friendly Gifts for Teachers they will Love

    October 31, 2017 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Eco Friendly Gifts for Teachers

    End of year – time to get organised The end of the year is fast approaching and everyone’s to-do list is growing. One group that will undoubtedly be counting down the days – no matter how much they love their job – are teachers. Pressure seems to be mounting for teachers these days. Whether...

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    How to Choose the Best Thermos or Insulated Food Jar for You

    June 21, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to find the best thermos and insulated food jar for you | Biome Eco Stores

    There is nothing like a hot lunch during winter, and a thermos or insulated food jar makes it easy for you to take your own zero waste hot lunch, saving you money and waste on expensive takeaway. But with so many insulated food jars available, how do you know what’s right for you? How...

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    3 Ways You Can Use The BBBYO Glass Tea Flask

    June 13, 2017 • EAT, LIFE
    BBBYO Glass Tea Flask with Cover

    Nothing tastes as good as it does out of glass, don’t you agree? Glass doesn’t impart flavours, and promotes the clean, pure taste of whatever beverage you are drinking. And of course it is completely BPA free and infinitely recyclable, so great for you and the planet. The BBBYO Glass Tea Flask is made...

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    Plastic free baby

    July 14, 2015 • HOME, LIFE
    Plastic free baby products at Biome

    Here at Biome, we are dedicated to helping our community live a life with less plastic. We can all reduce the amount of plastic we have in our lives with some simple changes. We offer a wide range of alternatives to products that are made of or packaged in plastic. While we try to recommend...

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