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    Bokashi Composting: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

    October 10, 2018 • GROW, GUIDES, LIFE
    Bokashi composting - everything you've ever wanted to know | Biome Eco Stores

    A bokashi compost system is one of the easiest ways to direct food waste away from landfill and instead create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. Plus, it will help you avoid the need for a bin liner! With so many of you interested in bokashi style composting, we’ve answered your most...

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    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste

    October 4, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste | Biome Eco Stores

    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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    How to Compost Pet Waste with EnsoPet, a Pet Waste Bokashi System

    February 1, 2018 • CLEAN, HOME
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    For every pet owner, pet minder and dog walker, safely disposing of pet waste is a daily task. While picking up pet waste when out on walks or from around your backyard is the socially acceptable thing to do and keeps things clean, disposing of it in general waste isn’t the most Earth-friendly option....

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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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    Yes, You Can Recycle Pens! TerraCycle Zero Waste Bins Solve Those Tricky Items

    October 19, 2017 • GUIDES, HOME
    TerraCycle Zero Waste Recycling Bins - Recycle Everything

    Did you know you can recycle things like pens, toothbrushes, wine corks, cosmetics packaging, CDs and USB drives? Read on as we show you how! While you can’t place these items in your kerbside recycling bin, to save you the worry of figuring out what to do with them, Biome can look after them...

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    How to have a Zero Waste Period

    August 23, 2017 • GUIDES, LIFE
    How to Have a Zero Waste Period

    No one likes their period. But with all the sanitary items, wrappings, packaging and applicators, it’s easier to dislike your period with all the waste it creates. The good thing is, you can have a zero waste period. With an easy swap to a more sustainable option, you can live your period days like...

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    Waste 101: What to Recycle, Compost, DIY, and Dispose

    August 7, 2017 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Waste 101: What to Recycle, Compost, DIY, and Dispose

      We’ve compiled Waste 101 – our guide on how to reuse, recycle, compost, donate, DIY and dispose of your waste items in Australia. Minimising and taking charge of your waste is vital to helping the planet, so, let’s get started!   Reuse Basic rule-of-thumb is, if it’s working and safe, keep using it. This...

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