• gift ideas

    DIY Energising Shower Bombs for Mental Clarity

    January 23, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY bath bomb shower bomb

      This energising shower bomb makes mornings fun and invigorating, preparing you for the day ahead. Simply place a bomb on the floor of your shower and let the fizzy action disperse lovely scents around you. Bi Carb has antifungal and antiseptic properties, and is a natural deodoriser, so it can help clean your shower at the same...

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    Eco Friendly Stationery Essentials

    January 18, 2018 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, 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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    How to Put Together a Plastic Free Lunch Box

    January 16, 2018 • EAT, ECO HOME, GUIDES, 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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    DIY Cooling Rose & Mandarin Facial Mist

    January 16, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES

    Our gorgeous rose facial mist is a real jack-of-all-trades. It’s not only easy to make and a much healthier alternative to synthetic fragrances, but can be used for so many things! As a natural air freshener or perfume, linen spray or cooling mist, this DIY facial mist will come in so handy you’ll be making it...

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    Your Guide to Biome’s Palm Oil Free Soap

    December 18, 2017 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES
    Palm oil free soap

    What is palm oil and why should we care about it? Sounds like a lovely tropical oil, right? Reminiscent of the reef oil we used to slather on ourselves back in the day? Forget the nostalgic connotations the name brings. Palm oil is actually the ingredient used in many cosmetics and food that is...

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    Your Guide to Palm Oil Free Make Up

    December 18, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    palm oil free make up feature

    Palm oil free makeup is both a rarity and an important purchase for those wanting to help the planet. But why exactly should we choose palm oil free? Why is it to hard to find palm oil free products? And what can we do to make sure we look great, and keep up the great...

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    Four of our Favourite Screen Free Gift Ideas for a Screen Free Christmas

    December 13, 2017 • ECO HOME, GUIDES
    screen free christmas

    A screen free Christmas, or at least the holidays with less screen time, is what we secretly hope for. And the great news is, by giving our children eco-friendly gifts that promote creativity and exploration, not only can we help them grow, but we can help the planet too. Four of our Favourite Screen...

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    Cocokind – A Skincare Routine for the Whole Family

    December 11, 2017 • BEAUTY, ECO HOME
    Cocokind Palm Oil Free Skin Care Products

      Are you looking for a gentle, truly eco-friendly skin care range the whole family can use? Cocokind is out pick. It is petrochemical free, palm oil free, and each product is made with five ingredients or less. It is minimalist skin care with superfood ingredients. Plus the range is organic, vegan and Fair Trade!...

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    Christmas Gifts That Keep Giving

    December 8, 2017 • CLEAN, EAT, GROW, GUIDES
    Urban Greens Window Sill Veggie Garden

    Christmas is almost here. By now you are probably thinking of gifts for loved ones and perhaps you have a nagging feeling that it is all a bit wasteful. So many ‘normal’ gifts end up in landfill or are made of dangerous plastic. To assuage your worries and give you a happy alternative, here...

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    Four Reasons Meenoo is Your New Skin Buddy

    December 8, 2017 • BEAUTY, LIFE
    meenoo organics mousse

      Meenoo Organics has your back when it comes to natural, luxurious skincare, that is palm oil free and wonderfully nourishing. We currently stock their body mousses – amazing smelling lotions that are great for your skin and the Earth. Shop Meenoo Organics here > But why exactly is Meenoo so fabulous? Meenoo Body...

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    Kiva, Giving the Gift of Opportunity this Christmas

    December 8, 2017 • LIFE
    Kiva

    What is the Kiva organisation and why does Biome support it? Kiva is an international non-profit that started in 2005 in San Francisco. Their main aim is to empower impoverished communities and individuals around the globe with dignity. The vehicle for doing this is through ethically managed microloans. This could be for basic survival,...

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    10 Plastic Free Christmas Celebration Ideas

    November 28, 2017 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
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    Aiming for a plastic free Christmas is a great way to respect the planet’s precious resources at this special time of year. There are many options for avoiding plastic in your gift giving, and for wrapping presents with newspaper and twine.  But here are 10 ideas for helping your Christmas table, parties and decorations...

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    One Thousand Lines – The Whole Story

    November 24, 2017 • ECO HOME, STORIES
    One Thousand Lines - Handmade in Australia with Love

    The Genesis of One Thousand Lines Adelaide creative duo Irena and Alen gave up their day jobs in 2013 to embark on a journey of making beautiful, sustainable bags, scarves and homewares. The result is One Thousand Lines and their startlingly beautiful design and craftsmanship speaks for itself. Shop One Thousand Lines here >...

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    Your Guide to the Best Eco Gifts for Kids of All Ages

    November 21, 2017 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    Best Eco Gifts for Kids

    Christmas is just around the corner but there’s no need to panic. Biome has a huge range of eco-friendly, educational and empowering gifts for children. Order online now to receive and wrap in time for Christmas morning. Here is our selection of the best Christmas gifts for the littlest environmentalists in the family, by...

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    The Best Secret Santa Gift – An Eco Friendly Calendar

    November 17, 2017 • ECO HOME, LIFE
    The Best Secret Santa Gift - An Eco Friendly Calendar

    A calendar is a perfect gift for both Christmas and the New Year. It’s especially handy for Secret Santa – a time when you’d ask yourself, ‘What do I get for someone that is not only great and useful, but is eco-friendly too?’ This year, Biome has an exclusive desk calendar, which is both...

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