• green cleaning

    How to Tackle Moisture & Mould Naturally

    May 17, 2022 • CLEAN, LIFE
    How to tackle moisture and mould naturally

    It’s been a soggy week in some parts of Australia and we’re a little bit over everything being so damp! And of course, where there is damp, there is mould. Read on as we share ways you can tackle both the moisture and the mould without harmful chemicals. Absorb Moisture Linii Huon Pine works to...

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    Time to replenish your cleaning items? Make the switch to green!

    May 10, 2022 • CLEAN, LIFE
    Time to replenish your cleaning items? Make the switch to green

    The easiest way to turn your cleaning green is to make the switch each time as something runs out.  So, what’s next on your shopping list? Multipurpose household cleaner Switch from Spray & Wipe to pure castile soap. Pure castile soap is a powerhouse of usefulness! Biome’s gentle and non-drying formula is perfect for hands and...

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    Biome Wins Top Sustainable Retailer Award!

    April 27, 2022 • LIFE
    Biome wins Top Sustainable Retailer award

    Biome’s commitment to taking sustainability seriously has been recognised with the Top Sustainable Retailer in Australia award by Power Retail! What makes Biome Australia’s Top Sustainable Retailer? Since our beginning in 2003, long before sustainability was a buzz word, we’ve built a reputation as a trailblazing eco friendly retailer that aims to help our customers live...

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    Homemade Natural Fabric Softener – DIY with Biome

    April 26, 2022 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Herbal Homemade Fabric Softener | Green Cleaning | Biome Eco Stores

    There’s nothing quite like slipping into freshly washed, super-soft clothing. Fabric softeners were designed to make your clothes smell good and feel fluffy. However, most fabric softeners on the market contain so many synthetics that they actually break down the fibres in your clothes, and leave them smelling like chemicals. If you’d prefer not...

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    I want to… switch from plastic dish cloths and brushes to an eco alternative

    3 Simple Swaps

    So you want to make the switch from throwaway plastic dish cloths and brushes to an eco friendly alternative? Good for you! It’s so easy. Keep reading for suggested swaps. Plastic dish brushes degrade each time you use them, polluting our waterways with micro-plastics. Dish brushes made from natural fibres are an excellent and...

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    Green cleaning trends that are here to stay

    January 28, 2021 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, LIFE
    Green cleaning trends that are here to stay | natural cleaning, eco friendly cleaning, organic cleaners | Biome Eco Store

    It is inspiring to see so many in our community take steps to remove toxic chemical-laden, synthetic fragranced household cleaners, and replacing them with cleaners that are kinder to people and the environment. We are also excited to be able to bring you more and more cleaning products that are completely plastic free! Check...

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    How to get rid of and prevent clothes moths

    May 28, 2020 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, LIFE
    How to get rid of wardrobe moths and protect clothes

    Discovered little holes in your cotton t-shirts or woollen jumpers? Clothes moths can be a real nuisance when their larvae start eating your clothes, but you can keep them away without resorting to highly toxic insecticides like naphthalene. Read on as we share how you can deal with a clothes moth infestation naturally using...

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    How to Clean Your Home to Protect Against Coronavirus

    March 30, 2020 • LIFE

    Biome has seven workplaces with our stores and our warehouse-head office, so we have been thoroughly researching and adhering to the best measures we can to keep our team and customers safe from the spread of Coronavirus. We are also being asked many questions by our community about what they should use to keep...

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    Why Oxygen Bleach is Better Than Chlorine Bleach & How to Use it For Cleaning

    March 20, 2020 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, GUIDES, Laundry
    Washing with oxygen bleach is better than chlorine bleach

    Do you dislike entering a bathroom that’s just been cleaned with chlorine bleach or ammonia? Your lungs constrict from breathing in the fumes and you want to leave as quickly as possible. Many harmful chemicals like chlorine bleach have become commonplace in our homes as we are fed the dream of effortlessly clean and...

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    6 Things to Know About Using Clove Oil for Mould Removal

    February 20, 2020 • CLEAN

    During the wet summer months, high humidity and heavy rains can lead to mould in any areas of your home that are affected by moisture. A popular natural cleaning products remedy for this is clove oil. But before you get to work mixing up your own clove oil solution, here are six things to...

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    5 Ways To Waste Free Washing Up

    5 ways to plastic waste free washing up | Biome Eco Stores

    Eliminating plastic from around the home isn’t difficult if you look at one area at a time. Here we look at plastic waste free washing up! Plastic and synthetic products are often in abundance around the sink: Chux wipes, those green and yellow scrub sponges, plastic dish washing brushes, washing up liquid in plastic...

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    Every DIY Cleaning Recipe You Need To Clean Your Space Naturally!

    Every DIY Cleaning Recipe You Need to Clean Your Space Naturally | Green Cleaning | Biome Eco Stores

    With just five simple ingredients, plus some dried herbs and your choice of essential oils, you can clean your space safely, naturally and effectively. It’s true! Read on as we show you how with our simple DIY cleaning recipes, tips and tricks. So what do you need? The core ingredients you will need are:...

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    Make Your Own Natural Mould & Mildew Cleaner

    September 11, 2018 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES
    Make your own DIY Mould & Mildew Cleaner | Biome Eco Stores | Green Cleaning Recipes

    Vinegar is a really effective way at cleaning mould naturally. While bleach simply bleaches the mould white, vinegar works to kill the mould spore, and if used regularly can even prevent the mould and mildew from coming back. Combining vinegar and essential oils known for their antifungal and antiseptic properties, this DIY mould and mildew...

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    10 Ways to Use Muslin Cloth Around the Home

    How to use muslin cloth around the home | Biome Eco Stores

    Have you ever wanted one multi-purpose item that takes the place of many handy household items but doesn’t contribute to landfill waste at the end of its life? Did you think that one, healthy life hack can take the place of cosmetic wipes, sieves, food preparation and more? Something as baby-soft as it is...

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    How To Make Your Own DIY Natural Dishwasher Detergent Tablets

    February 21, 2018 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, ECO HOME
    Make your own DIY dishwasher detergent tablets - toxin free cleaning products

    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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