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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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    The Pet Guide: Composting Poo and Litter

    April 25, 2022 • CLEAN, ECO HOME
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    For every pet owner, pet minder and dog walker, disposing of pet waste is a daily task. Picking up pet waste is the socially respectful thing to do; it helps to keep our parks, streets, and backyards clean and safe for everyone. However, where the waste goes after it’s been picked up and bagged...

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    How to make a natural homemade mouthwash with Biome

    Make your own natural mouthwash - Biome Naked Beauty Bar - DIY skin care

    Perhaps you’re researching natural mouthwash because you saw the term splashed across a label at the supermarket, or maybe you heard it in passing. Well, here is a rundown of what it is, the ingredients we use, and a little recipe that is great for bad breath, oral hygiene, avoiding tooth decay, and a...

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    Five ways to create a self-care sanctuary at home or work

    February 16, 2022 • ECO HOME, LIFE
    Five ways to create a self-care space

    While some people are able to zone out from the world and tune in to themselves with impressive ease (whether they’re on a bus packed with passengers or plonked in a chaotic family living room), the rest of us often need a little more help. This is where a designated tranquillity zone can play...

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    Never Buy Pegs Again! The Best Plastic Free Wire Pegs

    October 14, 2020 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, Laundry
    How to choose the right stainless steel wire pegs for you

    Are your plastic and wooden pegs constantly rotting, breaking, falling apart, and leaving plastic bits all over your garden? Our stainless steel wire clothes pegs will solve all your peg woes. They are zero waste, plastic free and will last you a lifetime! These pegs aren’t only great for the washing. They are also...

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    Go ‘No Poo’ or ‘Low Poo’ – Ditch Shampoo Bottle Waste & Save Money!

    September 30, 2020 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to go no poo or low poo and reduce shampoo bottle waste and money

    Excited to join the thousands of Australians who have gone ‘no poo’ – ditched conventional shampoo and conditioner and swapped it for something that not only helps you avoid petrochemicals and detergents, saves plastic bottle waste and money too? Read on as we help you get started, how to let your scalp return to...

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    Bokashi Composting: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

    September 23, 2020 • GROW, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to do bokashi composting - answers to your most frequently asked questions

    A bokashi compost system is one of the easiest ways to direct food waste away from landfill and create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. The Biome community love this type of composting, and have seen incredible success. With the help of an Urban Composter, Emma saw her new clay veggie patch...

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    Staying upbeat and positive during COVID-19

    May 7, 2020 • ECO HOME, LIFE
    Staying upbeat and positive during COVID-19 | Biome Eco Stores

    Like most, the Biome workplace has changed dramatically over the last few months. We are extremely thankful to be living in Australia in safe, healthy homes and to be part of a positive, proactive workplace. However, with many of us working in busy, social distanced conditions, some suffering loss of hours, and others working from...

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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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    How to reduce waste using a safety razor (and avoid nicks!)

    February 26, 2020 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    The stainless steel safety razor is back in a big way, and will help you put an end to throwaway plastic razors! So, why are they so great, how do you use them, and how do you avoid nicking yourself? Read on to find out. Why are reusable safety razors so great? Zero waste...

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    How to Break Up with Plastic Cling Wrap this Festive Season

    December 10, 2019 • EAT, ECO HOME, GUIDES
    Plastic Wrap Alternatives | How To Break Up With Plastic Cling Wrap | Biome Eco Stores

    If there is an ideal time to find less-wasteful, safe alternatives to plastic cling wrap, now is it. 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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    4 Must Have Products for your Natural Remedy Travel Kit

    April 9, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE

    Planning a camping trip or holiday away? A kit of multi-purpose natural remedies is great to keep on hand for dealing with issues like mozzie bites, sunburn, sore muscles and other minor conditions that may dampen the fun. Read on to find out the must have products we pack in our natural remedy travel...

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    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals

    5 ways to fragrance your space without petrochemicals | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Friendly Cleaning

    Products like mainstream perfumes, plug in and propellent ‘air fresheners’, and even car deodorisers contain a myriad of harmful, synthetic, petrochemical derived ingredients. But there are lots of simple ways to fragrance your space naturally, without resorting to fake smells and synthetic, petrochemical derived ‘air fresheners’. Read on as we share five unique ways...

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    DIY Pantry Bug Buster & Scented Drawer Sachet

    February 26, 2019 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    DIY Pantry Bug Buster & Scented Drawer Sachet | Biome Naked Beauty | DIY Cleaning

    Freshen up and deter moths, insects and other pantry and wardrobe pests with these pretty scented sachets. Depending on the essential oils used, you can create a sachet for keeping drawers, cupboards and wardrobes smelling fresh, or a bug buster sachet for keeping your pantry free from ants, weevils and other insects. This pantry...

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    DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    Make Your Own DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    So many of you love using soapberries to wash your clothes (and why wouldn’t you – they’re organic, natural, hypoallergenic, plastic free, palm oil free, compostable and they work!), but did you know you can turn them into a washing up liquid too? Read on as we show you how to make a natural...

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