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    Climate Strike plus 9 Other Things You Can Do About Climate Change!

    September 20, 2019 • LIFE
    Climate Strike Stop Work Protest

    It’s not business as usual at the Biome stores on 20 September 2019. We’ll all be closed for three hours to show our support for the striking students, and to allow our team members to participate in the Climate Strike marches. City closed from 12.45pm to 3.30pm Indooroopilly, Balmoral and Paddington closed from 12.30pm to...

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    Our Top Five Best Natural Exfoliants

    September 12, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE
    Face and body scrubs to make at home | Biome Eco Stores

    One of the key steps to radiant, healthy skin is regular exfoliation to remove dry, dead skin cells. The problem with many store-bought scrubs though is that they contain things like plastic microbeads, palm oil or palm derived ingredients, sodium lauryl sulphate, and synthetic colours, fragrances and preservatives – ingredients that are no good...

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

    August 8, 2019 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    no poo feature

    Have you heard about the ‘no poo’ shampoo method? Short for ‘no shampoo’, this method has a lot of devoted fans who have abandoned the petrochemicals and detergents in conventional shampoo, and let their scalp return to its natural oil balance, saving them time, money and their long-term health. Why Go ‘No Poo’ When...

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    Reduce Plastic Waste & Save Over $760

    July 16, 2019 • HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Reduce Plastic Waste & Save Over $760 | Biome Eco Stores | Plastic Free & Zero Waste Ideas For Plastic Free July & Beyond

    Did you know you could save $763.05 and 797 plastic items from landfill every year simply by swapping five common household products with plastic waste free alternatives? While rising cost of living affecting many Australians, it’s a great time to not only make lifestyle changes that benefit the environment but your household budget too....

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    Plastic Free Deodorants – How To Choose The Right One For You

    July 10, 2019 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    Plastic Free Deodorant | Toxin Free Natural Deodorant | Biome Eco Stores

    It is exciting to see so many plastic free deodorants available now, but with so many choices, how do you pick the right one for you? Whether you have sensitive skin or are vegan, prefer a deodorant paste or hands free application, Biome has a plastic free deodorant for you! The following deodorants are...

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    How to do Plastic Free July with your Wardrobe

    July 5, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Slow Ethical Fashion | Biome Eco Stores | Plastic Free July

    Plastic Free July is a global movement that encourages everybody to find plastic free ways of living their day to day lives, swapping out single use plastic items for reusable and eco-friendly ones. It’s great to start with simple swaps like using a KeepCup instead of single use coffee cups or carrying your own...

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    Takeaway Without the Waste is Possible, Here’s How!

    July 4, 2019 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    The convenience of takeaway doesn’t have to come with the plastic waste we so often associate with it. Read on as we share some of our favourite reusable takeaway containers and cups, for just about any takeaway item. Good To Go Takeaway Container, 700ml This sturdy leak proof stainless steel container holds the same...

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    Plastic Free July: How to Make This Year Your Most Successful Yet!

    June 27, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Plastic Free July: Tips to Make This Year Your Most Successful Yet | Biome Eco Stores

    We just love seeing the wave of passion, enthusiasm and positivity that sweeps across our community this time of year as more and more people take the #BiomePledge to reduce single use plastic waste and production during Plastic Free July (and beyond!). Plastic Free July is a global movement that sees million so of people ...

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    8 Startling Facts About Plastic Pollution & 8 Things You Can Do About It!

    June 20, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    We all know plastic pollution is a problem, but to what extent?  Here we not only share eight mind-blowing facts about plastic pollution, but most importantly, eight ways you can do something about it! 1. Humans have produced more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic since 1950 That’s crazy – that’s more than a...

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    4 Ways to Simplify your Autumn Skin Care Routine

    April 3, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    How to simplify your autumn skin care routine | Biome Eco Stores

    With autumn weather upon us, many of us are reaching for scrubs, clay masks and moisturisers to buff and nourish dry skin. An autumn skin care routine needn’t be complicated though. Read on as we show you four easy ways to simplify your autumn skin care routine, with eco friendly products made from close...

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    Every school lunch box dilemma solved for you

    January 22, 2019 • HOME, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Waste Free Lunch Boxes - Bento Boxes - YumBox

    The start of a new school year holds wonderful memories of crisp, blank exercise book pages, a clean eraser, and freshly sharpened pencils! But these days, there is also the challenge of meeting the school’s policies for healthy lunches and waste free lunch box packing—although many of us are already trying to live with...

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    DIY Reusable Beeswax Wrap Recipe

    December 20, 2018 • DIY RECIPES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to make your own reusable beeswax wrap | Beeswax Wrap Recipe | Biome Eco Stores

    You’ve been asking for ages, well it’s finally here – a reusable beeswax wrap recipe! This easy recipe uses beeswax, resin and jojoba oil, to create a pliable beeswax wrap to use in place of single use plastic cling wrap. Use them to wrap sandwiches and rolls, cover plates and bowls, leftover and much...

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    Eco Gift Ideas That Won’t Get Dumped

    December 13, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Gift ideas that won't get dumped | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Gift Ideas

    Galaxy research suggests that each Christmas Australians spend over $1 billion in unwanted gifts that will eventually end up in landfill. Here at Biome though we champion gift ideas that are practical, built to last or that are designed to biodegrade at the end of its life. So continue reading as we share our...

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    10 Eco Friendly & Zero Waste Resolutions You Can Make in 2019

    November 30, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    The start of a new year is the perfect time to refresh, restart and challenge yourself to something new that will make a difference. If you’re thinking of making a resolution or two around the idea of sustainable living and zero waste but aren’t sure of what specifically, here are some ideas! So read...

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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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