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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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    Going plastic free: the first things to replace

    September 3, 2020 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Going plastic free - the first things to replace

    Congratulations, you’re ready to live with less plastic! That means you’re taking action to: Cut fossil fuel demand, reducing the progression of climate change Reduce the amount of waste that clogs up our landfills and litters our waterways and natural areas Reduce the toxins your body is exposed to, like BPA, phthalates and flame...

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

    June 25, 2020 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to make this Plastic Free July your most successful yet | zero waste and plastic free | 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 challenge to reduce single use plastic waste and production during Plastic Free July (and beyond!). Plastic Free July is a global movement that sees millions of people  commit...

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

    June 15, 2020 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    8 facts about plastic pollution and 8 things you can do about it | Biome Eco Stores

    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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    Freezing Food in Glass – Why We Love It, What You Can Freeze, & Tips

    How to freeze food in glass - image thanks to Treading My Own Path

    Are you looking for safe ways to store food for a long period of time, to keep leftovers for later, excess fruit and veggies, or even baked goods? Glass is an excellent way to store food, whether it be in the pantry, the fridge, or even the freezer. It is perfectly safe and very...

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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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    10 ways you can fight climate change

    February 13, 2020 • GUIDES, LIFE

    You really are the force in our fight against climate change! Your daily decisions can have a huge impact on our environment, and according to the BBC your actions encourage those around you to make more sustainable choices too! (1) Read on as we share 10 simple ways you can make a difference, be...

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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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    5 Ways To Waste Free Washing Up

    November 28, 2019 • CLEAN, ECO HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    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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    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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    Reduce Plastic Waste & Save Over $760

    July 16, 2019 • ECO 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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