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    Are Biodegradable Bags The Best Option To Line My Bin With?

    May 15, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Biodegradable Bags: Are They Really Eco Friendly? | Biome Eco Stores

    As consumers, we feel slightly more at ease when we are told that plastic bags are biodegradable. But how can we be sure biodegradable bags are really eco friendly? Are they the same as degradable plastic bags? And when it comes to bin liners, is there a best option? Thankfully, there are rules for...

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    Herbal Homemade Fabric Softener

    May 10, 2018 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Herbal Homemade Fabric Softener | Green Cleaning | Biome Eco Stores

    Do you miss fabric softener since switching to a natural laundry detergent, like Soapberries? Did you know you can actually make your own homemade fabric softener using just a few, simple ingredients? Our tried and tested homemade fabric softener will leave your washing feeling softer than what it would if you dried it without...

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    Solidteknics: Healthy, Australian Made Non-Stick Cookware That Will Last Generations

    May 10, 2018 • EAT, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Healthy Non-Stick Cookware That Will Last Generations | Solidteknics

    Would you knowingly cook with something that leaves a carcinogenic chemical in your body? All for the convenience of food sliding off the surface more easily? Unfortunately, this is the hidden cost of using some coated non-stick cookware. Fortunately, we have the highly regarded stainless steel Solidteknics with a non-stick coating that you build...

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    Grow Sprouts at Home: The Easy, Zero Waste Way to Get More Nutrients

    Grow Sprouts at Home: The Easy, Zero Waste Way to Get More Nutrients

    Sprouts are a go-to for getting lots of nutrients into your meals with minimal effort and cost. These mini plants were once the buzzword in the salad world, seemingly everywhere. They are coming back into vogue due to how easy and cheap they are to grow and keep right in the kitchen where you...

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    10 Ways to Use Muslin Cloth Around the Home

    April 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    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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    6 Simple Tips to Reduce Food Waste & Save You Money

    April 11, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    6 Simple Tips to Reduce Food Waste Today | Biome Eco Stores

    In our fast-paced, modern world, we have been conditioned to have everything ready at our fingertips. But, unless we are more conscious about the food we buy, how we store it, and how much of it we eat, we are contributing to a huge global problem – food waste. Read on as we share...

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    4 Food Storage Ideas For Your Pantry That Aren’t Plastic

    March 22, 2018 • CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    Plastic free food storage solutions - Biome Eco Stores

    Are you concerned about the health implications associated with plastic food storage and looking for plastic free ways to store food in the pantry? Or perhaps you have been inspired to create a Pinterest worthy pantry that is neat and organised. Old fashioned solutions continue to stand the test of time. Continue reading as...

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    Top Tips to Make Zero Waste Travel Easier

    March 15, 2018 • BEAUTY, EAT, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Top Tips to Make Zero Waste Travel Easier - Biome Eco Stores

    Exploring our wondrous planet, whether a short camping trip or adventures to other cultures, can test your efforts to reduce single-use, throw-away waste.  Most of us are a way off a “zero waste” life, but we can certainly travel with much less waste. With a little pre-planning there are many easy ways to avoid...

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    Make Your Own Natural Mouthwash

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

    Our DIY natural mouthwash is a great toxin free alternative to commercial mouthwash, which as we know are often filled with chemicals, artificial colors and synthetic flavors. Our homemade mouthwash combines bi carb to deodorise, Tasmanian sea salt to detoxify, and a special combination of antiseptic, antifungal and antibacterial essential oils. Below we outline...

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    5 simple ways to achieve an eco-beauty routine

    5 simple ways to achieve an eco-beauty routine

    If you have a bathroom full of plastic shampoo bottles, cosmetic containers and plastic exfoliators, don’t worry, you’re not alone. There are a number of ways you can achieve a simplified eco-beauty routine, and we are here with our suggestions. Whether you’re interested in healthier ingredients for yourself or the eco-system, we have some...

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    6 Plastic Free Hair Care Solutions

    February 21, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
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    When ditching plastic out of your life, finding a plastic free hair care routine can be challenging. Almost all shampoo, brushes and styling products have some form of plastic packaging or component, which is destined to pollute the Earth in landfill and make a demand for the plastic industry to produce more. The good news:...

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    5 Ways to Achieve a Plastic Free Laundry

    February 21, 2018 • CLEAN, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    5 Way to Achieve a Plastic Free Laundry

    Modern technological change has enabled time and labour-saving hacks for living. But, we are now collectively finding that the old-fashioned way is sometimes best. Especially when it comes to health and the environment. The everyday task of doing the laundry is thankfully easier due to modern washing machines. Let’s face it, we don’t want...

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    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    February 1, 2018 • CLEAN, EAT, GUIDES, LIFE
    Healthy School Lunch Ideas

    With the 2018 school year underway, here are some healthy school lunch ideas to help get the inspiration flowing. Ideally a school lunch will contain a mix of protein and healthy carbohydrates. Think sushi rolls, home-made muesli bars and muffins and veggie sticks. Bake Mixes Biome stocks a lovely range of vegan and nut...

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    Our Favourite Bento Boxes for a Waste Free Lunch

    February 1, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Waste Free Lunch Boxes - Bento Boxes - YumBox

    Once the domain of Japanese cuisine only, the bento box is a now a force in children’s lunch boxes the world over. The style, simplicity and convenience of these boxes make them a great choice for parents and caregivers wanting to provide a healthy lunch with variety. But best of all, it generates a...

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    Eco Friendly Stationery Essentials

    January 18, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, 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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