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    How To Reduce Your Waste During a Camping Adventure – and Beyond

    August 16, 2019 • GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How To Reduce Your Waste During a Camping Adventure – and Beyond | Biome Eco Stores

    By Shea Wittig “There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere”. Annie Leonard As pressure on landfill continues to rise, conversations regarding waste are becoming more and more prevalent. Statistics show Australia generates 54 megatonnes (Mt) of core waste, with households and local government activities being...

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    Hung up on coat hanger waste? Keep them in the loop.

    January 31, 2019 • HOME, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to reduce coat hanger waste | Coat hanger recycle program | Biome Eco Stores Brisbane

    There’s been much talk about the growing waste of clothing ending up in landfill, but what about the silent partner in this fast fashion boom…the coat hangers?  The impact of the ever-present coat hanger is rarely mentioned in the statistics about clothing waste.  It’s easy to overlook the hanger and what happens to it...

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    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste

    October 4, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    The 5 Rs of Zero Waste | Biome Eco Stores

    Every item we use has an environmental cost, some greater than others. By managing our waste in accordance with the 5 Rs, we can all make a difference by being mindful of the waste we generate. According to Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, the 5 Rs of zero waste are: Refuse Reduce Reuse...

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    How to make your own nut milk: less waste, no additives and more value

    August 29, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    How to make your own nut milk and what to do with the leftover nut milk pulp | Biome Eco Stores

    Today you can find and make your own delicious, creamy alternative milks from nuts and seeds that satisfy many dietary and philosophical needs.  There has been a dramatic growth in popularity of non-dairy milks for a range of reasons from dairy allergy and lactose intolerance, to consuming more plant-based foods for health, ethical and...

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    What We Can Recycle For You at Biome

    March 3, 2018 • GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    What we can recycle for you at Biome

    Did you know that you can drop at any Biome store personal care and cosmetics packaging, toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes, wine corks, pens and markers for recycling whether purchased from us or not?  These are all items that can not be placed in your household recycling bin, so to save you the worry of...

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    How to Compost Pet Waste with EnsoPet, a Pet Waste Bokashi System

    February 1, 2018 • CLEAN, HOME
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    For every pet owner, pet minder and dog walker, safely disposing of pet waste is a daily task. While picking up pet waste when out on walks or from around your backyard is the socially acceptable thing to do and keeps things clean, disposing of it in general waste isn’t the most Earth-friendly option....

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    10 Eco Friendly Back to School Tips

    January 11, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
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    Preparing for the school season can be overwhelming, but these easy AND eco friendly back to school tips will save you time, money, and best of all, the environment. 10 Eco Friendly Back To School Tips 1. Reuse before Buying It’s always better to reuse what you have than to buy what you don’t...

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    Never Buy Pegs Again! The Best Plastic Free Wire Pegs

    November 2, 2017 • HOME, LIFE
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    Are your plastic and wooden pegs constantly rotting, breaking, falling apart, and leaving plastic bits all over your garden? We’ve found a zero waste and plastic free clothes peg to solve all your peg woes. Introducing, the one piece stainless steel peg or “wire peg” that will last you a lifetime. These pegs aren’t...

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    Yes, You Can Recycle Pens! TerraCycle Zero Waste Bins Solve Those Tricky Items

    October 19, 2017 • GUIDES, HOME
    TerraCycle Zero Waste Recycling Bins - Recycle Everything

    Did you know you can recycle things like pens, toothbrushes, wine corks, cosmetics packaging, CDs and USB drives? Read on as we show you how! While you can’t place these items in your kerbside recycling bin, to save you the worry of figuring out what to do with them, Biome can look after them...

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    Safety Razor 101 – How To, Care and Zero Waste

    October 4, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES
    How to care for your safety razor

    With our new (and already much-loved) reusable safety razor range, we wanted to show what makes these metal shaving instruments so great, how to care for yours, and which ones you can choose from. Shop our range of safety razors and blades online here > Why are Reusable Safety Razors so Great? Zero Waste Our metal safety...

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