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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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    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 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 • ECO 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, ECO 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 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, 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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    Yes, You Can Recycle Pens! TerraCycle Zero Waste Bins Solve Those Tricky Items

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

    Did you know you can recycle things like pens, toothbrushes, wine corks and cosmetics packaging? 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 for you. At...

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