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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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    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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    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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    DIY Vegan Deodorant – Bi Carb Free with Pink Clay

    January 23, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY vegan bicarb free natural deodorant

    Deodorant is one of life’s essentials, but when you make your own, there’s a balance between finding what works and what fits with your life. This recipe has got you covered – this vegan deodorant is bi carb free for sensitive underarms, and contains a host of nourishing ingredients to leave you smelling and feeling great....

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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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    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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    Best Natural Ways to Stop Mosquitoes From Biting You

    December 15, 2017 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Our Top 5 Ways to Deter Mosquitoes Naturally

    Summer is here, and so are the mozzies. But how can you stop mosquitoes from biting you without resorting to products containing chemical pesticides such as DEET (diethyltoluamide) or Picaridin? DEET is one of the most common ingredients in conventional mosquito repellents. However it is not the safest option for your health and that...

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    Guide to the Most Eco Friendly Hair Removal

    November 10, 2017 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, HOME
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    Our desire to remove the hair from our face, legs and bodies varies widely with cultures and trends!  But, as with all your lifestyle choices, there is a way to shave or otherwise achieve eco friendly hair removal without costing the Earth. With these five conscious steps we guide you through the most eco...

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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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    Waste 101: What to Recycle, Compost, DIY, and Dispose

    August 7, 2017 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Waste 101: What to Recycle, Compost, DIY, and Dispose

      We’ve compiled Waste 101 – our guide on how to reuse, recycle, compost, donate, DIY and dispose of your waste items in Australia. Minimising and taking charge of your waste is vital to helping the planet, so, let’s get started!   Reuse Basic rule-of-thumb is, if it’s working and safe, keep using it. This...

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    Where to Fill Your Growler in Australia

    August 4, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES
    Where to fill up your growler in Australia

    Cheers to a waste free beer with your refillable growler! Welcome to the next frontier of saving waste for those who love a craft beer, or increasingly popular fermented kombucha and cold brew coffee. Growlers allow you to carry home beer, kombucha, juice, cold brew and even wine from your favourite venue without it going flat or...

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    The Difference Between Vegan and Beeswax Wraps

    August 3, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME
    Difference between reusable Vegan wax wrap and Beeswax wraps

    Source: WRAPPA Reusable Food Wraps   Beeswax or Vegan? One of the biggest sources of unsustainable and landfill-bound items in the home is the plastic we keep our food in. Plastic containers and lids, plastic cling wrap, plastic bags – all unnecessary plastic that is touching our food, leeching toxins and creating environmentally-unfriendly materials destined...

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    How to Store Food Without Plastic

    April 14, 2016 • LIFE
    How to store food without plastic

    There are many reasons to reduce the amount of plastic in your life. The less plastic you buy, the less needs to be produced (most plastic is made from petrochemicals!). Some plastic can also leech toxic chemicals and release endocrine disruptors, which mimic the body’s natural hormones and can lead to health problems. These...

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