• reusables

    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 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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    Are You Ready to Ban the Bag? Our Best Plastic Free Reusable Bags

    Biome Eco Stores | Are You Ready to Ban the Bag | Our Best Plastic Free Reusable Bags | #BanTheBag

    Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria have joined South Australia, Northern Territory, Tasmania, and the ACT in a ban on the supply of single use lightweight plastic shopping bags. The ban has been introduced to reduce the impact of plastic pollution on our environment and especially on our marine life. We’re so excited to see...

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    How Rosehip Oil Can Help Soothe Dry, Sensitive Skin this Winter

    June 6, 2018 • BEAUTY, GUIDES, VEGAN
    How Rosehip Oil Can Help Soothe Dry, Sensitive Skin this Winter

    With the Winter months upon us, many of us experience dry and sensitive skin. But did you know there is a simple, nourishing oil that can be used to bring skin back to peak condition. Rich in essential fatty acids, Omega 3,6 an 9, vitamins and antioxidants, rosehip oil is loved by many for...

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

    May 10, 2018 • EAT, ECO 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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    7 Natural Sleep Aids to Fall Asleep Faster

    May 4, 2018 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    7 Natural Sleep Aids to Fall Asleep Faster

    In this busy, stressed-out world, falling asleep is not always easy. Technology is constantly at our fingertips and often in the bedroom too. Lots of people have anxiety that is compounded by information overload, worry about children, ageing parents, mortgage stress… you name it. Added to this is less time for relaxation and exercise....

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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, ECO HOME, GUIDES, 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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    7 Ways to Use Soapberries to Clean Around the Home

    April 13, 2018 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, ECO HOME, VEGAN
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    Soapberries are a natural, hypoallergenic, grey water safe, palm oil free, vegan household cleaning solution that actually works! But what many people don’t know is how multipurpose they are. Not only are they fantastic as a natural laundry detergent, you can use soapberries as an all purpose cleaner, shampoo, body soap, dish detergent, and...

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    DIY Homemade Laundry Detergent

    DIY Homemade Laundry Detergent | Biome Eco Stores

    Want cheap, effective laundry detergent without synthetic toxins? This Homemade Laundry Detergent is 100% natural, free from synthetics, has antifungal, antibacterial and antiseptic properties, and is cheap when the ingredients are bought in bulk. Your clothes will get a great wash with as little cost to you as to the environment. Here is what we’ve...

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    6 Simple Tips to Reduce Food Waste & Save You Money

    April 11, 2018 • EAT, ECO HOME, GUIDES, 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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    How to Buy & Store Bread Without Plastic

    Reduce plastic waste - Biome reusable bread bag

    Single use plastic is ubiquitous. It’s easy to pick up a loaf of bread, packaged in a single use plastic bag and tied with a small single use plastic bread clip without thinking about the consequences. But, as we are well aware, plastic that is made to be used for just a few days...

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

    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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    Make Your Own Natural, Whitening Tooth Powder

    Make your own natural tooth powder and natural toothpaste - Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Are you finding it difficult to find a plastic free, toxin free toothpaste or tooth powder? Using just a few raw ingredients from our Naked Beauty Bar and our easy recipe below, you can make one in just a few minutes! Our DIY whitening tooth powder combines bentonite clay, activated charcoal and turmeric to...

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