• reusables

    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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    The Lost Troopy Series: Low Waste Travel & Camping Ideas For Your Next Big Road Trip

    August 11, 2017 • GUIDES, LIFE, STORIES
    The Lost Troopy Series: Low Waste Travel & Camping Ideas For Your Next Big Road Trip

    Jacqui and Trent are currently travelling around Australia in their 1987 Troopy. Follow their low waste living journey on the road in The Lost Troopy Series. Sometime when we go camping we make last minute decisions on what to bring that often aren’t great for the environment. However a little preparation at home as well...

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    How to Choose the Best Thermos or Insulated Food Jar for You

    June 21, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to find the best thermos and insulated food jar for you | Biome Eco Stores

    There is nothing like a hot lunch during winter, and a thermos or insulated food jar makes it easy for you to take your own zero waste hot lunch, saving you money and waste on expensive takeaway. But with so many insulated food jars available, how do you know what’s right for you? How...

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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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    Sustainable and Convenient Travel Tips

    December 27, 2015 • ECO HOME, LIFE
    sustainable travels

    At this time when we are all packing our bags to head off on holidays, Shea Wittig shares her sustainable travel experience with us. Read on for some great tips to help keep our planet waste free and beautiful for us all. “Take only memories, leave nothing but footprints.” Chief Seattle The most exhilarating...

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    Planning and Budgeting Christmas Gifts with Rhonda Hetzel

    November 29, 2015 • LIFE
    Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas.

    After a lifetime of excess and over spending, I have been living a simple and frugal life for the past 13 years. I see Christmas as a time of family get-togethers and relaxation and never have a credit hangover in January. In the past, I gave gifts to boost my own ego. Now my...

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    Packing a Waste Free Lunch Box – Our Customer’s Tips

    September 30, 2015 • LIFE

    Over the years at Biome, our customers have kindly shared many great ideas when it comes to reducing waste in school lunch boxes.  As we approach the start of a new term, it seemed like a good idea to revisit some of these tips from Biome parent’s across Australia. Here we share how our...

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    Modern Cloth Nappies – making the switch

    August 13, 2015 • ECO HOME, LIFE
    cloth nappies

    How do you integrate sustainable practices into your life?  We would love to know. If you have a story to share, please head to our  Green Living Guide and contact Tracey. The Biome Blog Program allows you to  tell us all about your healthy harmonious lifestyle choices and possibly inspire others in the broader Biome community....

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    Plastic free baby

    July 14, 2015 • ECO HOME, LIFE
    Plastic free baby products at Biome

    Here at Biome, we are dedicated to helping our community live a life with less plastic. We can all reduce the amount of plastic we have in our lives with some simple changes. We offer a wide range of alternatives to products that are made of or packaged in plastic. While we try to recommend...

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    Winter warmers for school and work

    May 15, 2015 • LIFE
    winter warmers

     Carry a hot lunch to help you stay warm this winter with these fabulous winter warmers for school and work! 1. Klean Kanteen food jar is the perfect stainless steel food jar for a plastic free hot lunch. Great for school, work or baby feeding. Keeps food hot for 4 hrs and cold for 12 hrs....

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    Making non-dairy yoghurt at home

    May 5, 2015 • EAT
    coconut milk yoghurt

    It’s easy to make your own yoghurt. Green Living offers a variety of yoghurt cultures so you can make your yoghurt to taste just the way you like it. If you like your yoghurt to have more of a bite to it try the tangy starter or you can keep it plain and natural...

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