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    Ethical and Sustainable Coffee – Info and Products

    June 22, 2022 • EAT, ECO HOME, GUIDES
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    For many of us, coffee is an important part of our lives. From our morning pick-me-up to our afternoon coffee catch-up, those wondrous little beans bring us warmth, energy, and comfort. There are many social and environmental challenges facing the coffee industry today. Unfair labour conditions, habitat loss, deforestation, pollution, unsustainable farming, and disposable...

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    How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Naturally

    May 25, 2022 • ECO HOME, GUIDES, LIFE
    How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes Naturally

    Summer is here, and so are the mozzies. Those pesky little guys manage to find their way onto the surface of your skin even when you’re indoors. Many of us opt for commercial sprays and repellents, but these products often contain a number of harsh chemicals that can be irritating on the skin and...

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    How to Make Furniture Polish with Coconut Oil

    May 25, 2022 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, VEGAN
    How to make your own vegan furniture polish

      We’ll let you in on a little secret: you can keep your home free of toxins and chemicals without compromising on the appearance of your furniture. If your home is fitted with wooden surfaces, you’ll know how important it is to treat the wood to prevent damage. But if you’re looking to avoid...

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    Gift Ideas for Teachers: Practical and Thoughtful – Biome

    May 19, 2022 • GUIDES, LIFE
    Eco Friendly Gifts for Teachers

    The end of the year is fast approaching and everyone’s to-do list is growing. One group that will undoubtedly be counting down the days – no matter how much they love their job – are teachers. And who is more deserving of a great gift? Whether you are looking for a gift for your...

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    Homemade Natural Fabric Softener – DIY with Biome

    April 26, 2022 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Herbal Homemade Fabric Softener | Green Cleaning | Biome Eco Stores

    There’s nothing quite like slipping into freshly washed, super-soft clothing. Fabric softeners were designed to make your clothes smell good and feel fluffy. However, most fabric softeners on the market contain so many synthetics that they actually break down the fibres in your clothes, and leave them smelling like chemicals. If you’d prefer not...

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    The Pet Guide: Composting Poo and Litter

    April 25, 2022 • CLEAN, ECO HOME
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    For every pet owner, pet minder and dog walker, disposing of pet waste is a daily task. Picking up pet waste is the socially respectful thing to do; it helps to keep our parks, streets, and backyards clean and safe for everyone. However, where the waste goes after it’s been picked up and bagged...

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    Feeling Fresh With The DIY Coconut Oil Hair Conditioner

    April 17, 2022 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Feeling Fresh With The DIY Coconut Oil Hair Conditioner

    Organic hair products are on the rise, and for good reason! They’re free of all the nasties you’ll find in regular hair care products — think chemicals, pesticides, synthetics, palm oil, and harsh detergents. If you’ve switched to a natural shampoo bar and miss conditioner (and don’t like rinsing with apple cider vinegar), this...

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    How To Make Your Own Homemade Toothpaste

    April 16, 2022 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Biome Naked Beauty Bar - How to make your own natural toothpaste

    The toothpaste you use can have an impact on your health, the health of your family, and the health of the planet. Most commercial toothpaste formulas contain ingredients that we know many of you want to avoid — artificial colours/dyes, synthetic flavours, artificial sweeteners, triclosan, palm-derived glycerin, sodium lauryl sulphate, fluoride, microbeads, just to...

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    How to make a natural homemade mouthwash with Biome

    Make your own natural mouthwash - Biome Naked Beauty Bar - DIY skin care

    Perhaps you’re researching natural mouthwash because you saw the term splashed across a label at the supermarket, or maybe you heard it in passing. Well, here is a rundown of what it is, the ingredients we use, and a little recipe that is great for bad breath, oral hygiene, avoiding tooth decay, and a...

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    How To Exfoliate Skin Naturally

    April 12, 2022 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, GUIDES, LIFE
    Face and body scrubs to make at home | Biome Eco Stores

    One of the key steps to radiant, healthy skin is regular exfoliation to remove dry, dead skin cells. The problem with many store-bought scrubs is that they contain things like plastic microbeads, palm oil or palm-derived ingredients, sodium lauryl sulphate, and synthetic colours, fragrances, and preservatives – ingredients that are no good to anyone...

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    Meet Jo & Micko from Viva La Body!

    February 25, 2021 • BEAUTY, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, STORIES
    Viva La Body | Buy shampoo bars online Australia | Australian made beauty products

    Jo here, founder of Viva La Body. I was born and raised in Queensland and in 1992 moved to Darwin to go to Uni. I fell in love with Darwin and a certain human called Micko (he was raised in Melbourne) and never left!! Viva started back in 1999 on the kitchen bench in...

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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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    Go ‘No Poo’ or ‘Low Poo’ – Ditch Shampoo Bottle Waste & Save Money!

    September 30, 2020 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to go no poo or low poo and reduce shampoo bottle waste and money

    Excited to join the thousands of Australians who have gone ‘no poo’ – ditched conventional shampoo and conditioner and swapped it for something that not only helps you avoid petrochemicals and detergents, saves plastic bottle waste and money too? Read on as we help you get started, how to let your scalp return to...

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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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    6 Things to Know About Using Clove Oil for Mould Removal

    February 20, 2020 • CLEAN

    During the wet summer months, high humidity and heavy rains can lead to mould in any areas of your home that are affected by moisture. A popular natural cleaning products remedy for this is clove oil. But before you get to work mixing up your own clove oil solution, here are six things to...

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