• zero waste

    4 Ways to Simplify your Autumn Skin Care Routine

    April 3, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    How to simplify your autumn skin care routine | Biome Eco Stores

    With autumn weather upon us, many of us are reaching for scrubs, clay masks and moisturisers to buff and nourish dry skin. An autumn skin care routine needn’t be complicated though. Read on as we show you four easy ways to simplify your autumn skin care routine, with eco friendly products made from close...

    Read more →

    Our Top Tips for Low Impact Camping

    April 1, 2019 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Low Impact, Zero Waste Camping and Travel | Biome Eco Stores

    Camping is the best way to connect with nature, and continuing to enjoy nature means ensuring you leave it exactly as you found it. Here are our top tips for low impact camping so that all you leave behind are your footprints. 1. Minimise your water usage Wash your dishes once a day if...

    Read more →

    DIY Foundation Cream, Tinted Moisturiser & Concealer

    DIY foundation cream | DIY concealer | DIY tinted moisturiser | Biome Naked Beauty

    Solutions that help you simplify, reduce toxins and live more gently on our planet is what we’re all about here at Biome, and this is one of our new favourites.  In this recipe we show you how to combine a few simple ingredients to make either a DIY foundation cream, DIY concealer or DIY...

    Read more →

    DIY Pantry Bug Buster & Scented Drawer Sachet

    February 26, 2019 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    DIY Pantry Bug Buster & Scented Drawer Sachet | Biome Naked Beauty | DIY Cleaning

    Freshen up and deter moths, insects and other pantry and wardrobe pests with these pretty scented sachets. Depending on the essential oils used, you can create a sachet for keeping drawers, cupboards and wardrobes smelling fresh, or a bug buster sachet for keeping your pantry free from ants, weevils and other insects. This pantry...

    Read more →

    The Marie Kondo Effect – Where Do My Unwanted Clothes Go Now?

    February 8, 2019 • HOME, LIFE, STORIES
    The Marie Kondo Effect | Where to Donate Clothes | Slow Fashion | Ethical Fashion | Sustainable Fashion | Biome Eco Stores

    By Leah Musch of The Un-Material Girl If you’ve been swept up in the recent Marie Kondo tidying obsession like many Netflix viewers, you may have found yourself in a predicament. Having cleared out your wardrobes, cupboards, nooks and crannies of unwanted items and clothing that no longer sparks joy, you might have been...

    Read more →

    Make Your Own Cooling Rhassoul Clay Hair & Scalp Mask

    January 16, 2019 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE
    Make your own rhassoul clay (moroccan lava clay) hair and scalp mask | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    This is such a great DIY hair care recipe for those hot days, as it helps you to keep cool naturally and leaves hair looking and feeling great. Our cooling Rhassoul Clay (Moroccan Lava Clay) Hair & Scalp Mask will cleanse the scalp, soothe inflammation, reduce flaking and dandruff, invigorate and cool you down....

    Read more →

    DIY Reusable Beeswax Wrap Recipe

    December 20, 2018 • DIY RECIPES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to make your own reusable beeswax wrap | Beeswax Wrap Recipe | Biome Eco Stores

    You’ve been asking for ages, well it’s finally here – a reusable beeswax wrap recipe! This easy recipe uses beeswax, resin and jojoba oil, to create a pliable beeswax wrap to use in place of single use plastic cling wrap. Use them to wrap sandwiches and rolls, cover plates and bowls, leftover and much...

    Read more →

    Eco Gift Ideas That Won’t Get Dumped

    December 13, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Gift ideas that won't get dumped | Biome Eco Stores | Eco Gift Ideas

    Galaxy research suggests that each Christmas Australians spend over $1 billion in unwanted gifts that will eventually end up in landfill. Here at Biome though we champion gift ideas that are practical, built to last or that are designed to biodegrade at the end of its life. So continue reading as we share our...

    Read more →

    10 Eco Friendly & Zero Waste Resolutions You Can Make in 2019

    November 30, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    The start of a new year is the perfect time to refresh, restart and challenge yourself to something new that will make a difference. If you’re thinking of making a resolution or two around the idea of sustainable living and zero waste but aren’t sure of what specifically, here are some ideas! So read...

    Read more →

    DIY Vegan Natural Deodorant Recipe

    November 21, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE, VEGAN
    DIY Vegan Bi-Carb Free Natural Deodorant Recipe | Biome Naked Beauty | DIY Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    Our vegan, bi-carb free DIY natural deodorant paste is a dream to put on and leaves underarms soft, protected and odour free. Our DIY natural deodorant recipe combines soothing and ultra-moisturising cocoa and shea butters, coconut oil to eliminate bacteria, yeast and fungi, with vegan candelilla wax to protect, and arrowroot and kaolin white...

    Read more →

    Gift Ideas that Support a Circular Economy

    November 14, 2018 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Gift ideas that support a circular economy | Biome Eco Stores

    There are lots of innovative businesses moving towards and developing products to suit a circular economy, and what better time to support these businesses than at Christmas time, when lots of purchasing and gift giving takes place. Here at Biome we are excited to be able to bring you practical gift ideas that have...

    Read more →

    DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    Make Your Own DIY Soapberry Washing Up Liquid

    So many of you love using soapberries to wash your clothes (and why wouldn’t you – they’re organic, natural, hypoallergenic, plastic free, palm oil free, compostable and they work!), but did you know you can turn them into a washing up liquid too? Read on as we show you how to make a natural...

    Read more →

    Plastic Free Kitchen Ideas You Might Not Have Thought Of

    November 1, 2018 • CLEAN, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Plastic free kitchen accessories you've never thought of | Zero Waste Ideas | Biome Eco Stores

    Reduce plastic in your kitchen with these simple swaps.  From cooking to cleaning, a kitchen with little to no plastic is possible. Read on as we show you how! Stainless steel ice cube tray Imagine an ice cube tray that doesn’t end up snapping from too much twisting, and a tray so well built...

    Read more →

    DIY Healing Seaweed & Green Tea Bath Soak

    October 24, 2018 • DIY RECIPES
    DIY Healing Seaweed & Green Tea Body Scrub | DIY Skin Care Recipe | Biome Naked Beauty Bar

    Relax, rejuvenate and heal with our DIY seaweed and green tea bath soak. If you have sore muscles, joint pain, back pain, feel stressed or run down, this incredibly healthful bath soak is for you. If you don’t have a bath, try it as a foot soak! Combining seaweed powder, green tea, peppermint essential...

    Read more →

    DIY Rose Water & 7 Ways You Can Use It!

    October 18, 2018 • BEAUTY, DIY RECIPES
    DIY rose water | Biome Naked Beauty Bar | DIY Skin Care | Biome Eco Stores

    Rose water does a wonderful job at soothing skin and hair and calming the mind with it’s delicate fragrance. Use it to cleanse and tone skin, in a relaxing bath, to spray on your pillow before bed, or as a natural perfume. And did you know it’s actually really easy to make your own? By...

    Read more →