• zero waste

    Bokashi Composting: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

    September 18, 2019 • GROW, GUIDES, LIFE
    Bokashi composting - everything you've ever wanted to know | Biome Eco Stores

    A bokashi compost system is one of the easiest ways to direct food waste away from landfill and instead create valuable soil conditioner and fertiliser for your garden. Plus, it will help you avoid the need for a bin liner! With so many of you interested in bokashi style composting, we’ve answered your most...

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    Our Top Five Best Natural Exfoliants

    September 12, 2019 • 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 though 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...

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    How To Reduce Your Waste During a Camping Adventure – and Beyond

    August 16, 2019 • GUIDES, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How To Reduce Your Waste During a Camping Adventure – and Beyond | Biome Eco Stores

    By Shea Wittig “There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere”. Annie Leonard As pressure on landfill continues to rise, conversations regarding waste are becoming more and more prevalent. Statistics show Australia generates 54 megatonnes (Mt) of core waste, with households and local government activities being...

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    Clean Your Home With These 5 Simple Ingredients!

    July 24, 2019 • CLEAN, DIY RECIPES
    DIY Cleaning | 5 Simple Ingredients to Clean Your Whole House Naturally | Biome Eco Stores

    Cleaning your home with simple, natural ingredients is a really easy way to simplify your life, reduce waste, save money and remove toxins from your home. And did you know you can clean your entire home (or close to it) using items that you may already have on hand. From cleaning microwaves to floors,...

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    Reduce Plastic Waste & Save Over $760

    July 16, 2019 • HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Reduce Plastic Waste & Save Over $760 | Biome Eco Stores | Plastic Free & Zero Waste Ideas For Plastic Free July & Beyond

    Did you know you could save $763.05 and 797 plastic items from landfill every year simply by swapping five common household products with plastic waste free alternatives? While rising cost of living affecting many Australians, it’s a great time to not only make lifestyle changes that benefit the environment but your household budget too....

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    Plastic Free July: How to Make This Year Your Most Successful Yet!

    June 27, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    Plastic Free July: Tips to Make This Year Your Most Successful Yet | Biome Eco Stores

    We just love seeing the wave of passion, enthusiasm and positivity that sweeps across our community this time of year as more and more people take the #BiomePledge to reduce single use plastic waste and production during Plastic Free July (and beyond!). Plastic Free July is a global movement that sees million so of people ...

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    8 Startling Facts About Plastic Pollution & 8 Things You Can Do About It!

    June 20, 2019 • GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE

    We all know plastic pollution is a problem, but to what extent?  Here we not only share eight mind-blowing facts about plastic pollution, but most importantly, eight ways you can do something about it! 1. Humans have produced more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic since 1950 That’s crazy – that’s more than a...

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    Where to Find Eco Friendly Products For Your Home & Lifestyle in Brisbane

    May 16, 2019 • BEAUTY, CLEAN, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Eco friendly store in Brisbane, Qld | Biome Eco Stores

    Brisbane is one of Australia’s best locations for finding nifty eco friendly products and solutions that help you to  reduce plastic waste, live a healthier life, minimise and get back to basics. So read on as we share where you can find the best range of eco friendly products for our home and lifestyle...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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....

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    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...

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