• zero waste

    Freezing Food in Glass – Why We Love It, What You Can Freeze, & Tips

    March 5, 2020 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to freeze food in glass - image thanks to Treading My Own Path

    Are you looking for safe ways to store food for a long period of time, to keep leftovers for later, excess fruit and veggies, or even baked goods? Glass is an excellent way to store food, whether it be in the pantry, the fridge, or even the freezer. It is perfectly safe and very...

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    How to use 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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    10 ways you can fight climate change

    February 13, 2020 • GUIDES, LIFE

    You really are the force in our fight against climate change! Your daily decisions can have a huge impact on our environment, and according to the BBC your actions encourage those around you to make more sustainable choices too! (1) Read on as we share 10 simple ways you can make a difference, be...

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    How to Break Up with Plastic Cling Wrap this Festive Season

    December 10, 2019 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME
    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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    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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