Top 10 new products available at Biome

Posted on 20 October 2014 | Comments

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There are many new product lines added to the Biome product range each week, so we thought we would share some of our hot new favourites... At Biome Eco Stores when we choose a product you can rest assured it has carefully been assessed against the following criteria.

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Everyday technology consumption affects your carbon footprint!

Posted by Shionagh Goold on 26 September 2014 | Comments

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You would have to admit that just about everyone is using the internet these days, but surprisingly there is a lack of knowledge amongst internet users about the impact that our digital lives have on the environment. Although our customers at biome eco friendly lifestyle store are looking for “greener” ways to live by traveling via lower-emission transportation methods, buying local food and sustainable products, riding a bike to work or turning off the lights when you leave a room as well as using recycling and composting programs. But did you know that everyday technology consumption like email, social media, and data storage affects your carbon footprint as well.

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The Art of Fermenting Food

Posted by Shionagh Goold on 8 September 2014 | Comments

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The beauty of Fermented food is that it adds beneficial probiotics, enzymes, vitamins and minerals to make your food more nutritious. Fermenting also saves money and resources when you buy fresh, local, seasonally grown produce while it’s inexpensive to buy or you have grown it yourself. Plus when you preserve or ferment your favorite foods through every season you control the ingredients, techniques and additives.  

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Eco-friendly gifts for Fathers Day

Posted by Shionagh Goold on 24 July 2013 | Comments

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Father's Day celebrates fatherhood while honouring the influence of a father's paternal bonds in society. Father's Day in Australia is Sunday, 1st of September 2013.  At Biome Eco Stores we are celebrating Father's Day by giving you a free Stanley 0.95L stainless steel water bottle when you spend $75 or more in the month of August 2013! Simply enter the code STANLEY-75 in the comment section at checkout to receive your free water bottle

Here is a small sample of the fabulous eco-freindly fathers day gifts you can find at www.biome.com.au 

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Natural hair colour tips

Posted on 25 June 2013 | Comments

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When you are colouring your hair you don't need to compromise your health or harm the environment. Our natural hair colour ranges say goodbye to harsh chemicals and hello to glossy, healthy hair. 

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How to pack a waste free lunchbox

Posted on 17 June 2013 | Comments

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Does your child's school have a waste free lunch program? A waste free lunch program educates students, parents and school staff about where our waste ends up and how they can reduce the amount of waste that is generated and sent to landfill. Avoiding waste is the first step in stopping the pollution by choosing products that have less packaging which results in less waste that your child needs to dispose of at school.

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Earthworms create the perfect worm habitat

Posted on 17 June 2013 | Comments

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Earthworms create the perfect habitat and are one of nature’s hardest working composters.  Earthworms spend their time eating decaying organic matter contained within soil, breaking it down and creating ‘castings’ which enrich the condition of the soil.  Earthworms kept in a worm habitat or worm farm are a fun and easy way to reduce your household, school or business waste.  The presence of earthworms in a garden bed is the best indicator of healthy soil, as earthworms will only habitat where there is a variety of organic matter to eat.

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Food drying with an Excalibur dehydrator

Posted on 11 June 2013 | Comments

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Although it’s taken thousands of years, eating raw food is back on the menu thanks to modern appliances such as an Excalibur dehydrator that make it simple to whip up nutrient-dense raw meals at home. With the renewed interest in health foods and cultivating home veggie gardens, food drying using a dehydrator at home is becoming more and more popular, due to the fact that removing the moisture in food helps to preserve the enzymes and amino-acids that our bodies need to make protein. 

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Water is Life!

Posted on 9 April 2013 | Comments

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Water is life!

Nothing on Earth survives without water because water is life! The human body is comprised of more than 70% water so keeping yourself hydrated with clean healthy water is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. You need water to regulate body temperature and to provide the means for nutrients to travel to your organs and tissues. It also helps transport oxygen to your cells, removes waste, and protects your joints and organs. Many people realize that the quality of their drinking water may not ideal but have you ever considered what is in your water and that it might actually be making you sick? 

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How to choose the right water bottle for you.

Posted on 8 April 2013 | Comments

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Is any one one water bottle truly better than another? Perhaps not, but as with all things it's all in the eye of the beholder. Choosing the best water bottle for yourself or your family can be tricky. With millions of disposable plastic water bottles ending up in landfill each year, it's important to find the best reusable water bottle for your daily needs so that you carry your water bottle with you and feel comfortable using it. With this handy guide we'll help you determine which reusable water bottle best suits your needs.

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