PSA: There's an All-Natural Cleaner to Scrub Every. Single. Inch. of Your House
We're living in a golden age of eco-friendly cleaners right now. Seriously! We're hitting that (all-natural) sweet spot where technology is catching up to meet the consumer demands for green cleaning. Instead of having to choose between harsh, chemical laden, bad-for-the-planet cleaners or all-natural products that only kinda sorta work, there's a plethora of guilt-free, pro-green cleansers that will scrub every inch of your home—yes, even your toilet.
To help you take the green clean plunge, we rounded up 12 of our favorite hard-on-grime, easy-on-the-planet cleaners.
J.R. Watkins Natural All Purpose Cleaner
All of the clean, none of the harsh toxins: That's J. R. Watkins whole philosophy. This all purpose cleaner can work magic on counter tops, floors, walls, granite, tile, appliances, sinks—basically your entire house.
Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap
How gentle are Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soaps? So safe that they can be used to clean your house and you—seriously! Among the things Dr. Bronner's will make sparkle: dishes, laundry, floors, your face, body, hair, and even pets.
Honest Company Multi Purpose Cleaner
The Laundress Signature Detergent
When besties Gwen Whiting and Lindsey Boyd were frustrated with their high dry-cleaning bills and the environmental impact of said habit, they set out to create a green way to clean their delicates. Their eco-friendly detergent company, The Laundress, was created to answer that dilemma.
Mrs. Meyer's Liquid Dish Soap
The Mrs. Meyer's line of natural cleaners is an impressive sectional of products made of essential oils derived from flowers & herbs (translation: no harsh chemical smells), but *actually* work hard against dirt and grime.
Honest Company Toilet Cleaner
J.R. Watkins Natural Tub & Tile Cleaner
Yes! An eco-ethical tub cleaner exists! The plant-based and dye-free formula is certified by the Natural Products Association.
"In a Nutshell" Walnut Scrubber Sponges
Change your sponge, change the planet! While most scouring pads and sponges are made from plastics and chemicals, Full Circle scrubbers are plant-based. The sustainable choice means they use less energy when manufactured and completely break down after they hit the trash bin.
Method All Purpose Cleaner
Hypoallergenic, phosphate-free, and non-toxic, this germ-busting formula manages to kill an impressive 99.9% of bacteria.
Full Circle Biodegradable Single Cup Brewer Cleaning and Descaling Liquid
A single cup brewer is one of the greatest inventions of this century, but it can be a total pain to clean. Full Circle created a non-toxic, biodegradable, phosphate-free product to break down your treasured coffee machine's gunk and mineral build up in a big way.
Green Works Compostable Cleaning Wipes
These biodegradable cleaning wipes are made out of 99% naturally derived ingredients. Simply put: Good for the earth, bad for grime.
Eco-Me All Purpose Cleaner
Eco Me checks just about every box an environmental lover would want: food-grade, made from plant-based ingredients, no dyes/sulfates/preservatives, and no animal testing. Bonus: The natural mint scent is sooooo good.