Cleaning Products All Natural and Eco-Friendly
We understand that a lot of people are cleaning every day. We understand that not everyone is into DIYing everything, so we think is better to round up a few of the finest all-natural and environmentally responsible cleaning products on the market.
There are several different items on the market that claim to be “green,” but what truly makes a product green? You may buy many of these goods online, but you can also get them at your local grocery shop. But first, we would want to explain what it means for a cleaning product to be “eco-friendly.” There are no laws regulating the words “eco” and “natural,” so how can you be sure you’re buying something that’s good for your health and the environment?
A huge problem in the US is that cleaning companies aren’t legally obligated to tell customers what ingredients are in their products. Many common cleaning supplies emit volatile organic compounds (the building blocks of smog) which can cause asthma and allergy symptoms.
What’s more, if a green cleaning solution is just as effective as a standard cleaning solution (which they totally are!) why would you want to clean your home with chemicals that have warnings like ‘Warning!’ or ‘Toxic Chemicals’ in the first place?
An environmentally friendly cleaner is one that doesn’t use toxic chemicals, uses natural and organic ingredients instead, and most importantly decomposes without harming the planet.
The biodegradability of a cleaning product is critical because many of our products end up in our waterways, including dish soap and laundry detergent, and I want to ensure that my goods decompose rapidly and do not linger.
Here are six of the best all-natural and eco-friendly cleaning products that we recommend:
Bon Ami Powder Cleanser: This product is over 130 years old, and it is still one of the most popular powder cleansers on the market. It’s perfect for cleaning everything from countertops to tubs and it doesn’t contain any harsh chemicals.
Mrs. Meyers Liquid Hand Soap: This soap is made with essential oils and other natural ingredients. It comes in a variety of scents, and it leaves your hands feeling soft and clean.
Seventh Generation Liquid Laundry Detergent: This laundry detergent is made with plant-based ingredients, and it is free of synthetic fragrances. It’s also hypoallergenic and it works well in high-efficiency washing machines.
Ecos Liquid All-Purpose Cleaner: This all-purpose cleaner is made with natural ingredients like vinegar and lemon. It’s safe to use on all surfaces and it leaves your home smelling fresh and clean.
Dr. Bronner’s Sal Suds Liquid Cleaner: This product is made with plant-based surfactants, and it is ideal for cleaning floors, counters, and other surfaces. It doesn’t contain any synthetic fragrances or dyes.
Method All-Purpose Cleaner: This all-purpose cleaner comes in a variety of scents, and it’s made with naturally derived ingredients. It’s safe to use on all surfaces and it leaves your home smelling fresh and clean.
What are some of your favorite all-natural and eco-friendly cleaning products? Share in the comments below!