Safer Bleach Alternatives

In this period we keep our house cleaner, disinfected and we wash our laundry more often. 

❌"Conventional Chlorine Bleach" is a disinfectant that’s been around for almost a hundred years, but that aside there are lots of problems with using bleach. First, it’s not an effective cleaner, so you’ll need to use something else to perform that task. It also comes with very slow contact times (the amount of time a surface must stay wet to kill germs). Finally, it is irritating to the skin, eyes and breathing it in all day long isn’t great for your lungs. 

❌ BLEACH AND QUAT-BASED DISINFECTANTS Sodium hypochlorite – found in chlorine bleach – and quaternary ammonium compounds, also called quats are linked to respiratory harm and other serious health effects.

DO NOT MIX any laundry products with Chlorine, Ammonia, or any other toxic chemicals.

✅ Hydrogen peroxide is a great disinfectant and a great alternative to traditional bleach or alcohol.

I keep it in a spray bottle and spray it on many surfaces including the kitchen counter, handles, doorknobs, bathroom, and cell phones. ​

  • No “bleachy” smell, the color-safe formula can be added to every laundry load as a chlorine bleach alternative

  • Eco-friendly - biodegradable- septic safe. 0% dyes, fragrances, chlorine bleach, phosphates, or artificial brighteners

  • Made for both standard and HE (high efficiency) washing machines

  • Amazon-Whole Foods has it in stock most of the time so be sure to check it often. 

  • It is also available on Thrive Market


Here you will find my favorite: Eco-friendly, non-toxic, biodegradable bleach alternatives.

I listed all the approved non-toxic bleach-free alternatives brands that are Ocean-friendly.


Oxygen Whitener - Natural Bleach Alternative made without:

Harmful Fragrances, Dyes, Cancer-Causing Contaminants like Formaldehyde & 1,4-Dioxane, Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Optical Brighteners, Synthetic Nonylphenol Ethoxylates, Petrochemicals, Phosphates, Chlorine, Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES), Phthalates, Parabens, Methylisothiazolinone, Cocamide DEA

Meliora Organic Bleach Alternative 
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Do you use conventional bleach such as Clorox, OxiClean, Ajax, CVS bleach, Total Home Bleach?
⚠️They all contain the highly toxic and polluting ingredients: SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE and derivative of CHLORINE!!
According to
👉Responsible for:
Concerns from [CHLORINE]: respiratory effects, general systemic/organ effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage, damage to vision⚠️
👉Concerns from [CHLOROFORM]: developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, cancer, general systemic/organ effects, nervous system effects, digestive system effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage, damage to vision⚠️
👉Concerns from [CARBON TETRACHLORIDE]: general systemic/organ effects, cancer⚠️
👉Concerns from [1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE]: kidney and urinary effects, general systemic/organ effects, cancer⚠️
👉Acute aquatic toxicity🐠⚠️
And some even contain fragrance to cover up the toxic mix!🤢
Who wants that in your house?? I am also asking business owners to switch to a safer alternative because they are out there!!👏
There is no need to still feed these unsustainable and irresponsible brands!😤 ✨During this spring cleaning season, choose safer and more eco-friendly bleach products!
💚This is currently my favorite natural bleach alternative:
🌿Color-safe laundry boosting oxygen brightener made only with two ingredients: MADE-SAFE Certified!
✅ Chlorine-Free ✅ Dye-Free ✅ Preservative-Free ✅ Palm-Oil Free ✅ Cruelty-Free ✅ Fragrance-Free But is also PLASTIC-FREE!!🎉
👉I support them and I recommend their products!
INGREDIENTS: •Sodium Carbonate Peroxide (Sodium Percarbonate),
•Sodium Carbonate (Washing Soda)

Meliora Oxygen Brighter Bleach Alternative 

🍃 Give your laundry a boost with this person- and planet-friendly bleach alternative Oxygen Brightener. This color-safe laundry boosting oxygen brightener works great as an addition to your laundry routine, or anywhere in your home you need a little extra kick.

Try it on your favorite coffee and tea mugs to cut through any buildup!

🍃 Made only with safer 2 ingredients

 ✓ Plastic-Free

✓ Chlorine-Free

✓ Dye-Free

✓ Preservative-Free

✓ Palm-Oil Free

✓ Cruelty-Free

✓ Fragrance-Free

INGREDIENTS: Sodium Carbonate Peroxide (Sodium Percarbonate), Sodium Carbonate (Washing Soda)

Molly Sud's Natural Oxygen Whitener
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🍃Made with earth and plant-derived ingredients that can naturally return to the earth. It doesn’t contain chlorine, optical brighteners, ammonia, or other common ‘bleaching’ ingredients.

🌿Safe and natural bleach alternative 

  • Made with only 4 earth and plant-derived ingredients

  • Whitens dingy or greying lights and brightens fading colors

  • Use 1-3 scoop per load

  • Safe for everyone in your family and ideal for those with skin sensitivities 

  • Safe for standard, commercial, and HE Machines

🌱Multifunctional: whiten and brighten in the laundry room, carpet cleaner for extra brightening power, whiten your toilet bowl, whiten your porcelain sinks and tubs.

Laundry Booster: Add this Oxygen Whitener to your normal wash to give some extra boosting and brightening power. This is especially helpful for those with hard water, as all the minerals in the water tend to block the cleaning power of detergents and laundry powders.

INGREDIENTS: Sodium percarbonate,  sodium carbonate, citric acid, pure lemon essential oil* The lemon essential oils in this Oxygen Whitener is added to react with the citric acid and not to scent the product. 

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Mama Suds Oxygen Powder

🌿 This laundry brand makes only natural alternatives to the toxic and irresponsible laundry world.

🧺Looking for a safe bleach alternative that actually works? Of course, you are! And you've officially found it. 

One of the safest, most effective oxygen powders on the market that will finally replace harsh, traditional bleach. 

🍃Made with just two ingredients, a great bleach alternative that actually helps remove those tough stains AND keep your whites looking white.

👗This powder duo packs a punch in other areas of your home, too. We put it to the test as a scouring powder and it's absolutely awesome. Stovetop? Check! Oven? Absolutely! Bathtub? Yup! Grout, countertop stains, lawn furniture? Yes, yes, and yes!

🍃How to use as a Laundry Booster= 1TB per load of laundry for HE machines, 2 TB per load of laundry for standard washing machines.

For best results: dissolve powder in a cup of hot water and pour directly on laundry.

INGREDIENTS: sodium percarbonate, sodium carbonate

toxic free bleach alternative grab green
Grab Green  Bleach Alternative Pods

🍃 I have been using this product for years and it is great that its performance is like conventional chlorine without any chemicals and pollutants involved.

🌿 GrabGreen’s alternative is just as good at removing stains and keeping clothes bright without the use of harsh chemicals. Throw these pre-measured pods in with any load—colors too!—with no worry of discoloration. Can also be used as a carpet stain remover and to release odors from workout clothes. Fragrance-free.

🌱 Made only with Sodium carbonate peroxide, sodium carbonate, and polyvinyl alcohol.

I recommend it to anybody that wants to avoid toxic effects from conventional bleach and who wants to preserve the environment. INGREDIENTS: Sodium carbonate peroxide, sodium carbonate, and polyvinyl alcohol.