Organic Household Cleaners

Many of us do not realize how toxic our daily household detergents can be!

They contain chemicals, irritants, and pollutants that affect not only sensitive individuals, pregnant women, the elderly, pets, children, and wildlife, but all of us, too! Yet, they are sold in regular grocery stores as harmless products.

Conventional Cleaners 

Conventional detergents contain toxic ingredients and chemicals that are cheap to produce, harsh on us, the planet, and the environment. They are linked with asthma and respiratory damage, skin allergies and irritations, development and reproductive toxicity, posing cancer, and environmental hazards. You can check your current detergent's toxicity  EWG.org ratings

To keep our house a healthy place, we need to ditch conventional cleaning products and use natural ones! ​
❌ ​Besides many popular brands such as CloroxAjaxLysolMr. CleanArm & HammerUp&UpWindex, with products rated F- toxic by ewg.org, there are many "greenwashing" products around.

 

Greenwashing Cleaners

❌ Greenwashing companies are filling their “natural" products with synthetic petrochemical, oleochemical emollients, thickeners, detergents, fragrances, and preservatives.

Brands such as MethodSafewayGreen Works (a Clorox company), Babyganics, and Mrs.Meyer’s are still classified as toxic by ewg.org, with products classified D and F. ​

❌ Many "natural cleaners" contain controversial ingredients mixed in their almost natural formula such as preservatives, dyes, fragrances, surfactants, bleach, alcohol, quats, hydrogen peroxide, or any other harmful chemicals. 

Methylisothiazolinone:  preservative skin sensitizer, linked to allergies, lung, neurological, and organ toxicity. Plus it is very toxic to aquatic life. Found in BetterLife Brand! Check at the bottom of the page the greenwashing brands.

Since there is no government regulation of the words: “organic” or “ natural.” ​We need to buy USDA-certified organic products and when not available we need to carefully read the labels.

That’s why we need to have the right information that allows us to buy a better detergent to protect us, our family, pets, and the environment.  Use your nose and eyes. Read the ingredients list. Avoid fragranced products and colored liquid products.

Organic Cleaners

They are a just few natural and organic floor brands that are safer, not greenwashing, and transparent. The list in their ingredients and meet my strict criteria. 

On this page will find only the most natural and safer floor detergents on the market, kid-friendly, and pet-friendly. They are all listed below.

💕These are my choices! 

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Miessence  Household Cleaning 

🍃BioPure is a highly concentrated, all-natural household and industrial cleaner containing powerful probiotic bacteria, antioxidants, and enzymes that break down grease, grime, and dirt and neutralize odors.
🍃 BioPure means cleaning without chemicals and its living benefits continue to work even after the initial application.

The probiotic properties of BioPure ensure it is eminently safe for humans and the environment, and uniquely effective as a surface-active agent to ionize and digest organic matter for surface cleaning and odor reduction. Can be used safely in septic systems and is fully biodegradable.

🍃 BioPure can be used as a general-purpose household cleaner, for floors, kitchen surfaces, mold and mildew areas, and bathrooms. BioPure is a probiotic cleaning liquid and works differently from anti-bacterial products, which attempt to kill bad bacteria. BioPure utilizes beneficial bacteria to regenerate and repopulate with healthy bacteria so they can dominate harmful, disease-causing (pathogenic) bacteria. This creates a natural, healthy and clean environment. When used consistently, BioPure prevents the re-emergence of pathogenic bacteria.

INGREDIENTS: aqua (purified water), certified organic molasses, naturally occurring probiotic bacteria and symbiotic yeasts, organic mineral powder, sea salt, certified organic oryza sativa (rice) bran extract, certified organic vanilla planifolia (vanilla) fruit extract

Meliora Organic All-Purpose Home Cleaner
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🍃Just add water!This All-Purpose Home Cleaner is your one-stop solution for cleaning the hard surfaces in your home. Floors, walls, countertops - even the greasy fingerprint smudges on the fridge.

This "people-and planet-friendly" cleaner is Vegan, Cruelty-Free, and MADE SAFE Certified. As a Member of 1% for the Planet, 1% of every sale goes towards environmental causes.

🌿Here is how to use their all-purpose home cleaner:

  • Their refillable glass spray bottle comes pre-loaded with one All-Purpose Home Cleaner tablet

  • Remove sprayer and add warm water

  • Close the bottle and shake gently; wait for the tablet to dissolve. Warm water will dissolve the tablet faster than cold water (do not use very hot or boiling water).

  • Spray your All-Purpose Home Cleaner on any hard surface*

  • Wipe until clean and dry for a streak-free finish
    *Always test any stained/finished surface in an inconspicuous spot

  • When empty, add 1 All-Purpose Home Cleaner Refill Tablet to the bottle and repeat the steps above. Every refill tablet eliminates the need for one more single-use plastic bottle. Hooray!

🌿 Here is their difference:

✓MADE-SAFE Certified ✓ Single-Use Plastic-Free ✓ Dye-Free✓ Preservative-Free ✓ Palm-Oil Free ✓ Cruelty-Free ✓ Synthetic Fragrance-Free

 🌱 INGREDIENTS: Vegetable Soap [Potassium Cocoate, Sodium Cocoate, Glycerin, Water, Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

Mama Suds All-Purpose Cleaner Spray 
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🌿There hasn't been a non-toxic household cleaner that has made the colored markers quiver in their box since.... well, never. Grease dissipates at the mere sight of the bottle and germs burst into tears at just the whisper of its name (MamaSuds All-Purpose Cleaner). Bold statements? Absolutely... but just wait until you see this all-natural cleaner in action! 

🍃MamaSuds All-Purpose Cleaner is tough on the crud but safe enough to wash out a potty mouth. Actually, don't do that, it tastes horrendous.

You don't need a special cleaner for every nook and cranny of your home. Sinks, counters, doorknobs, stove-tops, garbage lids, the side of the couch where your mini-me drew a self-portrait.... all you need is this brilliant and effective formula that leaves nothing behind except a faint aroma of pure essential oils.

  • BPA-free and recyclable plastic with a spray top (both made in the USA)

  • Earned gold stars for safety from the Environmental Working Group

  • Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny and Vegan by PETA

  • Free of any synthetic ingredients

INGREDIENTS: water, MamaSuds handcrafted Castile Soap (potassium olivate), aloe vera gel juice with non-GMO citric acid*, pure essential oils of clove bud, organic cinnamon leaf, lemon, eucalyptus radiata, and rosemary.

Molly's Suds Sink Scrub
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🍃Gently scrubs away tough dried food and grease

Helps buff out scratches on kitchen and bathroom surfaces

Trades stinky sink smells for a beautiful, nose-pleasing aroma

Helps gently remove stains from natural stone, ceramic, and porcelain 

Made from naturally-derived ingredients that are safe for your skin, your sink, and the environment

🌿​Sink SCRUB™ comes in three beautiful, aromatic blends. 

  • Beach: a warm, summery fragrance of coconut and salty breeze scents.

  • Lavender: a serene, floral scent of lavender fields in the French countryside.

  • Citrus: a cheering clean of sweet lemon and herbal aroma.

INGREDIENTS: Lavender & Beach:Aluminum-Free Sodium Bicarbonate, *Natural Fragrance. Citrus: Aluminum-Free Sodium Bicarbonate, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil

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Meliora Gentle Home Cleaning Scrub

🍃This Gentle Home Cleaning Scrub is a great way to add a little kick to your people- and planet-friendly home cleaning. This mixture of baking soda and our All-Purpose Home Cleaner Soap works great on the tub, tiles, and stovetops around your home.

100% biodegradable and septic-safe. 

Safe for Use on:

  • Stainless Steel

  • Ceramic/Porcelain Tile

  • Stovetop

🌿 Here is their difference:

✓MADE-SAFE Certified 

100% Plastic-Free

✓ Dye-Free

✓ Preservative-Free

✓ Palm-Oil Free

✓ Cruelty-Free

✓ Synthetic Fragrance-Free

INGREDIENTS: [UNSCENTED]: Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda), Vegetable Soap [Sodium Cocoate, Glycerin, Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Water]

Mama Suds All-Purpose Cleaner 
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🌿Eight REFILLS packed into one BOTTLE! Save the money and the plastic!

🍃There hasn't been a non-toxic household cleaner that has made the colored markers quiver in their box since.... well, never. Grease dissipates at the mere sight of the bottle and germs burst into tears at just the whisper of its name (MamaSuds All-Purpose Cleaner). Bold statements? Absolutely... but just wait until you see this all-natural cleaner in action! 

🍃MamaSuds All-Purpose Cleaner is tough on the crud but safe enough to wash out a potty mouth. Actually, don't do that, it tastes horrendous.

🍃You don't need a special cleaner for every nook and cranny of your home. Sinks, counters, doorknobs, stove-tops, garbage lids, the side of the couch where your mini-me drew a self-portrait.... all you need is this brilliant and effective formula that leaves nothing behind except faint aroma of pure essential oils.

INGREDIENTS: water, MamaSuds handcrafted Castile Soap (potassium olivate), aloe vera gel juice with non-GMO citric acid*, pure essential oils of clove bud, organic cinnamon leaf, lemon, eucalyptus radiata, and rosemary.

organic non toxic rust remover
Fit Organic Remover Rust Lime Calcium

The majority of crust removers are chemically based and have strong artificial scents and harsh ingredients.🙊 They are mainly chemicals and even their bright colors look so unnatural.🙈

Check the ingredients!  

​ ​ ​💖🌎As an environmentalist, for me, it is important that the cleaning products I use are made respecting nature, animals, and are made with eco-friendly ingredients.

🌿This is the only  natural  rust remover on th emarket and it is also USDA certified organic .

USDA Certified Organic means that it needs to be at least 95% organic and it has to pass strict environmental rules. Only USDA certified organic products can display this logo. ​

  • Rust Remover

  • Lime Calcium

🍃INGREDIENTS: Water, Organic Citric Acid, Organic Berry Saponins, Organic Glycerin, Organic Ethyl Alcohol, Organic Eucalyptus Oil.

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CleanWell Botanical Disinfectant Bathroom Cleaner 

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

🌿 CleanWell Botanical Disinfectant All Purpose and Bathroom Cleaners kill over 99.9% of germs, kills cold and flu viruses. No rinsing required, even on food contact surfaces.

EPA registered - Ingredients: Thymol
KILLS specified bacteria, viruses, mildews, or fungi on hard, nonporous surfaces

🌱Wet the surface and just wipe clean.

TO DISINFECT:  Wet the surface and leave for 10 minutes, allowing to air dry. No rinsing required!

CleanWell Botanical Disinfecting Wipes and Sprays are on the EPA’s List N “Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2”. All products included on List N meet the EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2 virus, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19

EPA Registration Number: # 84683-3

It is also available for less on Thrive Market

INGREDIENTS: Thymol, Water, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (bluestone), CleanWell® Essential Oil Fragrance Blend.

Dr. Bronner’s Cherry Blossom Soap is her
Dr. Bronner Organic Soap

Dr. Bronner’s Cherry Blossom Soap is here! 😍I replaced my hand cleaner, body soap, dish detergent, kitchen detergent, bathroom cleaner, floor cleaner, shower cleaner, beauty cleaner for make-up brushes and sponges, hand washing laundry, and as soap while traveling, all with this one organic pure-bastille liquid soap in Cherry Blossom. Dr Bronner's 🍒 It’s all that you need. It will save you money and space. ​
​​💖To wash your hair brushes, you just need a few drops of Dr. Bronner soap and a toothbrush and some water and they are like new!✨
🌸Their new version smells so good and there is also an unscented baby version. Since it is super concentrated, you need very little. ​
​🌿Pure -Castile Liquid Soap is biodegradable made with organic and certified fair trade ingredients such as organic coconut oil, organic olive oil, organic hemp oil, organic jojoba oil. 100% post-consumer recycled bottle. Non-GMO verified, cruelty-free and Vegan. 🍒Are ready to smell like a cherry?
​​updates: I recommend some versions of dr. Bronner's detergents. Only the ones where fragrance ingredients are listed. 

organic baking soda

Baking Soda NON GMOs Verified 

In this period we keep our house cleaner and wash our laundry more often.🌱🌾

  • I pay extra attention to produce as well. I started to rinse my veggie and fruits that are eaten raw with baking soda.

  • I prefer baking soda instead of vinegar since baking soda is more alkaline and vinegar is acid in the stomach.

  • I rinse apple, then I immerse it in a container with 3 glasses of water and 1 teaspoon of baking soda.

  • After 10 minutes I rinse the apple with filtered water. Then It is ready. This practice is to remove also pesticides.  🍃🌿

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Seventh Generation Chlorine-Free Bleach 

🌿In this period we keep our house cleaner, disinfected 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 (amount of time a surface must stay wet to kill germs).

Finally, it is irritating to skin, eyes and breathing it in all day long isn’t great for your lungs. 

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

🍃I keep it in a spray bottle and spray on many surfaces including 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🍃

INGREDIENTS: Water And Hydrogen Peroxide

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If You Care Natural Household Gloves

🌸 These are the most eco-friendly Household gloves on the market.

🌸 They are reusable, made with soft natural latex rubber and delicate cotton lining.

Great if you have eczema, that could be provoked by toxic gloves 

These natural gloves are:

  • (FSC) natural rubber, latex

  • 100% natural cotton lining

  • 100% renewable resources

  • Fsc certified ethically sourced latex

  • Packaging-fsc-certified

  • recycled board processed chlorine-free 

  • Biodegradable non-toxic inks and glue box

  • Fair Trade

By using them we are reducing the many gloves that end up to landfills to stay!

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365 Everyday Value, Organic White Vinegar
  • I use it to clean my refregerator and bathroom

  • Brought to you by Whole Foods Market.  The packaging for this product has a fresh new look. During this transition, you may get the original packaging or the new packaging in your order, but the product and quality is staying exactly the same. Enjoy!

  • Our organic vinegar is a pantry superstar. It's not only useful in the kitchen but for every room in the house, even the laundry room.

  • Distilled vinegar is a naturally fat and sodium free food.

  • Clean, deodorize, preserve, freshen.

  • Certified Organic, Certified Kosher, Vegan.

❌Not recommended brand: