Organic Cleaning Detergents

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 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 rating here at EWG.org 

Organic Detergents 

 

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.

To be sure that it is really natural, pick a USDA Certified Organic detergent that guarantees it is made with at least 95% organic ingredients, produced in a rigorously eco-friendly way. NO GMOs, pesticides, or toxic ingredients are allowed. A USDA Certified Organic product protects us from conventional toxic brands and at the same time from deceiving greenwashing brands that pretend to be natural, but they are not! Not sure how a USDA Certified Organic Seal looks like? Look here.

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?
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Greenshield Organic Glass Cleaner 
The majority of cleaning products you wi

The majority of cleaning products you will find at conventional grocery stores or online are chemically based and have strong artificial scents and harsh ingredients.🙊 They are mainly chemicals and even their bright colors look so unnatural.🙈 Check your current glass cleaner toxicity rate on ewg.org. You will find there all the popular brands such as Windex, Clorox, CVS, Up & Up, and Glass Plus, all with a very low rating. 
​ ​ ​💖🌎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 USDA certified organic glass cleaner I was able to find. 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. ​
🍃Made by GreenShield Organics with only natural ingredients: Water, Acetic Acid (Organic), Ethyl Alcohol (Organic), Organic Fragrance. That’s it~🍃no harsh chemicals🍃no GMOs🍃hypoallergenic🍃no animal testing🍃fragranced using organic essential oils🍃100% recyclable bottles made with sustainable sugar cane🍃safer for kids and pets and you know what…it cleans perfectly fine without the need for conventional ingredients✨It has also a delicate scent! It is great to turn your home more organic!🌺🌸🌱🌿🌺🌷

Greenshield Organic  All-purpose 
🍃💕Organic Holiday cleaning! The Holida

🍃💕Organic Holiday cleaning! The Holidays are for friends and family coming over to visit us! To keep our house a healthy place, we need to ditch conventional cleaning products and use natural ones! ​
​ ​​🍃💕I only use USDA Certified Organic products, because there is no government regulation of the words: “organic” or “ natural.” ​
​ ​​🍃💕Besides many popular brands such as Clorox, Ajax, Lysol, Mr. Clean, Arm & Hammer, Up&Up, Windex, with products rated F- toxic by ewg.org, there are many "greenwashing" products around. Many greenwashing companies are filling their “natural" products with synthetic petrochemical, oleochemical emollients, thickeners, detergents, fragrances, and preservatives.
Brands such as Method, Safeway, Green Works (a Clorox company), Babyganics, and Mrs.Meyer’s are still classified toxic by ewg.org, with products classified D and F. ​
​ 🍃💕That’s why I choose to buy from companies that are USDA Certified Organic. GreenShield Organic is placed on the podium of winners in the Healthy Cleaning Guide of EWG, their products are rated on the top for safety and transparency. Their Laundry Detergents, Multi-Purpose, Organic Glass Cleaner, Organic Pet Stain & Odor Remover and Organic Baby Collection are USDA Certified Organic, Cruelty-free, Leaping Bunny Certified, Vegan, Gluten-free. ​
​ 🍃💕Also, they are Biodegradable, and their clear plastic bottles are made by incorporating sugar cane resin which reduces the amount of new petroleum-based plastic being used. ​
​ ​🍃💕These are my choices! What are yours? 

Seventh Generation Chlorine-Free Bleach 

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 (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

  • It is also available on Thrive Market 🍃🌿🌱🌾

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Greenerways All-Purpose USDA Certified  Organic Cleaner 

💚Greeenerways_organic was able to create a truly organic line of products for the entire family! 💚All-purpose cleaner, an organic hand cleaner that’s alcohol-free, is made with only 100% organic ingredients, such as organic tea tree oil, organic lemongrass oil, organic orange terpenes oil! They can be used everywhere in your home and when traveling, including on kids’ toys! 💚100% Certified organic, chemical-free, alcohol-free, hypoallergenic, biodegradable, safe for kids and pets, made in the USA. 🌎Their other organic products include USDA certified organic bug repellent, USDA organic lawn, garden insect repellent, and organic wonder balm! 🍃
With a collection like this, who needs conventional products? 😉​
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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

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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.

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!