When it comes to our food, many of us are very picky. We study the list of ingredients and check for any unpronounceable words. We look for buzzwords like “all-natural,” “organic,” and “non-GMO.” We take the time to examine our food before placing it in our cart thoroughly. But when was the last time you took a glance at the list of ingredients on your cleaning supplies?
The lengthy lists of ingredients found in major brand name cleaning supplies can be puzzling. Ingredients such as phthalates, perchloroethylene, triclosan, QUATS, and other complicated words and acronyms are linked to all sorts of scary health issues (learn more here).
Thankfully, more and more companies are emerging to ensure that consumers don’t have to compromise their health and safety for a clean home.
Check out this list of some of the safest and most natural cleaning brands on the market. Plus, we’ve added some of their top-selling, must-have items.
Eat Cleaner is a line of tasteless, odorless, and all-natural food wash and wipes. All products have been lab-tested and proven to effectively remove wax, pesticide residue, and soil from food and produce.
The Honest Company, founded by Jessica Alba, is a wellness brand focused on creating safe and effective products for all families and individuals. On the website, you can find everything from baby products to natural beauty to home. Plus, Honest chooses to be mindful of environmental responsibility, working to eliminate materials of concern from its packaging.
Seventh Generation’s name comes from its mission: to transform the world into a healthy, sustainable, and equitable place for the next seven generations. The company is devoted to producing plant-based cleaning products (that actually work), using packaging from recycled plastic materials.
Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day collection gets its inspiration from flowers and herbs. Mrs. Meyer’s works to create products with fabulous, natural scents that effectively fight tough dirt and grime. All products contain plant-derived ingredients and essential oils.
Truce products are made for safe, simple, and effective cleaning. All cleaning supplies are cruelty-free, made in the USA, hypo-allergenic, family-friendly, biodegradable, and much more. Truce products contain all-natural, commonplace ingredients and no harsh, toxic chemicals. Here is a list of the only ingredients used in Truce products!
CleanWell believes that cleaning shouldn’t compromise your health or safety. These products contain plant-based active ingredients and fragrances and effectively kill 99.9% of household germs. CleanWell remains “people and planet friendly” with products that break down quickly, without harming the ecosystem.