Finding an eco-friendly all-purpose cleaner that really works can be a tall order. Plus, you want it to smell amazing. We’ve looked everywhere to bring you the top-rated eco-friendly cleaning products that you can use all around your home.
Meyer’s Clean Day All-Purpose Cleaner
The first thing you’ll notice about Mrs. Meyer’s is the great aroma which comes from essential oils (direct from nature) rather than chemical compounds. Not only does this product smell great, but it’s also designed to have aroma therapeutic qualities as well. Available scents include basil, lavender, lemon verbena and honeysuckle.
For about $8, you’ll get a high-quality product that is biodegradable and non-toxic for you, your family and your pets. This product is made completely from plant-derived ingredients, so it’s environmentally friendly. You can clean any surface with Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day All-Purpose Cleaner, including bathroom surfaces, floors, and wooden cabinets.
Third-party testing proves that Mrs. Meyer’s brand performs better than most other all-purpose cleaning products, including “green” and traditional cleaners. The reason these products are so effective is because the company uses plant-based ingredients rather than harsh chemicals. Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day All-Purpose Cleaner contains no bleach, ammonia or phosphates.
Method’s All-Purpose Cleaner
Method’s grab-and-go spray cleaner is effective and it doesn’t need to be diluted or rinsed with water, so it’s very convenient as well. The non-toxic ingredients such as corn and coconut make it both safe and biodegradable.
The Method company believes in making products that they are proud for customers to know the ingredients of. Their commitment is to take care of” every surface, especially earth’s.” They don’t test on animals, either, making them a truly eco-friendly company.
Incredibly affordable at just $4 a bottle, Method’s All-Purpose Cleaner utilizes corn-based salts as abrasives and lets the coco oil draw out dirt and grease from even the smallest crevices. Another bonus? This Method product comes in 8 unique, natural fragrances, including lime + sea salt, lemon mint, ginger yuzu and clementine.
Seventh Generation’s Free & Clear All-Purpose Cleaner
Seventh Generation’s All-Purpose Cleaner is one of the most affordable eco-friendly home cleaners on the market right now at just $3.50 a bottle. And it’s safe because Seventh Generation makes biodegradable products that don’t give off strong fumes.
Seventh Generation wants its customers to know what they are getting, and they feel that the customer always has a right to know what they are buying. The company uses eco-friendly plant-based ingredients that are safe and effective, and they proudly print them right on the package.
This all-purpose cleaner comes in a convenient spray bottle so you can use it anywhere you need it – the bathroom, the kitchen or any other surface including ceramic, chrome, granite, marble and stainless steel. It cuts grease and destroys dirt anywhere you use it.
You can also add up to 4 ounces to a gallon of water and use it to mop your floors. The only surfaces Seventh Generation’s Free & Clear All-Purpose Cleaner aren’t safe for are aluminum, brass and wood.