So you’re ready to make the switch to eco-friendly products, but you aren’t sure where to start? Make a smooth transition with a starter kit including all-purpose, tub and tile, shower cleaners, and much more.
Choose from three customized kits that include everything you need to become a lean, green cleaning machine.
Living Home Starter Kit
Available at Seventh Generation
The label of this hypoallergenic, biodegradable cleaner boasts, "It cleans everything from false teeth to diesel engines."
It's tough enough to remove grease but still safe enough to use on your skin. Could you ask for anything more?
$10.89 (17-ounce bottle)
Available at Drugstore.com
You've got to try this new eco-friendly silver polish as an alternative to your traditional option. Besides being environmentally friendly, it's also an easy-to-use spray that's perfect for cleaning display items with hard-to-reach crevices.
Silversmiths' Pump Spray Polish
Available at Hagerty
Get rid of stubborn pet stains while enjoying the fresh scent of chamomile and sage. Try this cleaner on wool, nylon, and even stain-resistant carpets.
Odor-Removing Carpet Cleaner
$7.99 (22-ounce bottle)
Available at Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day
The self-proclaimed "people against dirty" leave no stone unturned when it comes to nontoxic cleaning products. From traditional laundry detergents and dish soap to more specialized products such as stainless steel cleaning cloths and air-enhancing aroma sticks, Method has an eco-friendly answer to every room’s need.
Detox Your Home Kit
Available at Method
Finally, we've got environmentally safe dishwasher tablets. They combine effective degreasing with quick, complete biodegradability, plus packaging made of 95% recycled cardboard.
Ecover Dishwasher Tablets
Available at Whole Foods Market
This natural dog shampoo is so soothing, your furry friend will actually look forward to bath time. And it's unscented and enriched with natural ingredients, so no more dragging Fido to the tub.
Natural Dog Shampoo
$12.96 (16-ounce bottle)
Available at Solay Wellness
Traditional, tried-and-true cleaning brands are taking note of the demand for effective, safe products. Clorox's Green Works products are made from 99% natural materials, are biodegradable, and are packaged in containers made from recycled materials.
Try the all-purpose cleaner on stainless steel, honed granite, chrome, and more.
Clorox Green Works Natural All-Purpose Cleaner
$5.99 (32-ounce bottle)
Available at Drugstore.com
By using cold water (instead of hot or warm) when doing laundry, you can save energy and money. This concentrated formula is chlorine- and phosphate-free, plus you can use it on both whites and colors.
Cold-Water Formula Laundry Liquid Energy Saver
Available at Biokleen