One of the great things about 2021 is that people are giving more thought as to what they put in their bodies – and that doesn’t just go for what’s in a product, but also where it came from.
Experts estimated that the global market for organic food was worth $165 billion dollars in 2018. This was projected to nearly double to $300 billion by 2024.
But savvy consumers know that healthy food is just the tip of the iceberg. Home cleaning products – anything from window cleaner to laundry detergent – can contain harmful chemicals, and be as tough on the environment as they are on dirt.
With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the best non-toxic cleaning products of 2021. We’ve taken into account not just what a household helper will do to you, but what it will do to the earth, as well.
Even though supermarket shelves are overflowing with cheap, chemical-laden cleansers, you might be surprised to find out that they also hold many health and environmentally conscious options. Many others are available at markets like Whole Foods or can be ordered on Amazon.
And so, without further ado, here’s our list of the best organic cleaning products 2021 has to offer.
Best Organic All-Purpose Cleaners
These all-purpose cleaners can handle any mess your kitchen throws at you. They’re good on countertops, floors, cupboards, stovetops – and because they’re plant based, they’re safe around kids and pets, too.
Created by doctors, Puracy Natural Surface Cleaner was rated the best all-purpose cleaner by the New York Times. It works on all kinds of surfaces – tile, metal, wood, plastic – without streaking, and it’s even safe to wipe down your electronics with. It’s also cruelty-free, vegan, and biodegradable.
Another top pick is Better Life All-Purpose Cleaner, which is made from natural ingredients like soap bark, corn, and coconut. It’s biodegradable, alcohol-free, and contains no synthetic dyes, fragrances, or cleaning agents. And, it can be used pretty much anywhere – the bathroom, kitchen, on walls, floors, toys, furniture, you name it.
Method All-Purpose Lavender Cleaner imparts the fresh natural scents of French lavender, bergamot, purple sage, and chamomile. It’s also natural, plant-based, and non-toxic, and even had its ingredients assessed by a research firm to make sure they were all non-toxic and environmentally friendly.
Best Non-Toxic Oven Cleaners
What gets that tough to beat grease and grime off of the inside of your oven, bake pans, and cooking grates without hurting you or the environment? Why, these all-natural oven cleaners, of course.
Recommended for kitchen hoods, stovetops, ovens, microwaves, and more, Grab Green Power Degreaser is formulated to cut through the toughest grime in no time – but it also has a kind side. It’s certified cruelty-free, is made of plant-based ingredients, and is totally biodegradable.
Yonder Non-Toxic & Fume Free Oven & Grill Cleaner Gel is designed to tackle the grease and stains that have been burnt on seemingly for good. It’s non-caustic and odor-free, using a non-abrasive pumice to get that deep clean. It’s also vegan, cruelty-free, and safe for septic tanks and aquatic life.
Best Organic Glass Cleaners
Ecos is a trusted brand for organic cleaning products, and its Window Cleaner with vinegar is no exception to the quality found in the rest of its line. It’s dust resistant, doesn’t leave streaks, and won’t harm plastics or window films. It can also be used on myriad other surfaces such as chrome, stainless steel, vinyl, and linoleum, and is safe with septic and greywater systems. But it’s also plant-based, non-toxic, cruelty-free, biodegradable, and even comes in recyclable containers.
Aunt Fanny’s Glass and Window Vinegar Wash is another winner, with the ability to lift greasy smudges, fingerprints, rain spots, and dirt without resorting to the use of harsh chemicals. It’s made with essential oils and food-based ingredients, and boasts a lovely lavender aroma.
Best Organic Laundry Detergent
Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent is 96% plant based, and 100% stain-fighting power. It’s free of all synthetic dyes, fragrances, and brighteners, and is certified as bio-based and cruelty-free.
Everybody loves Mrs. Meyers products for their clean feel and natural, original fragrances. Of course, the Clean Day Liquid Laundry Detergent doesn’t disappoint. The biodegradable, plant-based cleaner relies on natural stain-fighting enzymes to do the dirty work with aplomb. It’s usable in both high-efficiency and conventional washing machines, uses a carefully curated selection of ingredients, and is cruelty-free. But best of all, it comes in five refreshing scents, including geranium and honeysuckle.
Best Non-Toxic Organic Cleaning Wipes
For added convenience, just grab a ready-to-go cleaning wipe and attack messes without having to hunt down a spray bottle and roll of paper towels.
Good Life All Natural Surface Cleaning Wipes are some of the best in the bunch. These small-batch wipes aren’t mass produced, offering the highest quality made from sustainable, non-toxic ingredients. There are no added fragrances – just the subtle, all-natural scent of citrus. Good Life is also a member of the “One Percent for the Planet” organization, which means they donate 1% of all gross sales to environmental nonprofits every year.
These Caboo All-Purpose Bamboo Cleaning Wipes are super sustainable – unlike products based on trees, which can take up to 30 years to grow, these are made from viscose derived from sustainably-grown bamboo, which can grow back in as little as 3 to 4 months. They’re hypoallergenic, alcohol-free, and can easily tackle messes on a variety of surfaces while still being soft on hands.
Biodegradable and compostable, Aunt Fanny’s Vinegar Wipes are food safe and can be used on countertops and high chair trays, since they’re made with essential oils and food-based ingredients. They come with a fresh, natural eucalyptus scent, and of course are cruelty-free.
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