We're all about making your own green cleaning products (see our post), but if you don't feel like being all do-it-yourself, buy these winners. They get top reviews around the web.
Laundry Detergent: Mrs. Meyers Laundry Detergent
Living Well in Buffalo
If you're looking for new homes in Buffalo, you should really visit the Broadway Market, located in the historic Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood. The 123-year-old store prides itself on its wide selection of local vendors (buy local!) and features produce, meats, seafood, sweets, and much more.
Not only do their products smell incredible (aromatherapy is their thing), Mrs. Meyers
products are free of ammonia, chlorine, parabens, and phosphates. Their laundry detergent is HE compatible, cleans well, but is gentle on clothes. Featuring essential oils like basil, lavender, and verbena, their detergent is like a walk through a garden.
Floor Cleaner: Dave by Eco-Me
The folks at Eco-Me founded their company on the belief that the toxins in everyday products are detrimental to our health and well-being. Their cleaners incorporate ingredients you can find in your kitchen—things like olive oil, vinegar, and baking soda. Use their floor cleaner on tile, stone, sealed wood, vinyl, linoleum, and sealed concrete.
Dishwashing Tablets: Ecover Automatic Dishwasher Tablets
As one of the first eco-cleaning companies to come on the scene, Ecover prides itself on innovation—and the improvement of water quality in the world. Their most excellent Automatic Dishwasher Tablets have no chlorine, artificial fragrance, and are safe for septic tanks.
Cleaning Wipes: Green Works Compostable Cleaning Wipes
Do regular cleaning wipes seem wasteful to you? Well, they are. If you know how to compost, these are an excellent choice, because they're made with natural ingredients like citric acid and wood fibers. This product line even gets the thumbs up from the Sierra Club.
Spot Cleaner: Vaska Spot Off Advanced Botanicals Spot Remover
Spilled coffee on your new sofa? Don't panic. This 100% biodegradable spot cleaner gets strong reviews for getting out red wine, grease, dirt, and more.
Glass Cleaner: Method Glass & Surface Cleaner
Reviewers around the web give an enthusiastic thumbs up to Method Glass & Surface Cleaner. It has an amazing mint scent, cleans well, and what's more, the company makes a corporate commitment to sustainability.
Ryan Homes Tip: We really like The Daily Green, Good Housekeeping's consumer guide to everything green. It's one of our favorite go-to resources.