5 Sustainable Products To Get Your House Clean

You’re knee-deep into your spring cleaning routine, but are your cleaning products eco-conscious? They aren’t just good for the planet; they can help you create a healthier home. Often made from plant-derived ingredients and free from harsh chemicals, these sustainable options can effectively tackle dirt and grime while reducing the risk of skin irritation and exposure to harmful fumes. Grab your compostable cleaning cloths and get up the grime with these earth-friendly cleaning products. 

PUR Home  

A Black-owned business founded by Angela Richardson and Michelle Richardson, PUR Home produces sulfate-free cleaning products and ditches traditional plastic packaging for recyclable cardboard and newspaper! PUR Home laundry detergent, one of its best-selling green and eco-friendly products, is available in scents like grapefruit and citrus.


From all-purpose cleaners to fragrance boosters, Method offers a wide range of products with biodegradable formulas that are plant-based and aluminum-free, without parabens or phthalates. Stock up on its products, like eucalyptus mint foaming tub + tile cleaner, to keep your clean green. 

Mrs. Meyers  

If you’re seeking cleaning products made without ammonia, chlorine, parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde, artificial colorants, phosphates or petroleum distillates, Mrs. Meyers is the brand for you! Ingredients derived from palm oil are from suppliers that are members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). 

Reel Paper

Derin Oyekan and Livio Bisterzo co-founded Reel Paper, a Black-owned company that offers tree-free paper alternatives. Reel Paper offers sustainable kitchen towels made from 100% bamboo, saving thousands of trees cut down daily to make paper towels.  

Seventh Generation  

Seventh Generation is committed to providing effective, safe, bio-based products for the planet and your family. With a mission to create a healthier, sustainable and equitable world for future generations, Seventh Generation offers botanical all-purpose disinfectants, multi wipes, concentrates and more.  

The Honest Company 

The Honest Company, an O.G. of clean products for babies and families from actress-turned-entrepreneur Jessica Alba, offers hypoallergenic laundry detergent with plant-derived ingredients, and the products are certified by the National Eczema Foundation. 

Updated: April 29, 2024 — 6:01 pm