Like it or not, part of moving in together is sharing household responsibilities and unfortunately, cleaning is one of them.
But if you’re not a fan of harsh or toxic chemicals, don’t fret. There are plenty of green, eco-friendly products and gadgets that can help keep your home sparking, and healthy too.
Here are some of our favorite eco-friendly home cleaning products.
Bathrooms can get pretty gross if not tended to appropriately, and it’s no secret that they’re where you’re more likely to use harsh chemicals. One of the least pleasant things to see is a ring around the toilet bowl—but thanks to Pumie, you can eliminate it with ease. Made of 100% natural pumice, it will get rid of rust and lime that cause rings, and it’s safe around children and pets. It won’t harm your porcelain throne, and is reusable.
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $9.13
Bissel Power Fresh Slim Steam Mop
Perhaps no cleanser is more natural, or powerful, and good ole steam. With the ability to both clean and sanitize your floors, this mop swivels for easy maneuvering and comes with tools and accessories to get to even the hardest-to-reach areas. The included fabric steamer tool, grout tool and flat surface tool expand the cleaning possibilities, and the wall mount allows you to tuck it away when it’s not in use.
SHOP NOW: QVC, $149.99
Sort of Coal Kuro Cube
What’s a clean house without clean air? Just like activated charcoal is good for your skin, it’s great for the air, too. This little black cube will refresh and purify the air, and reduce odors at the same time thanks to the organically produced white charcoal powder. At only 6x6x6 cm, you can place these anywhere you want to breathe a bit easier and fresher—from your drawers to your car!
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $25
NatureZway Bamboo Perforated Towels
Perhaps nothing is more wasteful than paper towels, but NatureZway Bamboo Perforated Towels can be hand rinsed up to 100 times, which reduces paper waste like never before. Strong enough to operate more like a cloth, they can be used to clean the house, soak up spills, and. Tackle grease and grime over and over again. The best part? Because they’re made from renewable resources, when it’s time to dispose of them, there’s no guilt involved.
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $9.93
E-Cloth Home Cleaning Set
Intrigued by the name alone? Yeah, us too. This 8 cloth set makes chemical free cleaning easy and effective, removing 99% of bacteria with water alone. Durable and reusable, these cloths can be machine washed 300+ times and work by attracting moisture and oil, trapping dirt, grease and grime. With cloth specifically for the kitchen, bathroom, windows, stainless steel, range and stovetop, glass and polishing and general dusting—this kit is a one stop shop for all things clean.
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $39.99
JAWS Cleaning System
An acronym for Just Add Water, this non-toxic and eco-friendly system boasts claims that it can reduce plastic in landfills, conserve resources AND save you money. Based on the concept that most cleaners are comprised of mostly water, this system operates on concentrated refill pods allowing you to use the same bottles over again. The kit comes with four cleaning solutions, one for kitchen, glass, hardwood and the shower.
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $19.99