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5 Best Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products For The Busy Conscious Consumer

While it is a great sign that more people are becoming more conscious of their environmental impact and are choosing to switch to more eco-friendly cleaning products, we wondered if these products live up to the standards. We did the work for you, looking through reviews and testing out the products for ourselves.

Here are our top picks that are not only affordable and effective but also adhere to environmental guidelines for the conscious consumer.

Best eco-friendly cleaning products

1. Method’s All-Purpose Cleaner, $7.90 (828ml)

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The Method All-Purpose Naturally Derived Surface Cleaner is a non-toxic, family-friendly product that is suitable for all ages. Their products are created with the intention to be environmentally safe and they have also incorporated natural ingredients in their products. It is safe for humans, pets, and the environment. After use, no toxic residue is left to pollute your home or local waterways as you rinse your household ware.

They are transparent in terms of the ingredients that they use, even to the extent of explaining to the consumer what each ingredient does and any potential effects.

The best part about this product is that it’s a multi-purpose, all-in-one product. It has good cleaning power with a gentle, biodegradable formula. However, it does have a strong fragrance, so those who are sensitive to smells might want to take note of that.

Available on Shopee and Lazada.

2. Bio Home Laundry Detergent, $11.90 (1.5l)

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Homegrown in Singapore and founded by Lam Soon, Bio Home has a range of eco-friendly home cleaning solutions made from biodegradable and renewable plant-based active ingredients. When it comes to sustainability, they look beyond the ingredients as well. That’s right – packaging too!

The packaging is not just made of fully recyclable materials. The brand logo and shape of the bottle are also specially designed in line with their eco-friendly message. With their non-toxic concentrates, Bio-home laundry detergent takes it a step further to deliver effective washing results and restore the skin’s natural moisture barrier.

Available on Lazada and NTUC Fairprice.

3. IDOCARE Eucalyptus Garden Concentrated Floor Cleaner, $11.90 (5l)

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The IDOCARE Concentrated Floor Cleaner is made to keep your floors spotless. Neither toxic nor sticky, this quick-drying floor cleaner gives a good wash, leaving surfaces fresh.

IDOCARE is committed to producing a line of environmentally-conscious products that allow people to live a greener and healthier lifestyle. Additionally, their website focuses on educating the consumer about the different types of ingredients found in cleaning products.

The best things about IDOCARE cleaners:

  • Safe to be used around babies
  • Non-toxic to the skin and environmentally-safe
  • Bio-degradable
  • Not tested on animals
  • Suitable for all floor surfaces

Available on Lazada and Idocare’s website

4. Ecover Zero Washing Up Liquid, $6.50 (450ml)

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Washing dishes can be therapeutic for some, but a nightmare for others. Many dishwashing liquids tend to strip the skin and we end up with dehydrated, wrinkled hands. For those suffering from sensitive skin, this can be a painful situation.

Thankfully, the Ecover Zero Washing-Up Liquid is an allergy-approved dishwashing liquid that protects your hands when doing the dishes. Despite being sensitive to skin, it is still strong on the grease and keeps all your plates sparkling clean.

Here are some notable factors that make Ecover Zero Washing-up Liquid one of the best eco-friendly cleaning products:

  • 0% fragrance & 0% colouring
  • Uses renewable plant-based, biodegradable ingredients that erase dirt and stains
  • Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin
  • Allergy approved by Allergy UK
  • Not tested on animals

Available on Shopee, Lazada and NTUC Fairprice.

5. Ecoegg Laundry Egg, $17.70 (210 washes)

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The Ecoegg Laundry Egg is a unique and innovative laundry washing system that cleans clothes using two types of natural mineral pellets encased in a recyclable egg. The mineral pellets work together in the water to effectively draw dirt from your clothing fibres and soften your clothes by changing the pH, leaving your laundry clean and fresh without using harmful chemical-laden detergents.

Because the Ecoegg does not contain petrochemicals, enzymes, bleaches, phosphates, parabens, SLS/SLES, palm oil or microplastics, it is safe for those with sensitive skin.

The lack of chemicals also means that your clothes aren’t going to fade from repeated washes which make for a pocket and environmentally friendly purchase.

How Ecoegg’s Laundry egg stands out from normal laundry detergents:

  • Replaces laundry detergent and fabric conditioner
  • Contains no harmful chemicals, just natural minerals
  • Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin
  • Help reduce single-use plastic
  • Wallet-friendly – ~$0.25/wash
  • Vegan and cruelty-free

Available on Lazada and Amazon.

Best eco-friendly cleaning products

We know how tiring it can be to do research and weigh the pros and cons of switching to eco-friendly alternatives. Hopefully, this list will help you in your journey towards living a more conscious lifestyle that is both safe and environmentally friendly for you and your family.

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