Facebook   Twitter   Instagram
Current Issue   Archive   Donate and Support    
Green Cleaning Products to Keep Your Home Tidy And Family Healthy

Green Cleaning Products to Keep Your Home Tidy And Family Healthy


These green cleaning products will reduce your environmental impact while keeping your home sparkling clean and chemical free.

The worst part about cleaning your home isn’t the elbow grease, or the time it takes away from your weekend, but the harmful chemicals and pollutants that can potentially emit from everyday brands. Reduce their negative impact by switching to these green products.Even if you can’t change the world in a week, you can transform your own living space into a more ecologically friendly household.

Let’s keep it green and local, just the way we like it around here. These are some home and yard products to keep your space healthy and thriving while also minimizing the harmful impact on the environment, ourselves, and our pets. You can feel even better when the cleaning is done by resting at ease knowing you aren’t also introducing harmful ingredients, adding to landfills or hurting the environment. By using products with more natural ingredients as opposed to manufactured ones, we help reduce our strain on the Earth’s delicate ecosystem.

From yard care, to outdoor grilling to cleaning up everyday surfaces and spills, we have you covered. Going green in your home and yard care may seem like an insignificant contribution, but in the long run, it is the small steps taken by individuals that lead to large-scale change.

Grill Surface Cleaner from Green Earth Technologies – $19.99

What’s better than grilling outside, enjoying the beautiful scenery, and having family and friends over for a home-cooked meal? Ensuring you aren’t using harmful chemicals while cleaning the BBQ! With 100% biodegradable ingredients and packaging, Green Earth Technologies offers a green surface cleaner so you can wipe up the mess guilt-free. We want to keep enjoying all that Colorado’s natural beauty has to offer, make sure you stay green even when cleaning up.

Microfiber Cloth from Grove Collaborative– Set of 3 for $9.99

One of the most damaging effects of cleaning products is not just the chemicals they contain, but the waste they produce. Disposable wipes may seem convenient and save some time, however, they end up filling landfills and clogging drains not meant to accommodate them. Even so-called flushable wipes often do not break down. They instead simply sit in place taking up space. Eliminate this source of trash by employing a reusable microfiber cloth from Grove Collaborative instead of a “disposable” option.

Glass and Window Cleaning Concentrate from Cleans Green – $4.45

No one likes those nasty streaks on glass, the fingerprints visible, and the smudges that kids, and even us careless adults, can leave behind. Use this hospital grade concentrated, environmentally friendly mix to clean your windows and other glass surfaces like outdoor patio tables. Simply dilute with water as instructed and mix. Use a reusable towel as well to have a zero-waste, green cleaning experience on all the glass surfaces around your home and garden.


Counter + Granite Cleaning Set from Supernatural – $25

Have you ever eaten a bite of food that fell off the plate onto the counter? Maybe that perfect morsel just slipped off and you couldn’t stand to waste a bite. If you’re not using a green cleaning solution, you may be biting off more than you bargained for. Not only do we love the name of the company, Supernatural, but we love their green focused aesthetic as well. Try out their natural botanical granite and counter cleaner to keep your indoor and outdoor surfaces free from harmful materials so you can still follow the “five second rule”.

Clean Suit from Blueland – $80

Are all these different cleaning solutions, towels, materials and bottles overwhelming and confusing to figure out which ones are best? Let Blueland cleaning get you started on actual cleaning and scrubbing instead of wondering and researching right away! Their plant-based clean suite comes with all the products you need to get started right now. That mess just cannot wait. Handsoap, detergent, towels, and cleaning solutions are all included.

Laundry Detergent Sheets from Boulder Clean – $15.99

For some, doing laundry is relaxing and meditative, for other’s it’s the worst part of the weekend. No matter what you feel about this chore, make sure to get it done right by using plastic free laundry sheets from Boulder Clean. Plastic can take forever to degrade, lingering in the environment for a very long time causing damaging effects.These detergent sheets come in several different scents but they will all get the job done without releasing any plastics into our environment..

Electric Disinfectant Spray Bottle from Force of Nature Clean- $63

Force of Nature Clean is “the only natural cleaner, EPA registered disinfectant, and deodorizer on the market.” This unique spray bottle uses electricity to combine tap water with the cleaning powers of salt and vinegar to provide a high-tech, simple ingredient cleaning product. The Extra Value bundle provides the cleaning appliance plus 25 capsules, and there are many more combinations and offers available on their website.

Floor Cleaner Starter Kit from Jaws Hardwood – $7.49

Is there anything better than a clean hardwood floor? The natural look and feel of wood can add depth and richness to your home’s interior. Keep your hardwood floors looking in top shape by using Jaws Hardwood Floor Cleaner. The starter kit comes with a bottle and two refill pods to help you get going, and with a neutral pH, it can be used on many surfaces, not just hardwood floors.


Austin Clinkenbeard
Austin Clinkenbeard has been traveling the world with his wife for the past several years exploring food, history and culture along the way. He is a passionate advocate for stronger social science education and informed global travel. Austin holds degrees in Anthropology and Political Science from San Diego State. When he’s home there’s a good chance you can catch him cooking allergy friendly food. You can follow along Austin’s travel adventures and food allergy journey at www.NowWeExplore.com.

Leave a Reply