Looking for an eco friendly laundry detergent? There are lots of great brands to choose from, with different pros and cons. We’ve gathered up a complete list of every environmentally friendly laundry detergent brand we could find.
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Better Life makes one of the most popular eco-friendly laundry detergents. It mostly cleans with carbonate, corn, and coconut extracts.
Biokleen Laundry Liquid
Biokleen uses plant-based surfactants such as Laureth 7 to make a wide range of laundry detergents. It even has products to clean dirty smelly sports clothes.
Boulder Clean is a popular Home Depot brand. This brand makes laundry detergents with biodegradable ingredients.
The company sells both liquid and powder plant-based laundry detergent. Sodium carbonate is their main ingredient.
Clean Living makes dedicated spot removers for clothes. It only uses biodegradable ingredients in its products.
Cleancult makes eco-friendly laundry detergent in recyclable packaging. It uses ingredients such as saponified coconut oil, saponified olive oil, and glycerin.
Oxygen-based cleaning agents and anionic surfactants are used by Clothes Doctor. Their laundry detergents can be used at low temperatures.
Glucoside and sodium cocoamphoacetate are the main ingredients used by the detergent for front loaders and top loader washing machines. The company doesn’t use chlorine or ammonia in its products.
Defunkify makes aromatic laundry detergent from plant-based ingredients. It lists decyl glucoside as the main cleaning agent to remove dirt from the fabric.
Dropps makes various eco-friendly ingredients. It even has a line of products safe for baby clothes.
Anionic surfactants and non-ionic surfactants are used in the Eco-Egg detergent. It uses refill pellets as an alternative to liquid laundry detergent.
Ecos makes normal and brightening laundry detergent from plants. It mainly uses coconut derivate ingredients in its products.
Everspring is a Target brand that sells biodegradable laundry detergent. It uses 7 enzymes among its ingredients.
Natural ingredients are used in the pleasant-smelling Grab Green detergents such as the 3-in-1 Vetiver. These ingredients include sodium carbonate and sodium citrate.
Green Works makes plant-based detergents and cleaning solutions. It launched as an Amazon brand.
The company makes USDA-certified organic laundry detergent. It lists organic soapberries as the main ingredient.
Refillable cleaning bottles are used by Homethings to make various cleaning and laundry products. The brand is still new and funded by Kickstarter.
Indigo Wild Zum
Zum clean makes laundry soap with unique scents such as cedar, sea salt, and patchouli.
Plant-based laundry powder is made by Meliora. Sodium-based and coconut-based ingredients are their main cleaning agents.
Method laundry detergent is known for removing stains and dirt out of clothing. The company only makes concentrated laundry detergents.
Amylase ingredient is used for stain removal in Molly’s Suds eco-friendly detergents. These detergents also contain alcohol to preserve the natural ingredients.
Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Laundry Detergent
Cruelty-free detergents are made by the company. All of their ingredients are plant-derived.
Nimble makes eco-friendly detergent for baby clothes. It uses coconut ingredients to clean the clothes.
The brand is one of the few that makes eco-friendly detergent for activewear and cloth diapers. It makes all of its products in the US.
Glycerin and Laureth 6 are popular ingredients in Seventh Generation laundry detergents. They also contain plant-based enzymes.
Smol makes eco-friendly laundry capsules. They come in small packaging to fit a letterbox.
Spruce makes non-toxic cleaning detergents. It uses plant-derived sugars and sodium bicarbonate to clean clothes.
The Laundress Sport Detergent
This New York-based brand makes eco-friendly scented detergents. It uses anionic and nonionic surfactants among its ingredients.
PurClean is about 65% natural and one of the most potent hybrid eco-friendly laundry detergents for the large brands in the industry.
True Earth uses eco-strips to clean laundry. It only uses hypoallergenic ingredients in these washing strips.