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The 6 Best Natural Cleaning Brands of 2020

As restrictions ease and phased reopening commences, you're cleaning more than ever, exposing yourself, your staff, guests, and your community to more chemicals than ever. It's vital to the health of everyone who enters your facility to ensure you're using the safest solution available on the market.

Did you know that the chemicals in household cleaning products can damage your lungs as much as smoking cigarettes? So, why subject everyone entering your facility to increased toxic exposure when there's a better option.


We've compiled a list of the six best natural cleaning brands of 2020 to clean with a conscious. By choosing to use natural cleaning products, you can contribute to the planet's well-being as you contribute to your guests, employees, and community's well-being. It doesn't get any better than that.


Before choosing a natural or organic cleaning product, be sure to review the ingredients label carefully. To find the safest, most natural products, cleaning experts recommend avoiding the following ingredients:

  • Parabens
  • Phthalates
  • Triclosan
  • 1,4 Dioxane
  • Formaldehyde
  • Chlorine bleach
  • SLS (sodium lauryl sulfates) or SLES 
  • Phosphates
  • Synthetic dyes and fragrances
  • VOCs
  1. Method: Method Home was founded in 2001 from the minds of Erin Ryan and Adam Lowry, and became one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. It's a registered B Corp, cruelty-free, uses renewable energy, has started a biodiesel shipping program, and has fun eco-friendly packaging. Their product line includes aromatic cleaners, detergents, and soaps.
  2. Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day: Mrs. Thelma A. Meyer, an Iowa homemaker and mother of nine, is the inspiration behind Mrs. Meyer's. Made with plant-derived ingredients, essential oils, and other thoughtfully formulated ingredients, our products work hard against dirt and grime, but they're delightful to use. Spoiler alert: These products work hard and make every task, big or small, smell amazing.
  3. Seventh Generation: Seventh Generation is another brand that has established itself as a leader in the green cleaning movement. The collection of detergents, all-purpose cleaners, and wipes are well-known, but did you know the company also makes natural and free-and-clear diapers, tampons, and pads? For almost 30 years, Seventh Generation has a belief in their responsibility to this generation (and the next seven.)
  4. Common Good: Common Good was founded in 2011 as a small initiative to reduce the amount of single-use plastic generated by household soaps and cleaners. Their green, biodegradable formulas are Leaping Bunny certified and safe around kids and pets. The green product range includes all-purpose cleaners, bathroom and glass cleaners, soaps, and hand sanitizer packaged in reusable plastic and glass bottles—either of which can be refilled at any of the brand's refill stations worldwide.
  5. Ecos: Ecos has been family-owned and -operated for nearly 50 years, transforming the cleaning products industry with green science innovations and sustainable business practices, like their switch to 100% renewable energy. Green science, innovation, and affordability is the Ecos promise. Their product range includes laundry detergents and household cleaners that are safe for people, pets, and the planet.
  6. Embed Hygiene Defence: Embed Hygiene Defence is a new approach to hygiene protection, spearheaded by Renee Welsh, CEO of Embed, a tech-company working with attractions, amusement and family entertainment centers, which are family friendly good-clean-fun business categories; surely, not a place for toxic cleaners. Every product is made from 100% natural and native Australian essential oils, including Australian seaweed, and like all thing Australian, it's "stronger" and longer-lasting than industrial cleaners without the toxicity. The product range includes floor and surface cleaners, refills, and the revolutionary Embed Airborne Defence system. It is clean with a conscious, providing the best uncompromised protection to family-friendly industries.

Using green or eco-friendly cleaning products that are safe for even the most vulnerable of guests – the elderly and children – is just one small step you can take to protect everyone who enters your facility.


Experience the Embed Hygiene Defence difference today.

Brittany Gooding
Brittany Gooding
Content writer by day, toddler mom by night. When Brittany isn’t checking grammar or chasing her toddler, you can find her sipping coffee, watching The Office, or organizing her pen collection. You can find Brittany on LinkedIn.

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