You know what’s out of style? Toxic, chemical and surfactant laden detergents. Four things you should be aware of while purchasing detergents is the chemical composition, whether it’s petroleum free or not, recyclable packaging, and biodegradable substances. Here are the most popular eco-friendly detergents on the web right now:
Mitti Se Natural Laundry Detergent | Buy Now
Made of completely biodegradable and natural ingredients, the Mitti Se Natural Laundry Detergent is non-toxic and safe. But that does not mean it is even the slightest bit inferior at cleaning or removing stubborn stains. It’s so gentle that it’s safe for hands and even baby clothes. It helps save water as it does not have any fillers or artificial foaming agents. Hence, the drained water does not harm soil or plants. It is free from SLS, phosphates, chlorine, bleach, petrochemicals that are commonly used in detergents. Moreover, it comes in a biodegradable packaging made of paper!
Price- Rs. 225/ 400gm
Azafran Tropical Breeze 6-in-1 Eco Friendly Liquid Laundry Detergent | Buy Now
This Azafran variant of detergents claims to be effective on tough stains, which usually natural detergents are not capable of handling. More so, the liquid detergent is able to remove any unpleasant odour from clothes. So, this one seems like a good option if your clothes soil more than usual, you work on the field, or if you have school-going kids. It is made from plant materials like coconut, which create gentle foam to clean the clothes without making them harsh.
Price- Rs. 350/ 1ltr
Mama Earth Plant Based Laundry Detergent | Buy Now
This one is specially formulated for baby clothes and the packaging bottle is so cute that it’s after our hearts. It’s made of natural ingredients and bio enzymes like neem extract that inhibit the growth of bacteria. Citric acid acts like a natural bleach while plant based surfactants help fight tough stains. It’s free from any harmful toxins, foam boosters, and SLES. The Mama Earth Plant Based Laundry Detergent is dermatologically tested and hypoallergenic.
Price- Rs. 389/ 400ml
Bubble Nut Wash Natural Laundry Detergent | Buy Now
Bubble Nut Wash Natural Laundry Detergent is made of soapanin that comes from soapnut. Soapnuts have been used for washing in many civilizations since centuries. It is mild on skin and prolongs the life of clothes. It’s so environmentally sustainable that the waste water can be used for watering plants.
Price- Rs. 299/ 1ltr
All these options are pretty economical, hence, you can pick any of these eco-friendly variants or decide on one after trying them all.