From hand soap to all-purpose cleaners, these cleaners combine Earth-friendly and squeaky clean.

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Whether you’re stocking up on hand soap or looking for an alternative to harsh chemical cleansers and wipes, there’s an amazing selection of natural-based and eco-friendly options for cleaning your home—if you know where to look.

So we tested them so you don’t have to! Keep reading for some of the best non-toxic and Earth-minded cleaning products to stock your home with, from the bathroom sink to your laundry room.

All-Purpose Cleaner

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Portland-based Saint Olio makes organic, all-purpose cleaners that use essential oils to scent their products. The brand has three main scents—Citron, Neroli, and Sitak—and a seasonal limited-edition cleaner

Saint Olio Citron Aromatic Cleaner, $20

Low-Waste Winner

No Tox Life Dish Block

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Go the low waste—and long-lasting—route with block soap, handmade in L.A. by No Tox Life, a low-waste lifestyle shop in Atwater Village.

No Tox Life Dish Washing Block, $9

Earth-Friendly (and Stylish) Brush

No Tox Life Dish Brush

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Go Earth-friendly with a wood dish brush that has a replaceable, compostable head, also from L.A.-based No Tox Life—it’s the perfect pair with their dish block.

Nox Tox Life Dish Brush, $15

Related: How to Spring Clean Your Kitchen, According to Experts

Botanical Disinfecting Wipes

Ditch harsh chemicals, while still stopping 99.9% of germs and viruses in their tracks with CleanWell Botanical Disinfectant Wipes. The active ingredient is thymol, a plant-based antibacterial derived from the essential oils of thyme and other herbs. In fact, CleanWell’s formula is so effective that its products meet the EPA’s “List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2”. Plus, it’s non-toxic and alcohol-free, so you can use it in any room of the house.

CleanWell Botanical Disinfecting Wipes, $4.49

Refillable Hand Soap

Blueland Hand Soap

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Blueland’s hand soap uses refillable tablets—all you need to add is water, and you can order more tablets when you run low on soap instead of throwing out the old bottle for a new one. 

Blueland Hand Soap Starter Set, $16

Natural (Yet Powerful) Dish Soap

Pure & Peaceful Dish Soap

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Pure & Peaceful’s plant-based dish soap uses a combination of lavender, lemon, and rosemary essential oils to create a powerful, yet natural, dish cleaner.

Pure & Peaceful Dish Soap, $10

Biodegradable Cleansing Scrub

Meliora Gentle Home Cleaning Scrub

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Meliora’s home cleaning scrub can be used all over the house, from stainless steel and stovetops to porcelain and ceramic tiles. It’s cruelty-free, synthetic fragrance-free, dye-free, and 100% biodegradable and septic-safe.

Meliora Gentle Home Cleaning Scrub, $9

Related: From Compostable Toothbrushes to Refillable Deodorant, Here Are the Low-Waste Toiletries to Try

Disinfecting Stone Cleaner

Earth Edith Stone Cleaner

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Earth Edith’s stone cleaner uses a natural grain alcohol base to create a natural solution to disinfect your granite countertops while still keeping them shiny.

Earth Edith’s Natural Stone Countertop Cleaner, $14

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