Tired of inhaling toxic chemicals while doing one of the worst cleaning jobs in the house? Then, it's time to try a more natural bathroom cleaner.
Unlike conventional cleaners, natural bathroom cleaners typically don't contain synthetic dyes, chlorine bleach, ammonia, and other harmful ingredients, such as triclosan. Instead, they use powerful components from nature to zap germs, destroy soap scum, combat hard water stains, and remove mildew.
Of course, you also could use a green all-purpose cleaner. But if you're into the convenience of products that target bathroom messes, then try one of these earth-friendly cleaners.
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Attitude Bathroom Cleaner
Show your bathroom some attitude with this eco-friendly, vegan spray cleaner that's been certified by the Environmental Working Group for its safe ingredients. Its plant- and mineral-powered formula is tough on dirt but gentle on sensitive skin. Attitude, a Canadian company, also holds an EcoLogo certification from Environment Canada for its commitment to reducing its environmental impact.
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Clean your bathroom well—and safely—with this botanically based, EPA-registered product that kills over 99.9 percent of household germs. Its no-rinse formula and easy trigger-head design mean bathroom disinfecting can be done in a snap. And its citrus fragrance from essential oils is excellent at deodorizing.
Clean Well Botanical Bathroom Disinfectant, $7.99, Amazon
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Bring a little aromatherapy into your bathroom cleaning routine with Harmony's all-natural, essential-oil based cleaner in a calming lavender scent. There's no need to rinse this nontoxic cleaner. Simply spray it on and wipe it off. What's more, a portion of all sales from this female-owned, Green America-certified business goes to charity.
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This antibacterial bathroom cleaner from Method kills 99.9 percent of household germs, including influenza A, staphylococcus aureus, salmonella enterica, and E. coli. Its formula is also ideal to cut through soap scum and hard water stains, but it's gentle on nonporous surfaces. Method is a cruelty-free company, as well as a certified B Corporation, meaning its business is socially and environmentally conscious.
Method Antibac Bathroom Cleaner, $3.49, TargetContinue to 5 of 6 below.
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Cleaning your bathroom from top to bottom is a simple, green affair with this earth-friendly product that's scented with rosemary, spearmint, grapefruit, and orange essential oils. Its non-toxic, biodegradable formula takes care of tough bathroom stains, soap scum, and grime without a problem. And its ingredients are sustainably sourced.
Simple Green Naturals Bathroom Cleaner, $5.86, The Home Depot
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Better Life Tub and Tile Cleaner
Better Life's bathroom cleaner contains nontoxic, natural ingredients that will still get your tiles, fixtures, and other bathroom surfaces shining. The product is biodegradable, making it safe for waterways and marine life. It's not tested on animals and OK to use around children and pets. And it's even manufactured using solar energy.