You might not want to actually eat off your floors, but you can get them that clean with natural, non-toxic cleaners. With pets and little ones crawling around on the floor, not to mention an occasional barefoot stroll now and then, there is no reason to leave behind harmful chemical residue. Not only that but do you really want to breathe in chemical fumes just to get your floors clean?
Skip the products laden with artificial dyes, synthetic fragrances, petrochemical derivatives, carcinogenic substances, toxic chemicals, and other harmful ingredients, such as triclosan, and get clean by keeping green. Try one of these eco-friendly products with biodegradable and naturally-derived ingredients from plants, minerals, and enzymes. Many are easy to use and do not even require hauling out the mop and bucket. Now that makes for some easy, green cleaning.
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Give your floors some attitude and show them who's boss with this eco-friendly, vegan floor cleaner certified by the Canadian EcoLogo Program, an environmental watchdog. Its fresh, natural tea tree and lime scent will help zap any bacteria that may be lurking on your floors and its gentle formula won't leave any streaking. Plus, Attitude makes its products "carbon neutral," meaning no carbon footprint is left behind. It is made with plant- and mineral-based ingredients, and it contains no cancer-causing chemicals.
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Formerly branded as "Simply Floored," you will floored by the entire line of Better Life cleaning products. Now the Naturally Dirt-Destroying Floor Cleaner, it is an all-natural, gentle floor cleaner with an uplifting, light citrus mint scent. It can be used on every type of floor, including marble and hardwood. With no solvents, alcohols, or ethers, it will not eat slowly away at your floor finish as some other cleaners might. It is also available in large, industrial sizes.
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Harness the biology of natural enzyme cultures, citrus extracts, and a plant-based solution to clean and deodorize sealed and water-safe floors, such as hardwood, laminate, marble, and ceramic tile. Simply spray this Green Seal-approved cleaner on floor surfaces to combat dirt, grease, grime, and food particles.
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Formerly called Dave from Eco-Me, it is now, simply called Eco-Me floor cleaner. Mix this all-natural concentrated cleaner, which is Leaping Bunny-certified, with water to clean any type of flooring, including sealed marble and wood. It does not have harsh fumes, sulfates, phthalates, ammonia, bleach, synthetic fragrance, dyes, phosphates, preservatives, or animal by-products.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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Tread more gently on the earth, but do not worry about being too hard on your floors, because this cleaner made from plant-based, replenishable ingredients will not strip the wax or sealants off of your wood or laminate floors. Simply spray and mop away. No rinsing required.
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Be eco-conscious with this biodegradable floor cleaner containing plant- and mineral-based ingredients, such as linseed oil, which is derived from flax seeds. Specifically designed for untreated, natural, porous flooring such as marble, concrete or linoleum, it will keep your floors looking clean and green!
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Obtain super clean floors, naturally, with this lightly citrus-scented, plant- and enzyme-based formula that cleans any type of washable flooring from cork to stone to wood. It helps break down any filmy residue you might already have on your floor and the enzymes are great at combating pet odors. Spray it on, damp mop off, and voila you are done.
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Cleaning your floors is a simple and green affair with this earth-friendly, woodsy scented cleaner that you just spray on laminate, porcelain tile, slate, finished wood, linoleum, and damp mop up. It is a 100 percent naturally sourced, biodegradable formula, which is Green Seal-certified, and it takes care of acidic and alkaline soils as well as oily residues.