5 Plastic-Free Cleaning Products to Get You Started

5 Plastic-Free Cleaning Products to Get You Started

5 Plastic-Free Cleaning Products to Get You Started

Plastic Free Cleaning Products

If you open your cleaning supply cupboard and see a mountain or two of plastic bottles, you’re definitely not alone! Over the past 50 years or so, it's become common-place to use polyester cloths, plastic sponges and to buy a whole new bottle every time you need a new kitchen spray. 

But there is another way. You can green up your cleaning routine and kickstart your plastic-free journey with a few simple swaps! 

To help you get started, we’ve put together some of our top plastic-free cleaning products that are loved by our team and customers alike! 

Dripak Bicarbonate of Soda

Bicarbonate of soda is the reigning champion of eco-friendly kitchen products and has been used for years to keep kitchens clean. Sprinkle it onto greasy oven trays before adding white vinegar for a quick fix, use it to wipe down messy microwaves, and add it to your dishwasher to get rid of stains on your dishes. There are so many ways you can use bicarb in your kitchen, and you definitely need some in your cupboard. We love Dripak Bicarbonate of Soda because it comes in a cardboard container, rather than the plastic tubes you’ll often find in supermarkets. It’s also super affordable, which is a definite win in our books. 

Planet Detox Kitchen Cleaning Bar

Planet Detox never fails to impress us with their eco cleaning products, and their Kitchen Cleaning Bar is no different. This solid bar is similar to soap, and it can be used across your kitchen surfaces to get rid of dirt, grime, and nasty bacteria. It’s super easy to use, too! Simply wet the area that needs to be cleaned and then rub the soap on the same area. Wipe over the surface with a cloth and buff any metal for a high-shine finish. 

You can use the cleaning bar on various surfaces, including kitchen worktops, wall tiles, sinks and taps, and ovens. 

Planet Detox Natural Laundry Powder 

We absolutely love Planet Detox’s Natural Laundry Powder (we did say they always impress us!). Available in soothing lavender and sweet rose geranium scents, the powders are packed in paper bags ready to be popped into your jars at home. They’re contain no harsh chemicals, making them better for the ocean, and are kind to sensitive skin too, which ticks all the boxes when it comes to eco-friendly kitchen cleaning products! We also love these brilliant laundry detergent sheets from Simple Living Eco which are excellent too!

Ecovibe Compostable Sponges 

Did you know that most standard kitchen sponges are made from plastic? To save us from rinsing microplastics down the drain every time we clean, switching to a plastic free sponge is a super simple swap. We’re big fans of the Ecvovibe Compostable Sponges, which are completely natural and biodegradable. They work just as well as those standard brightly coloured plastic sponges and yet are free from plastics. This means that they’re also not going to stick around on our planet forever (although don't worry - they'll last for ages when used as a regular sponge!), which instantly makes them an eco-kitchen essential. 

Coconut Fibre Scourer

When your natural sponge doesn’t cut it, it’s time to pull out your Coconut Fibre Scourer. Made from coarse coconut, this is a plastic-free cleaning essential to get rid of tough grime and grease on your dishes. They’re non-scratch and 100% sustainable, too! 

These are just some of the best eco friendly cleaning products out there. There are loads more options to browse through, so be sure to check out our full range of plastic-free cleaning products to see what else you could swap. Every change you make is great for our planet, and you can feel good knowing that you’re doing your bit to make a difference!