Published by PETA Staff.

Cruelty-free cleaning is a cinch when you’ve got the right products. We’ve compiled a list of cruelty-free cleaners from companies that have made the compassionate decision not to test on animals.

1. Seventh Generation All Purpose Natural Cleaner

This unscented cleaner cuts grease, grime, and dirt, no matter where you need to clean.

2. Citra Solv Natural Cleaner & Degreaser 

With scents such as the uplifting Valencia Orange and the delicate Lavender Bergamot, this product is great for tough stains on laundry, in your oven, or on your stove—and even on rugs and carpets.

3. Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Multi-Surface Everyday Cleaner

This cleaner is perfect for car windows as well as any mirror, window, or glass-top table in your home.

4. Bar Keepers Friend Powdered Household Cleaner

Ajax schmajax. Bar Keepers Friend removes rust and hard-water stains in your bathtub or shower and scrubs stubborn pot and pan grime. It doesn’t have an irritating scent and is even cheaper than other brands of powdered cleansers.

5. Ecover Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Get your toilet sparkling clean with this nontoxic, plant-based formula.

6. ECOS Furniture Polish + Cleaner Earth Friendly Products

If you have wooden surfaces that need polishing, this product—made with natural olive and orange oils—is a great choice.

7. Method Squirt + Mop Hard Floor Cleaner

Method is a staple cruelty-free product line, and this floor cleaner is one reason why. The smell is delightful, and it’ll make any floor in your house clean and shiny.

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8. Biokleen Carpet & Rug Shampoo

With plant-based surfactants and citrus extracts, Biokleen’s shampoo works wonders on carpets and rugs.

9. Method Dish Soap

This is easily one of the best-smelling and toughest dish soaps around.

10. Ecover Dishwasher Tablets

Washing dishes has never been easier or kinder, thanks to these dishwasher tablets.

11. Biokleen Oxygen Bleach Plus

This product is perfect for getting whites whiter and colors brighter. Who knew that laundry time could be so compassionate?

12. ECOS Liquid Laundry Detergent by Earth Friendly Products

Another laundry-room staple, ECOS detergent gets clothing as fresh as can be.

13. Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Fabric Softener

With plant-derived softening ingredients and a light, flowery fragrance, Mrs. Meyer’s wins again.

14. Citra Solv Air Scense

These air fresheners—which come in vanilla, lime, lavender, and orange fragrances—are perfect for your car or any room in your home.


To find cruelty-free brands on the go, be sure to search our Beauty Without Bunnies cruelty-free database.

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