Stay Clean and Cruelty-Free With These Laundry Detergents

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Today, thousands of cosmetics and household-product companies have turned their backs on animal testing and started taking advantage of the many sophisticated non-animal testing methods available today—which range from cell and tissue cultures to computerized “structure-activity relationship” models. It’s easy to keep your conscience clear while you clean your clothes. These cruelty-free laundry detergent brands will lead the way!

Many people are under the misconception that when animals are used in household-product testing, only the final product is used on them, when in fact, they’re also subjected to testing for chemicals and other ingredients used in these products. Animals are often forced to inhale or swallow chemicals or have them dripped into their eyes, which causes swelling, discharge, ulceration, hemorrhaging, cloudiness, or even blindness. Rabbits—who are often victims of this abuse because of their docile nature—and other animals used for product testing are killed after the experiment is over. Learn more about these cruel practices here.

Here’s a list of vegan laundry detergents made by companies that are against animal testing:

Method Laundry Detergent

Method detergent comes in a variety of scents, like Nectarine Blossom and Beach Sage. You can also coordinate your detergent with the brand’s other laundry essentials, including fabric softener, dryer sheets, and fragrance boosters.

Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day 64-Load Laundry Detergent

You can’t go wrong with 64 loads per bottle and nine different scents of detergent to choose from.

DedCool’s Dedtergent

Trendy perfume brand DedCool makes laundry detergent in some of its popular fragrances, like the bergamot and vanilla–scented “Taunt.”

AspenClean Laundry Detergent

AspenClean offers liquid laundry detergent, plastic-free laundry pods, and even a plant-derived oxygen bleach powder and stain remover.

ATTITUDE Home Essentials Laundry Detergent

ATTITUDE’s refillable laundry detergent is available in two scents: luxurious lavender and rosemary or fresh geranium and lemongrass.

Ecover Zero 2X Laundry Detergent

This vegan and biodegradable formula contains no fragrance, dyes, or brighteners. The eco-conscious manufacturer also packages the detergent in plastic made from sugarcane. Yes, please.

Like a lavender field in full bloom, our 2X Laundry Detergent will leave your clothes smelling fresh and feeling clean:

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The Good Home Co. Laundry Detergent

Purchase refills so that you can reuse this handsome bottle.

Bronner’s Pure-Castile Liquid Soap

This classic soap (first made in 1948!) is available in 10 scents and will take care of more than just your laundry. Use it for dishwashing or mopping, on your face and body, and more. Following this dilution cheat sheet will make your bottle last longer.

DIY Vegan Laundry Detergent

Just three simple ingredients and a little bit of elbow grease, and you’ll be on your way to clean clothes, the animal-friendly way.

DIY Laundry

Eco-Me Laundry Detergent

This chemical-free detergent is available in Citrus Berry, Lavender, Vanilla Bean, and fragrance-free varieties. Eco-Me products also sport our cruelty-free bunny logo.

Trader Joe’s Liquid Laundry Detergent

TJ’s carries this fantastic vegan detergent. Find a store here.

Biokleen Laundry Liquid

A round of applause is in order for this eco-bottle, which uses 100 percent recycled newspaper and cardboard and 70 percent less plastic than traditional bottles.

Nature Clean Laundry Liquid

This Canadian company first started developing natural products in the 1960s to address a family member’s allergy attacks.

Pure & Gentle Anti-Allergen Laundry Detergent

We love the dispenser pump on this phosphate- and dye-free detergent.

Puracy Natural Laundry Detergent

You’d think that 96 loads per 24-ounce bottle would be too good to be true, but this detergent lives up to its claims.

Forever New Liquid Fabric Care Wash

This formula removes body oils and perspiration from fibers that other detergents can’t touch.

Our reliable Cruelty-Free Database allows you to search any company to find out if it is naughty or nice to animals.

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