We have put together this list of suppliers who sell environmentally friendly laundry products. We will be updating the list as we find more suppliers.
If you have more suggestions please email WeAreCiTEA@gmail.com with your recommendations.
Welsh based, closed loop recycling system, postage pouches to refill bottles,
concentrated, vegan, cruelty free, septic tank safe, natural ingredients, buy direct from manufacturer.
US based owned by Ecover, same ethos as parent company, cradle to cradle, refill pouches, carbon footprint offsetting incentive for suppliers, green energy used for manufacturing.
Faith in Nature is a UK based company which creates vegan, cruelty free products using 100% natural products in recycled and recyclable packaging. They have a closed loop system where you can return the 5l and 20l refill bottles to them where they will be ground down and made into new bottles for them to use.
Philadelphia based company that started off making cotton yarn and moved into detergent to find the best ingredients to care for their product. They claim to be the inventor of the laundry pod. They use eco-friendly ingredients, don’t test on animals and have low waste/ compostable packaging. The pod is made from a water soluble casing called Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), which dissolves upon contact with water and is consumed by microorganisms.
UK based, direct from manufacturer, mainly plastic free or 100% post consumer recycled plastic, cardboard packaging from Forest Stewardship Council approved forests, vegetable based dyes (easier to recycle), leaping bunny, no animal fat.
Belgium based, 40 years of innovation, clean plastic, clean water, clean design, clean sourcing, clean ingredients, clean fragrances, clean manufacturing, large 5l packaging.
UK based, affordable, plant based ingredients, palm oil free, septic tank safe, natural and organic ingredients that are pet friendly, vegan, safe for aquatic life, cruelty free, part of Allergy UK as well as Nature Watch Foundation.
Plastic free sewing tools all carefully sourced with eco friendly materials and manufacturing methods.
Based in Hull. They are accredited by Cruelty Free International, The Vegan Society, Allergy UK and they are the only green cleaning company to whose products meet commercial food preparation standards (BSEN1276). They have complete traceability on their ingredients so they can ensure that they are ethically and sustainably sourced. The bottles are made from 100% recycled materials and are recyclable and they offer refill stations.
An American company that is produced in US, Canada, Mexico and Europe. Its parent company is Unilever. They are plant based and use essential oils for fragrance, no synthetic dyes or colours and recyclable packaging that is also made from recycled plastic. They are certified by Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO), B Corp, USDA biobased product, Leaping Bunny, FSC, Rainforest Alliance, Cotton Incorporated and Clean Well.
US based company that sells a plastic free laundry detergent strip. The strips are biodegradable, vegan, made from eco friendly ingredients, plastic free and its lightweight nature reduces transportation fuel consumption and carbon emissions by 94% compared to the country’s leading brand detergents.
REDUCE MICRO PLASTIC/FIBRE SHREDDING
Install a Filtrol or Lint LUV-R to your washing machines discharge hose.
Use a Guppyfriend bag to wash your clothes in.
Use a Cora Ball in the drum of your machine.