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Non-Toxic Floor Cleaners

Because just shuffling around in fuzzy socks doesn't really count

Updated for 2020!

We walk on them all the time, so it’s not hard to believe that floors get dirty. Sure vacuuming and sweeping are a good start, but you also need to wet mop them. We did the research and came up with a roundup of 7 of the safest, healthiest floor cleaners out there. They are all well reviewed and widely available. Take your pick!


a) Aunt Fannie’s Floor Vinegar Wash

b) Biokleen Bac Out Multi Surface Floor Cleaner

c) Biokleen Carpet and Rug Shampoo

d) Earth Friendly Products ECOS Floor Cleaner

e) Simple Green Naturals Carpet Care

f) Simple Green Naturals Floor Care

g) Puracy Natural Carpet and Upholstery Shampoo

We rely on EWG’s consumer databases and the Think Dirty App in addition to consumer reviews and widespread availability of products to generate these recommendations. Learn more on our methodology page.

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