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After spending so much time with us throughout the pandemic, eco-friendly and sustainable products have grown in popularity exponentially. Consumers have become more aware of the ingredients in products such as all purpose cleaners and they are also making a conscious effort towards the zero waste movement. Spring cleaning should be no exception! Our product specialists have compiled this simple list of items that make a big difference to your health and our planet.

ATTITUDE Disinfectant Multi-Purpose Cleaner, Thyme & Citrus

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The easiest way to introduce “green” cleaning this spring is to buy an all-purpose cleaner. You can use it to disinfect hard, non-porous surfaces such as countertops, walls, bathtubs and toilets. This product, by ATTITUDE, is made with hypoallergenic and plant-based ingredients with recyclable packaging and is also ECOLOGO and PETA certified. The cleaner has a 4.6 out of 5 rating on Amazon, with customers saying it’s a great quality cleaner that doesn’t streak.

Why he made the list:

Nature Clean Natural Glass Cleaner

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Mirror mirror on the wall, which is the most ecological of all? Nature Clean has been in business since 1963 and is committed to continuing the tradition of creating healthier, non-toxic alternatives to products used daily in homes. This glass cleaner is made with 99% natural ingredients and is certified cruelty-free and vegan. While there aren’t many reviews online for this product, the ones we found are all positive and indicate buyer satisfaction.

Why he made the list:

  • Made in Canada with headquarters in Markham, Ontario.

  • Streak-free cleaning with witch hazel wildflower

  • Recommended for customers with allergic reactions to chemicals and fragrances


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Nature Clean Automatic Dishwasher Capsules

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Switch to these 96% natural dishwasher safe pods. They are fragrance-free, cruelty-free, vegan certified, ECOLOGO certified and leave your dishes residue-free! By comparing brands, we decided to recommend this second product from Nature Clean as it ranked #1 among online reviews, with 4.6 out of 5 based on over 1,200 Amazon reviews.

Why he made the list:

  • Made in Canada with headquarters in Markham, Ontario.

  • Biodegradable, including safe for septic tanks and gray water

  • Customer reviews indicate that they appreciate a product without harsh chemical odors

Tru Earth Hypoallergenic, Eco-Friendly and Biodegradable Laundry Detergent Sheets

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Each Tru Earth Eco-Strip packs ultra-concentrated, hypoallergenic, eco-friendly cleaning power into a tiny, pre-measured detergent strip that you just throw in the wash. Highlights include new zero-waste compostable packaging, dissolves completely in hot or cold water, works in all washing machines, and the company claims to keep 700,000,000 plastic jugs out of landfills a year. This product is rated 4.5 out of 5 on Amazon, based on over 4,500 reviews, making it a customer favourite…naturally!

Why he made the list:

  • Made in Canada with headquarters in Port Moody, BC

  • Top rated reviews for these features: lightweight, for travel, easy to use, for sensitive skin, fragrance and value for money

  • Takes up less space in your linen closet than bulky containers

Naturapure Wool Dryer Balls, 3 Pack

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These ethically sourced, cruelty-free Canadian wool dryer balls work to absorb moisture from your laundry while reducing your machine’s run time. This ecological option is an alternative to fabric softeners and dryer sheets that pollute the world we live in.

Why he made the list:

  • Made in Canada with headquarters in Calgary, Alta.

  • Dryer balls will last longer if cared for properly, which includes washing them every six months to a year

  • Personal tip – try adding a few drops of your favorite all-natural essential oil to the balls before drying them for a refreshing scent


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Our trusted product specialists recommend high-quality items that we believe will improve your experience of Canadian weather conditions. Prices and availability of items are correct at time of publication and are subject to change.

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