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Are Green Cleaning Products as Effective as Regular Products?

These days, many of us are thinking about ways to lessen our impact on the environment. To this end, environmentalism affects the way many people live their lives, but it also affects their shopping habits. Purchasing green products instead of traditional cleaners is a great way to have a positive impact on the environment. But are green cleaning products as effective? 

Many people believe that natural products aren’t as effective as chemical-based products when it comes to household cleaners. However, Charlie’s Soap Indoor & Outdoor Surface Cleaner and Kitchen & Bath Household Cleaner are good for the environment but work better than most household products that use harsh chemicals.

How Do Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Work? 

Green cleaners like those from Charlie’s Soap are powered by compounds found in nature or can be traced to nature very easily. What this means, is that while you can’t go pick our ingredients from a tree, they are extremely biodegradable. Our cleaners are made simply with very few natural minerals and biodegradable formulas. According to expert studies from Japan Food Research Laboratories and In Situ Biosciences LLC, all Charlie’s Soap cleaning supplies exceed requirements for biodegradability. 

All Charlie’s Soap cleaning products are made with the fundamental principles of smart chemistry and good science. While our Charlie’s Soap Indoor & Outdoor Surface Cleaner and Kitchen & Bath Household Cleaner only have a fraction of the ingredients seen with most products, they are more effective in getting your home clean. Many household cleaners rely on chemicals like bleach to get the job done, while Charlie’s Soap sticks to basic natural ingredients such as sodium carbonate. 

The chemists at Charlie’s Soap stand by the mantra that “less is more.” While most household cleaners are compromised of at least 8 chemical additives, Charlie’s Soap cleaners have only 4 natural ingredients each. As such, our products don’t contain any of the harmful chemicals found in most all-purpose cleaners.

One of the best things is, by sticking with natural cleaners like Charlie’s Soap, you don’t have to be concerned about indoor air quality or carcinogens

Are Green Cleaning Products as Effective?

But – are green cleaning products as effective? While we can’t speak for our competitors, we can say with certainty that Charlie’s Soap natural household cleaners are very much as effective as the “regular” brands. Learn more about our top-selling types of natural household cleaners below.

Charlie’s Soap Indoor & Outdoor Surface Cleaner  

Charlie’s Soap Indoor & Outdoor Surface Cleaner offers the perfect balance between effectiveness while not causing damage to delicate surfaces. Even more, while most household cleaners contain toxins like ammonia and chlorine, our Indoor & Outdoor Surface cleaner does not harm people or the environment. 

The only ingredients found in Charlie’s Soap Indoor & Outdoor Surface Cleaner are Water (7732-18-5), C12-16 Pareth-9 (68551-12-2) [surfactant], C10-14 Alcohol Ethoxylates (66455-15-0) [surfactant] , and Sodium Carbonate (497-19-8) [water softener]. As can be seen, Charlie’s Soap does not use any volatile organic compounds or harsh degreaser additives.

The team at Charlie’s Soap developed our Indoor & Outdoor Surface Cleaner to handle even the toughest stains and grime. For the most stubborn stains, spray the surface and let the natural cleaner soak for about 30 minutes. Next, scrub the surface with a sponge or bristle brush (depending on the sensitivity of the material) to break up the stain. Finally, rinse away the stain with fresh water. 

Charlie’s Soap Kitchen & Bath Household Cleaner 

Charlie’s Soap Kitchen & Bath Cleaner is the perfect solution for cleaning difficult stains like soap scum and cooking oil. As seen with all Charlie’s Soap products, our Kitchen & Bath Cleaner has no negative environmental impact, yet gets the job done well. Because this product does not contain any harsh cleaning chemicals, it also has no negative impact on human health.

Charlie’s Soap Kitchen & Bath Cleaner is Safer Choice Certified by the EPA. This means the product meets strict sustainability criteria set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency. Importantly, there are very few cleaning products on the market that offer this level of sustainability, while still being effective cleaners. 

While the ingredient lists for our Kitchen and Bath Cleaner and Indoor & Outdoor Surface Cleaner are the same, they are mixed at unique ratios for different cleaning strengths. To this end, Charlie’s Soap Kitchen & Bath Cleaner was engineered to break the chemical bonds between dirt and surfaces without scrubbing. Therefore, this multipurpose cleaner can handle even the toughest stains on countertops and floors.

Are Green Cleaning Products as Effective: Ask Charlie’s!

At Charlie’s Soap, we have worked for decades to create environmentally-friendly cleaning products that also work great. Whether it be our household cleaners or laundry detergents, no Charlie’s Soap products contain artificial fragrances, dyes, or toxic chemicals.

If “are green cleaning products as effective” is one of your most burning questions, contact us anytime!

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