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Spring is in the Air

Posted 20 March 2020 by Katie Sakka

Today the vernal equinox marks the beginning of spring, and for many of our readers, that means stocking up on supplies. With many of you turning to eco-friendly, plastic-free options, we've done the shopping for you.

All Purpose Cleaning Soap

Marseilles Soap Bar is a natural all-purpose cleaning soap. It can be used to wash laundry, wash dishes, body wash, shaving soap, insecticide, stain remover, general household cleaning as well as being an indispensable travel companion. It’s a natural and eco-friendly alternative to the many body care and household cleaning products. This helps you cut down on numerous cleaning products, which will save money and the environment. The best bit? This bar can easily last for 6 months and can be used by even those with sensitive skin. The soap is 100% plastic-free, non-toxic, palm oil free, and vegan friendly. Made with olive oil, coconut oil, water, and Mediterranean sea salt.

Buy now: All-Purpose Cleaning Soap, £4.75, Plastics Free

Cotton Cleaning Wipes

Designed for use all over the home to clean and polish surfaces, these eco-friendly cotton cleaning wipes are super soft and offer great absorbency and minimal smudging.
These 1 ply cotton flannel reusable wipes are available in four plain colours and are the ideal plastic-free alternative to paper towels, disposable wipes and other forms of cleaning wipes.
They can be used dry or soak in a liquid or use with a liquid spray. Handmade in England. Suitable for vegans.

Buy now: Cotton Cleaning Wipes, £14, Wearth London

Coconut Fibre Dish Brushes

Made from sustainably sourced coconut, these zero waste dish brushes are the perfect plastic-free and natural alternative to conventional dish scrubs. Each cleaning brush is handmade and the bristles are made from highly durable and long-lasting coconut fibre. There are two brushes in this set, one which has a rounded end for cleaning hard to reach places such as bottles and glasses, the other is a general purpose brush for pots and pans.

Buy now: Coconut Fibre Dish Brushes, £9.90, Wearth London

Glass Spray Bottles

These amber brown cleaning bottles (300ml or 500ml) with BPA-free trigger spray nozzle is the ideal utility set to hold all your zero waste cleaning products. These reusable amber glass cleaning spray bottles block out UV light, helping to preserve the cleaning products and you can customise each label to your preference. These are made in the UK and ideal for those who create their own green cleaning products or who buy their cleaning products in bulk.

Buy now: Glass Spray Bottles, £8 - £10, Wearth London

Bulk Kitchen Cleaning Liquid

Bulk kitchen cleaning liquid available in 10L refillable bag in a box, it cleans and degreases surfaces with ease. This eco-friendly kitchen cleaning product is made in Northamptonshire, with non-toxic and natural ingredients which are also vegan and cruelty-free. There are two scent options for this green kitchen cleaning liquid - unscented and grapefruit. Directions of use - Spray onto surface. Other bulk cleaning products are available.

Buy now: Bulk Kitchen Cleaning Liquid (10L), £31.50, Wearth London

Utility Bucket

Store all your household essentials in our versatile Utility Bucket. This practical piece can be used to store and carry virtually anything, from cleaning products and cloths in the kitchen, bathroom or utility room, to gardening essentials in the shed. Made from steel it's designed with a convenient hinged metal handle, complete with a stylish wooden grip, this bucket will fit comfortably into your hands, making carrying between rooms, or to and from the garden both effortless and trouble-free.

Buy now: Garden Trading Utility Bucket in Carbon, £25, Garden Trading

Title image: Dunelm SS20 Spring Clean Homemade Sprays And Cloths - Method Multipurpose Cleaner £3, Hydrea Nail Brush £2

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