Best 7 green toilet bowl cleaners

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Sick of all the toxic fumes from your chemical cleaning products? Why not switch them all out for something more natural and healthy? More and more people are making the switch to chemical free cleaners to keep their households healthy and toxin free and to be more environmentally friendly. We have to remember that anything that goes down our drains or that is flushed down our toilets is bound to end up in our waterways in one way or another. The sulphates in these cleaners is harmful to wildlife and plant life as well, so it could potentially ruin ecosystems. The natural toilet cleaning products on the market don't contain all of those nasty sulphates or the synthetic dyes, bleach, or ammonia that commercial cleaners contain. So you're really helping out the planet and yourself by making the switch to natural cleaners. Once you switch your toilet cleaning products, you'll just be inclined to switch out all of your cleaning products for natural cleaners. You can also make a lot of different natural cleaners yourself so you can save money. Many diy natural cleaners just simply use vinegar and water, or baking soda and water. Some add in citric acid or hydrogen peroxide and essential oils to make them smell good.

Here are some of the best natural toilet cleaners on the market today:

1. Earth Friendly Products Toilet Cleaner: this is a non-toxic, biodegradable cleaner that's made with sustainable and plant based ingredients. They add in some cedar oil and citric acid which really helps to eat away at tough to remove hard water stains.

2. Ecover Toilet Cleaner: another plant based product, this one also comes in a variety of scents so you can choose how you want your bathroom to smell. The two scents are Pine Fresh and Bay Breeze which would both be great for the bathroom. The bottle is also made from sugar cane which is completely biodegradable and recyclable.

3. Martha Stewart Clean Toilet Bowl Cleaner: of course Martha has to be in on the natural cleaners. Her cleaner is biodegradable, all natural, plant based and Kosher too. Plus, it has four third-party product certifications making it completely legit.

4. Phil by Eco-Me Toilet Bowl Cleaner: this is a new one out on the market, but it checks all the boxes for a great all natural cleaner. It contains 100% all natural, food grade ingredients with pure essential oils. Your toilet will look and smell super fresh with this stuff.

Whichever toilet cleaner you choose, you'll want to be sure you clean your toilet regularly for optimum cleanliness. Cleaning your toilet at least once a week is the best way to ensure you get all of those hard water stains and other stains out for good. You can also make your own toilet cleaning bombs by mixing up some citric acid and baking soda, and add in some pure essential oils too. Then you press your mixture into silicone moulds and leave them to dry for 6 hours or more until they're hard. When they're dry, just pop them out of the moulds and drop them into your toilet. Let them fizz up for 15- 20 minutes and then scrub as usual. You don't want to leave nasty germs on your toilet brush either, so make sure you always rinse your toilet brush off and maybe even pour some toilet bowl cleaner or vinegar in the cup the brush sits in to keep it clean. Try out some of these natural cleaners and see which ones you like using on your toilet the best.***

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