Wipes are one of the handiest cleaning inventions that’s changed our lives for the better. Unfortunately, because they’re so easy to use and widely available, there’s some guilt involved when you’re throwing a pile of wipes in the trash can. Thankfully, cleaning brands have caught on to the eco-friendly movement and have come up with innovative techniques to design powerful and environmentally friendly compostable cleaning wipes. Finally, we can feel good about cleaning up messes!
The beauty of cleaning wipes is that you can use them just about anywhere and you can take them with you just about anywhere so you’re clean wherever you go. When it comes to compostable cleaning wipes, you’ll just need to make sure that you have a compost can you can toss them into, or that you’re saving them until you have access to a can. That way, you’re not defeating the purpose of the wipes’ eco-friendly efforts. Here are our top picks for compostable cleaning wipes that will leave surfaces sparkling clean.
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1. Method All-Purpose Cleaning Wipes
These colorfully designed compostable cleaning wipes by Method come in three fresh scents that will just make you want to clean your entire home. Each container comes with 30 all-purpose wipes that are compostable so you can feel like you’re doing your part when making your home sanitized and sparkling clean. They’re made with 100% compostable wood fibers, so you simply toss them in the compost bin, and they’ll be on their way to helping the environment. Whether you keep a pack in your car for on-the-go clean ups or to clean up pet and baby messes, they’ll be able to cut through grease and grime like it’s nothing.
2. Green Works Compostable Cleaning Wipes
These Green Works compostable cleaning wipes will tackle tough-to-remove dirt and grime without leaving residue so you won’t have to clean after you just wiped up the counter. Toss them in a compost bin after use to ensure that they’re fully eco-friendly. Because they’re naturally derived wipes, you won’t be faced with harsh chemicals that leave a pungent smell in your home. Use these efficient wipes just about anywhere in your home to protect your family — from kitchen and bathroom counters to doorknobs and your little one’s high chair.
3. Sun & Earth Compostable Wipes
These light citrus-scented wipes will make your home feel happy and clean at the same time. Made with 100% plant-based ingredients, these compostable cleaning wipes are non-toxic and eco-friendly. If you have family members with sensitive skin issues, these wipes are hypoallergenic so you’ll never have to fret about skin flare-ups. Unlike other cleaners that have bleach in them, these easy-to-use wipes won’t leave you holding your noise while you clean. They’re safe to use just about anywhere in your home — from pet areas and bathroom surfaces to changing tables and lunchboxes. These wipes will be your most trusted cleaning product at home.
4. Aunt Fannie’s Cleaning Vinegar
If you want scent options, Aunt Fannie’s has scents galore (without being too in-your-face) thanks to the brand’s essential-oil infused scent profiles. These Leaping Bunny certified biodegradable and compostable cleaning wipes are safe for the environment but boast a powerful clean too. The tricky part about buying natural cleaning products is that they don’t always clean as thoroughly as chemical-based products, but these wipes offer a tough clean on the messiest spills, spots, and stains. Safe for food-grade surfaces like counters and highchairs (music to our ears), your cleaning game just got a lot more effective. Here’s to healthier housekeeping and helping out the environment!