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11 Best Cruelty-Free, Vegan Laundry Detergents

Elevate your laundry day with these plant-based brands.

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Elevate your laundry day with these plant-based brands.

Who said laundry day has to be a chore? We’re getting clean with essential oils, cruelty-free pods, planet-friendly concentrates, and more! So, grab that pile of sustainable shirts and jeans you have accumulating in the closet. Then enjoy the sweet smells and convenience of these 11 vegan laundry detergents.

ZUM

From Sweet Orange, Sea Salt, and Patchouli to Frankincense & Myrrh, ZUM brings the clean. These soaps are packed with essential oils, leaving your clothes feeling super soft and smelling oh-so-great.

ZUM

ZUM

Seventh Generation

Move over Tide! Seventh Generation is taking the lead—with concentrates, liquids, pods, and powders! This brand stocks a variety of scents and formulas for the whole family. We are loving the EasyDose Ultra-Concentrated in Rose, Lavender, and more.

Seventh Generation

Seventh Generation

Dropps

Where are all our zero-wasters at? Dropps brand is serious about sustainability. These dissolvable pods come packaged in cardboard boxes, eliminating the plastic jugs! With its plant-based ingredients and carbon-neutral shipping, this vegan laundry detergent is a win.

Dropps

Dropps

biokleen

I clean; you clean; we all clean with biokleen! Laundry day never smelled so fresh. This cruelty-free brand provides concentrated formulas in a number of scents, including Citrus, Lavender Lily, Sport, and Free & Clear.

biokleen

biokleen

ECOS

With ECOS, choose from traditional laundry liquid, sheets, or pods. This vegan laundry detergent comes in fresh fragrances like Magnolia & Lily and Lavender Vanilla, as well as in the unscented Free & Clear.

ECOS

ECOS

Puracy

Keep things simple with Puracy. Just two pumps of this vegan laundry detergent will take care of all your laundry-cleaning needs. Choose from the 16-ounce bottle or the 48-ounce refill. Try it in either Fresh Linen or Free & Clear.

puracy

puracy

ecover

Whether you go with Lavender Field or Fragrance-Free, you will love the planet-friendly clean you get with ecover. While you’re there, be sure to check out their fabric softeners, stain removers, and other household cleaning products.

ecover

ecover

Method

Head to Target or Amazon for this vegan laundry detergent. One of our favorites, Method comes available in both liquids and pods. Select fragrant smells like Sweet Sage, Ginger Mango, Nectarine, and more. We’re not doing laundry, you are!

Method

Method

Mrs. Meyer’s

Mrs. Meyer’s laundry products have us in our cleaning day feels. The soaps fight stains and dirt while reducing the impact on the planet. Excuse us while we tear up over our cruelty-free Lemon Verbena Laundry Pacs.

Mrs. Meyer’s

Mrs. Meyer’s

Earth Breeze

For those of you with sensitive skin, this one is for you! Earth Breeze is dermatologist-tested and only includes gentle ingredients. Plus, their detergent comes in sheet form, reducing plastic jug waste.

Earth Breeze

Courtesy of Earth Breeze

Molly’s Suds

Are you looking for a laundry powder that is super concentrated, tough on dirt, and yet easy on your skin? Then check out Molly’s Suds! Choose from Original, Super Powder with Enzymes, and Activewear.

Molly’s Suds

Molly’s Suds

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Tammie Ortlieb

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Tammie has been with VegOut since its inception. Managing Editor and Maggie’s mom, she’s a former psychology professor who packed up her life and moved across the country from Michigan to California to follow a dream. Indie author, Mother Teresa-wannabe, and vegan for 18 years, she’s a big dreamer with a master’s degree in Developmental Psychology and an educational focus on well-being and thriving. When she’s not working through hyphens and commas, you’ll find her strategizing how to right the inequities of the world.

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