Household supplies are the unsung heroes of domestic life. You never fully appreciate dinnerware, toilet paper, garbage bags, and other household staples until that fateful moment you need them but realize you forgot to buy more.
Greener Homes for the Win
Who says disposable household products can’t be sustainable, or that insect repellent is a call to Poison Control waiting to happen? Organic, natural, healthy: That’s our inventory of household wares in three words. Here are some other words that describe our household supplies:
- FSC certified
Top Household Supplies Brands
They’re all fantastic, but here are a few of the best brands to check out first:
If it’s safe and sustainable tableware you need, look no further than Repurpose. The brand’s plant-based, petroleum-free dinnerware is safe for your family and easy on the environment. Repurpose’s entire line of products is durable, non-toxic, and BPA-free.
Seventh Generation’s products clean up your messes without creating a new mess somewhere else. The Burlington, Vermont-based line of household and personal care products uses plant-based ingredients and recycled packaging to minimize environmental impact. No synthetic dyes, no artificial fragrances, and hypoallergenic ingredients make for a product line that’s gentle on you but tough on messes.
Who knew reusable dish cloths could be eco-friendly and whimsical? Three Bluebirds did. Just one of the Connecticut-based company’s biodegradable, reusable cloths can replace 17 rolls of paper towels.
Best Household Supplies
Keep it fresh and clean with these natural household supplies:
Mushroom Print Swedish Dishcloth by Three Bluebirds
Technically, only some fungi have cellulose, but we still love the idea of printing fungi on a reusable dishrag that’s 70% cellulose and entirely biodegradable.
Murphy's Naturals Mosquito Repellent Incense Sticks
No D.E.E.T., no petroleum, no mosquitos. These all-natural, fragrant incense sticks repel insects with citronella, rosemary, peppermint, lemongrass, and cedarwood oils.
If You Care 13 Gallon Tall Compostable Kitchen Bags
These compostable kitchen bags are made from 100% GMO-free potato starch. They’re stronger and more sustainable than bags made from corn starch.
Natural Deodorizers & Dehumidifiers
Breathe easier with organic deodorizers and dehumidifiers:
Ever Bamboo Room Deodorizer & Dehumidifier
Get a year of use from this bamboo charcoal-based, deodorizer and dehumidifier, and then use the granules to regulate moisture in your houseplants’ soil.
Ever Bamboo Shoe Deodorizer + Dehumidifier
Make your shoes smell great again with this unscented, biodegradable shoe deodorizer made from bamboo charcoal.
Ever Bamboo Fridge + Freezer Deodorizer
Ditch the baking soda in favor of this bamboo charcoal-based fix for fridge and freezer-borne odors.
Organic Pest Control
Control pests the safe way:
Aunt Fannie's Flypunch: Fruit Fly Trap
Reclaim your kitchen and protect your produce with this non-toxic, all-natural fruit-fly trap.
Murphy's Naturals Ceramic Incense Stick Holder
Burn your Murphy’s Naturals Mosquito Repellent Incense Stick in its very own, purpose-made ceramic incense stick holder.
Stay Away Natural Spider Repellent
Keep your entryways, basements, and cabinets spider-free with a non-toxic repellent that emanates scents of citronella, lemongrass, and rosemary.
Natural Household Supplies: How-tos and Hacks
Interested in all things green and organic in the household? Read more here:
Learn How to Compost
Get a crash course on composting, including what you can and can’t compost, what happens to your compost once you’re done with it, and much more.
Find the Best Green Cleaning Products
It turns out you can make a lot of DIY cleaning products with apple cider vinegar. Read all about it here.
Our Guide to Essential Oil Diffusers
Learn about all things oil diffusers, including the different types, how they work, and of course, how to keep them clean.