10 Best Vegan Laundry Detergents (Powders & Liquids)
Vegan Liquid Detergents
Method 8X Concentrated Laundry Detergent
Right off the bat you’ll notice that the Method 8x laundry detergent looks a lot different than most other detergents.
It boasts a total weight of fewer than two pounds, is easy to carry and gives you full control of the amount of detergent with its no-mess dosing pump.
Method’s “smartclean technology” works like a magnet by sticking to the dirt and stains on clothing rather than being surrounded by water like most other detergents.
This product is made from 95% renewable ingredients, and the bottle is made from 50% recycled plastic. Method did make this product as friendly to the planet as it is to the animals.
- Ultra concentrated plant-based formula
- 50 washes per bottle
- Effective, safe + biodegradable
- Free & Clear – no dyes. no perfumes
- PETA Approved Cruelty-Free & Vegan
Puracy Natural Liquid Laundry Detergent (Sulfate-Free)
Puracy’s Natural Laundry Detergent is created by doctors and is approved for sensitive skin and allergy sufferers.
This product is an industry leader in environmental impact by boasting a 10x concentration and only requires ¼ ounce per load, which reduces plastic, water, and energy by over 80%.
The pump top eliminates spilling and measuring, helping to you save money and the planet!
The safe an effective enzyme formulation means that if can be used on anything and everything including (but not limited to) delicates, dark clothes, cloth diapers, microfiber towels as well as septic and gray water systems.
- 96 loads per bottle
- plant-based enzymes, purifying natural minerals, coconut-based cleansersDeveloped by doctors
- Vegan – No animal testing or by-products
- No phosphates, sulfates, petrochemicals, chlorine, perfumes, dyes, allergens
Sun & Earth 2X Concentrated Natural Laundry Detergent
Sun & Earth’s Free & Clear Unscented Laundry Detergent is perfectly safe to use in both cold and hot water, standard or high-efficiency washing machines, and hard or soft water.
Nothing you slow at it can slow it down. Derived from a hypoallergenic formula that has no added dyes preservatives or perfumes which make this product perfect for people with sensitive or easily irritated skin.
Even though this product is free from perfumes, it does have a great airy citrus smell which will be sure to leave your clothes smelling fresh and clean.
- 100 high-efficiency loads / 52 standard loads
- Great for sensitive skin
- Safe for delicates and fine fabrics
- Tough on stains like grass, makeup, wine, and coffee.
- No chemical preservatives, chemical preservatives, allergens or dyes
- Vegan, Kosher, non-toxic, hypoallergenic & biodegradable
Biokleen Laundry Liquid
This laundry liquid from Biokleen is perfect for sensitive skin and does a great job at removing the toughest grease, dirt, stains and odors, but is still gentle enough for delicate fabrics, cloth diapers, and hand washables.
Residues can irritate skin or ruin fabrics so you’ll be happy to know that with this detergent, it rinses clean without any traces of residue.
This laundry liquid is 3X concentrated which effectively reduces packaging, waste, energy and gets clothes washed with only one load.
That means it’s great for the environment, for the animals, and your wallet.
- 128 high-efficiency loads / 64 standard loads
- Family owned and operated since 1989
- Leaves no residue or harsh scent
- No Phosphate, petroleum solvents, chlorine, butyl, ammonia, glycol, ether, metasilicate, brighteners, SLES, or EDTA.
- 100% Vegan, no animal testing or animal by-products
Planet 2X Ultra Laundry Detergent
The Planet 2x Ultra Detergent is Free & Clear and safe for the environment.
It was independently certified by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) to confirm it’s 100% Biodegradable.
This high-efficiency formula is tough on stains and grease, yet it rinses clean and is perfectly safe for sensitive skin and baby clothes.
- Up to 32 loads
- For standard and HE Washers
- Contains minimum of 25% recycled plastic
- No fragrances, enzymes, dyes, optical brighteners or phosphates
- Safe for septic and greywater systems.PETA-Approved Vegan & Cruelty-Free. Not tested on animals
Allens Naturally Liquid Soap Laundry Detergent
Allens Naturally liquid laundry detergent is made from all natural ingredients.
It’s delicate on fabrics and cleans clothes thoroughly leaving virtually no perfume or residue that are known to irritate sensitive skin.
This product is fragrance and dye free which means that it’s not only better for you but also safe for your baby.
In fact, this product is recommended by many diaper manufacturers including Bum Genius, AMP Diapers, Snap-EZ, Fuzzi Bunz, Kissaluvs, Wonderoos, and Bumkins.
- Concentrated for 512 HE loads
- Good for standard and HE machines
- All natural ingredients
- Leaping Bunny Approved.
- Vegan & Cruelty-Free
Attitude Little Ones Fragrance Free Laundry Detergent
Attitude little ones laundry detergent provides an efficient and safe way to clean baby clothes without harsh chemicals or contaminants.
But the best thing about this laundry detergent (and company) is how committed to the environment they are.
Attitude is certified eco-friendly by Eco Logo, which is the most prestigious certification in North America.
Attitude is also CO2 neutral which means their manufacture with 100% renewal energy and they also plant trees to compensate for their inevitable green house gas emissions.
- Good for 35 Loads
- All natural & EcoLogo Certified
- Fragrance-free & Hypoallergenic
- Cruelty-Free & Vegan
- Septic tank safe
Vegan Powder Detergents
Biokleen Laundry Powder Free and Clear
If you prefer to use a powdered laundry detergent, then this product from Biokleen might be a great option to check out.
It brightens both whites and colors with similar stain fighting power to Oxygen Bleach.
This product contains extracts of citrus and grapefruit seeds as well as plant-based surfactants that help to remove tough odors and stains.
This product does rinse clean and leaves no traces of fumes or residue in the fabric.
- 150 HE Loads/100 Standard Loads
- Gentle on senses and skin
- Cleans tough stains and odors
- 100% Vegan & Cruelty-free
- ZERO Phosphate, Glycol ether, ammonia, petroleum solvents, chlorine, butyl, brighteners, SLS or SLES, EDTA or DEA priority pollutants.
Molly’s Suds Ultra-Concentrated Laundry Powder
Molly’s Suds Laundry Detergent is highly efficient with only one tablespoon being required per laundry load.
This product does just a good a job as the conventional laundry detergents and is even more effective than the natural brands but doesn’t use any harsh chemicals, toxins, fillers, preservatives and GMOs.
This detergent can be used in all water temperatures and is safe for septic and HE washing machines.
Of course, whenever we find a brand that's both kind to living animals and safe for the environment, we love to talk about them.
- Good for 120 loads
- Free from toxins and harsh chemicals
- No preservatives or GMO ingredients.
- Gentle on sensitive skin
- Made from packaging that uses 70% less waste
- Certified Vegan, Gluten-Free and Cruelty-Free
Country Save Gentle Powder Soap Laundry Detergent
Country Save HE Laundry Detergent gives you approximately 160 loads in a 10lbs, completely biodegradable, box.
This product is ultra-concentrated, gentle on sensitive skin, makes a great baby detergent and safe for cloth diapers.
When you get the detergent, you might be shocked at how small the scoop is inside the box and wonder if it provides enough soap to clean a load of laundry.
Country Save won’t give out too many secrets, but they say their bulk density is about 74 lbs per cubic foot where a company like Tide (largest detergent brand) is about 37lbs per cubic foot.
This means that they pack more punch into each scoop – No fillers and no air. Another cool fact is that over the last five years, the largest family vacation resort company in the world, Wyndham/Worldmark Vacation Resorts, has used Country Save Powdered Detergent exclusively.
- Fragrance and dye free
- Completely biodegradable & 100% phosphate free
- Gentle on sensitive skin and Septic Tank Safe
- Gluten free; no coconut-derived ingredients
- 100% Vegan and Cruelty-Free