Looking for a way to Keep your whole house clean while still remaining “Green”? Well look no more, here it is….Simple Green has everything from pet stain and odour remover, to deck and fence cleaner to paint prep and brush cleaner, to hand soap and the list certainly doesnt end there, and the best part is they are all Non toxic or Low Toxicity and almost all of them are biodegradable.
The Company was started over 30 years ago, long before “environmentally friendly” products were mandated by law. Bruce FaBrizio and his father developed a safer alternative to the toxic cleaners then being used to remove tannic acid, by-product of coffee roasting, from roasting machinery. It took three years to perfect the biodegradable, not-toxic, non-flammable, non-abrasive formula. After its initial success, Bruce began selling Simple Green to automotive and industrial customers in 55-gallon drums; which he delivered in his van, for use as a cleaner on equipment and floors. In 1979, just as initial retail marketing efforts were beginning to pay off, Bruce’s father died. Bruce managed to keep the business alive and in 1981 gave his company the name it continues to carry — Sunshine Makers, Inc. Simple Green was then introduced nationally into several new markets including hardware/Do It Yourself, consumer grocery & drug, GSA (government) and Club-Store classes of trade. In the early 1990s, Bruce created the Environmental Technology Division within his company in order to define the cutting edge of today’s cleaning solutions and solidify his company’s high standards for environmental responsibility.
Their Mission: “We, the Sunshine Makers, as a socially responsible company, are committed to being worldwide market leaders providing quality, environmentally safe, cleaning products.”
We recieved products from Simple Greens “Naturals” line, they are all made from 100% natural ingredient sources (chicory, coconut, corn, palm, naturally occurring minerals, salt and sugar, and water. Nothing else) and are all biodegradable. Non-toxic and not tested on animals and the bottles are 100% recyclable PETE plastic bottles and it is even printed with Soy Ink.
With a dog four kids and a husband in the house theres usually something that needs to be cleaned so we put it to work right away, first we used the Simple Green naturals carpet cleaner on a small blood spot found just hours earlier on the boys bedroom floor, neither of them will tell me a believeable story as to how it got there however and after spraying it and blotting it it came right out, it hadnt been there all that long as it wasnt dry but none the less still impressive. Then Lee took the bathroom cleaner down to “his” shower in the mancave and sprayed it let it sit for a few minutes then turned on the shower and gave it wipe and the tiles and grout were effortlessly cleaned.
We tried out the Simple Green natural floor cleaner on our hardwood floors and the shine left behind was beautiful, I usually only use vinegar on my floors because with the kids walking on them and honestly the babies licking them I am very not comfortable with traditional cleaners. We have a towel on a stick (mop like thing) for our hardwood floors already so it was simple to use just spray on and wipe much like working with a swiffer. The multi Surface Cleaner speaks for itself and I love how clean my stuff feels. The hand soap is great as well, it works awesome in our automatic soap dispensor which we were unsure if it would because it is so thick, and it does not leave behind a strong perfumed scent which I cannot stand and don’t believe the men in the house like smelling like roses either.
Never again will I have to worry about what I am putting on my floors that my kids or pets will touch or ingest, with Simple Green I know I am doing what is right for my kids, pets, family and environment.
Thank you Simply Green for this great product to review.