Friday, May 11, 2012

Mountain Green Dishwashing Liquid




I'm always on the look-out for green cleaners, detergents and dishwashing liquids that truly do "walk the talk" when it comes to being a good product to buy.

As we all know, that's not always the case with some so-called "green" products and companies. An example of this: Seventh Generation dishwashing liquid.

Fortunately, there are companies who are offering alternatives to main-stream, chemically-laden cleaners that we can feel better about using. And that still do a good job of cleaning!

I recently tried: Mountain Green Baby Bottle & Dishwashing Liquid for the first time. I had been doing an online search (again) for some better choices for dishwashing liquid products. 

I found the Mountain Green brand over at BuyGreen.com. I was impressed by the very short ingredient list for this product and all the other information provided at the BuyGreen.com site that were all pluses about trying this product.





Click through to the product page to read (a lot of good information here) and judge for yourself.

Here is some of the general information provided: Mountain Green products are all natural and skin sensitive. This dishwashing liquid is accredited by Leaping Bunny and Feingold organizations.

Why would you want to leave harsh chemical residue on the plates, glasses and untensils you use every day? Not good for you or the planet. Mountain Green diswashing liquid is just as effective with out uneccesary toxins. 

All Mountain Green products are free of harsh chemicals, phosphates, phosphorous, enzymes, PEG, polycarboxylates, benzene, cocamide DEA, chlorine, SLS parabens and artificial dyes. 

Dishwashing liquid available in Orange Burst, Green Apple and Baby Free and Clear (the type with no-scent I've tried so far) in 25 oz bottles.


After my own research, I was ready to give it a try.

 In terms of cleaning dishes effectively, Mountain Green Dishwashing Liquid does a great job! My criteria for any dishsoap is the "grease-cutting" factor. If it doesn't work when it comes to effectively removing oil and grease, it's off the list for future purchases. This product delivered!

 No residue or scent left behind, after rinsing dishes.

It has a very low-level of sudsing but as I'm finding out, having a lot of soap-suds can be an indication of some undesirable ingredients in products like sodium lauryl sulphate, a definite no-no, for so many reasons. I can live without suds if the dishes are clean; it just takes a bit of getting used to, after years unfortunately (sigh....) of using mainstream, sudsy dishwashing liquids.

Reasonably priced too. A 25 fl. oz. bottle at BuyGreen.com is $4.75. Price is no longer an excuse for buying those main-stream brands that leave a lot to be desired.

If you've been looking for a green dishwashing liquid that you can feel good about using, is reasonably priced and that really works, you might want to give this one a try!


Overall rating for this product: Excellent. 5 out of 5.

6 comments:

  1. This does sound good, Geraldine.
    It's nice to hear about a green product that is also effective against grease.
    I'll be checking the site.
    Brenda

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  2. Great review. This is a very good product. The grease-cutting factor is so important. No scent either, I like that too.

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  3. I can relate to the bubbles thing. I was also conditioned to believe the bubbles meant it cleaned better, and it's hard to break that habit.

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  4. Hi Brenda, I've been doing a lot of searching re: green dishwashing liquids and they vary a LOT. Some good, some not even green...Mountain Green is one of the best I've tried to date.

    Hi Joe, I agree, it's all about the grease-cutting factor when it comes to dishwashing liquids, in terms of how they work. this one certainly passed that test!

    Hi Rumpy, It's conditioning I guess. A lot of years, with a lot of suds...NOT good, after all.

    Happy Weekend, G

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  5. That's a great review. Thanks for keeping us up to date on these products.

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  6. That is really good info m'dear:)

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