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The Best eco-friendly fabric conditioner brands that work


Our guide to eco-friendly fabric conditioners will keep your clothes looking great without damaging the environment.

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You may already know that I am a big fan of. This description is misleading. This eco-friendly fabric treatment is made with white vinegar and optional essential oils.

Vinegar may seem like a simple way to soften clothes naturally, but it is incredibly effective. It’s also a safer alternative to the chemical-laden conditioners which pollute our rivers and lakes. My clothes feel naturally soft, and it helps remove any soapy residue. Vinegar won’t clog your washing machine. It’s also cheaper and more efficient than fabric conditioners. This is the best solution for both your clothes and our planet.

After decades of using my natural cleaning products and making my own cleaning products, it is clear that vinegar may not be for everyone.

Some people smell vinegar. This smell will disappear completely, I promise.

Some people don’t think that adding vinegar to the fabric conditioner drawer is beneficial. I have tried my best to promote the white vinegar as a cleaning miracle.

We can be friends even if I can’t convince you to include vinegar in your laundry routine. Let me instead point you to eco-friendly fabric conditioners that are just as effective as conventional brands. You can still use vinegar to green your laundry without having to switch.

How to Choose the Best Eco-Friendly Fabric Conditioner

You can use the links below to jump to each brand of eco-friendly fabric conditioner or scroll down to read the entire post.

Clothes Doctor

Clothes Dr has a range of laundry care products that are specially formulated to help you take good care of your clothes and make them last as long as they can.

This eco-friendly fabric softener uses essential oils of basil and mandarin to soften and detoxify your favorite garments.

This blend is vegan and cruelty-free. It’s free of formaldehyde and palm oil and doesn’t contain microplastics. It’s also packaged in an aluminum bottle that is plastic-free and infinitely recyclable.

Even the label has been compostable. Peel it off and place it in the compost bin before recycling.

The one-liter bottle is super concentrated and can provide up to 118 washings. The softener is a great value, even though it feels like a premium product.

Clothes Doctor fabric conditioning is a favorite of ours. The bottle is beautiful and looks great in the kitchen or utility area. This is something you can only say about some fabric conditioners. It also leaves your clothes feeling soft and smelling nice. Combine it with matching laundry detergent to give your clothes a sophisticated, natural scent.

Join the Clothes Doctor mailing list and receive 10% off your first purchase.


Minimal, a company that offers a closed-loop cleaning and laundry system, is committed to reducing our dependence on single-use disposable plastic.

You can purchase a starter kit for a glass bottle that includes a convenient refill via post. You can also use your glass bottle. Then you can buy refill cartons of 5 liters or 1-litre pouches. Once you have filled your bottle with Miniml’s product, return the empty bag or carton to Miniml. Miniml will clean and reuse the cartons and bags.

Miniml’s Fabric Conditioner comes in tropical coconut or fresh linen scents. It is made from a naturally derived softening agent to protect fibers.

This vegan and cruelty-free mix is free of parabens and phthalates. It also contains no triclosan or sodium lauryl sulfate. It is gentle for sensitive skin and kind to clothes and the environment.

We love the cost-effectiveness and budget-friendliness of this fabric conditioner. This fabric conditioner is very cost-effective. We also like how it makes our clothes soft without using too much. Miniml is also great for its zero-waste laundry approach.

Use the code CLEAN10 to get 10% off on all Miniml Cleaning Products.


Bio D is one of the first eco-friendly cleaning brands. It has been around for 40 years.

This eco-friendly, vegan fabric conditioner that is extra concentrated is free of nasty chemicals. Parabens are on the list, as well as SLS, mineral oil, microbeads, phthalates phosphates, synthetic fragrances palm oil.

This fabric conditioner is made of 100% natural plant-based ingredients and helps protect your clothes by leaving them soft, static-free, and easy to iron.

Bio-D has fragrance-free products for people with allergies or sensitive skin. Allergy UK has certified Bio-D’s fragrance-free fabric conditioner. This seal of approval provides confidence to allergy sufferers that the product has been thoroughly tested and certified to be safe for use.

While we would love to see Bio-D implement a closed-loop recycling system, the bottles are made out of 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled. You can also buy bulk sizes of 5 liters to reduce your plastic consumption.

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