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Top clean hand soaps for non-toxic hand washing

Keep your hands — and the planet! — super clean with these clean hand soaps.

Children washing hands with clean hand soap

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With only 9% of the world's plastic being recycled in any given year, it's critical to take steps to reduce our everyday reliance on plastic, and clean hand soap is a great place to start! Not only are there some great companies creating truly innovative, plastic-free products, but their clean formulas ensure that what you wash down the drain won't harm your local waterways. 

Plus, at a time when supply chains can sometimes be a little wonky, plastic-free hand soap is perfect for long-term storage. Most come in tiny tabs that store indefinitely and just need to be dropped into water to activate.

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dropps ​​Foaming Hand Soap Starter Kit

Why It's Cool
Love a good foamy soap? This Dropps formula, which comes in three unique scents or entirely unscented, gives a satisfying foam without the usual plastic packaging, as the soap comes in pods within a cardboard box. Refill the amber glass foaming dispenser over and over.


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Dropps ​​Foaming Hand Soap Starter Kit

hello Foaming Hand Soap Tablet Starter Kit

Why It's Cool
With just warm water and a few shakes, hello offers a plastic-free foaming hand soap that lasts ages. Dermatologist-tested for sensitive skin, these small-but-mighty tablets are a great option if your household needs gentle soaps.


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Hello Foaming Hand Soap Tablet Starter Kit

Cleancult Refillable Foaming Hand Soap Bottle

Why It's Cool
The adorable bottle design caught our attention first, but don't worry: Cleancult's soap has both form and function. The coconut-based hand soap cleans and moisturizes without any worries about what nasty chemicals you're sending down the sink.


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Cleancult Refillable Foaming Soap Bottle

Blueland Hand Soap Starter Set

Why It's Cool
One tablet, a little water from the sink, and you're good to go for ages. EPA Safer Choice, Cradle to Cradle certified, and Leaping Bunny (cruelty-free) — this soap meets all of your green living criteria and more.


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Blueland Soap Starter Set

eddi Hand Soap Starter Set

Crafted from coconut and olive oil, these all-natural soaps are available in recyclable aluminum bottles and can be filled into any hand soap dispenser. That said, these dispensers are so sleek, picking one up is a no-brainer if you don't already have one for your sink.


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Eddi Hand Soap Starter Set

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