The Dirt on Dish Soap

The Dirt on Dish Soap

Stephanie Kinnear
Jun 18, 2008

If you're anything like us, you probably feel pretty good about your dish soap. You've found a green brand that you're comfortable with, and you're not looking back.

We love Method's lavender scented dish soap. But, now we're reconsidering our options.

According to this highly informational article at Grist, there are some nasty things lurking in some of the dish soaps we'd always considered perfectly pure -- namely 1,4-dioxane.

The article recommends making your own dish soap using Dr. Bronner's, but does go on to test six green dish soaps.

Their favorite? You'll have to read the article to find out. (Hint: It's, unfortunately, not what we've been using!)

So, we're wondering. What dish soap do you use? How do you like it? And, have you tried making your own (using Dr. Bronner's or any other recipe)?

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