Thursday, May 21, 2009

Safeway Bright Green Products Review & Giveaway

I am always in the market for new eco-friendly cleaners. Particularly all purpose cleaners. I really like to make my own, but my husband absolutely hates the smell of the vinegar. So I was happy to learn about the Bright Green line available at Safeway stores.


Bright Green
features cleaning and laundry products made with naturally derived and biodegradable ingredients, paper products made from 100% recycled content, and high efficiency light bulbs. Each Bright Green product was designed with the customer in mind – someone who values quality products at affordable prices. Bright Green products work effectively and can help Safeway customers contribute to a cleaner and healthier planet.

We developed Bright Green in partnership with Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), a leading third-party provider of certification, auditing and testing services and standards in environmental protection and social responsibility. SCS reviewed each Bright Green product for naturally derived and biodegradable ingredients, post-consumer recycled content and energy efficiency.
I was lucky enough to receive 2 Bright Green products to test out. First up was the All Purpose Cleaner. The first thing I liked was the lemon scent. I'm partial to citrus scents in my cleaners and this one was very nice. I've tried "natural" cleaners that have strong scents that don't smell very natural. That was not the case with this though. It was subtle and very pleasant. To really put its cleaning capabilities to the test, I used it the weekend of my twins' birthday party. I'm not going to lie, my house was pretty trashed before the party. I used the Bright Green cleaner to clean my entire kitchen and it did an awesome job. Sticky spots and stains on the counter were no match for this cleaner! And when the party was all over, I broke it out ounce again to clean up the spills and cake icing that seemed to be everywhere.

I was also given the ULTRA Hand Dish Wash Liquid in Natural Lavender. I will say I am not really a fan of lavender. This is just a personal preference though and I do believe I am in the minority on that. It does also come in lemon scent which I know I would love. I also put this to the test on the big birthday weekend. I had some pretty greasy dishes piled up in my sink the day before the party that I needed to clean up. And I saved the greasiest one just for this. That would be my Green Pan that I had cooked Italian sausages in. By the time I got around to cleaning the pan, the grease had hardened on there and was pretty thick. But the Bright Green dish wash cut right through it with no problems. I was actually quite impressed with how quickly it cleaned it. Great stuff.

What is also wonderful about these Bright Green products is the price. So many natural/green products are so pricey making it hard for the average person to buy. That is not the case with Bright Green. The All Purpose cleaner retails for $3.49 and the Dish Wash for just $2.99. Very, very reasonable! In addition to cleaning products, Bright Green also has laundry products, paper goods and light bulbs! The only thing I am bummed about is there are no Safeway stores near here for me to go out and get some more. Those of you who can shop at Safeway are so lucky!

108 comments:

  1. i would love to try the natural lavendar fabric softber. i love lavendar!

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  2. I'd like to try their CFL Twist Bulbs - 23watt - 2ct (100 watt)

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  6. like to try the bathroom cleaner mverno@roadrunner.com

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  7. I would like to try the Facial Tissue. Hopefully it's not glorified sandpaper.


    -Pam

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  8. I would like to try the bathroom cleaner and the toilet bowl cleaner. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  9. I am a facebook fan (that's how I go to the giveaway).

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  10. I would like to try the Auto Dish Wash Gel.

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  12. I would love to try the 2X HE Liquid Detergent Natural Lavender - 150oz. Thanks for sharing~

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  13. I'd like to try out the toilet cleaner. I'm looking for a good one

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  14. I'd love to try their paper towels!

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  15. I would like to try the 2X HE Liquid Detergent Natural Lavender

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  16. I would like to try the 2X HE Liquid Detergent Natural Lavender.

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  17. I like their facial tissues.

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  18. Toilet Bowl Cleaner - 24oz , I am always looking to find a greener toilet cleaner that works as well as I want it to work.

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  22. Mary
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    I'd really like to try the CFL Twist Bulbs and also the 2X HE Liquid Detergent natural lavender! And a lot more besides lol

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  23. would like to try the paper towels or TP

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  24. I'd like to try the Light Bulbs.

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  25. I think their chlorine free laundry bleach would be interesting to try. Thanks.
    pamelashockley(AT)netscape(DOT)net

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  26. I'd love to try the Fabric Softener Liquid - Natural Lavender.

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  27. I want to try the recycled paper towels and napkins!
    Thanks
    Sarah
    believedreamcourage (at) gmail.com

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  28. I would like to try the floor care.

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  29. The CFL Twist Bulb and facial tissues would be what I'd try!

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  30. I wish we had a Safe Way here because I'm really interested in the Fabric Softener Liquid scented with Natural Lavender

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  32. I would like to try the lavendar fabric softner and the facial tissue

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  34. I'd like to try the floor care. All of it sounds good to me though!

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  35. I'd like to try the CFL Twist Bulb 18watt 2ct

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  36. i would like to try the bathroom cleaner.

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  37. 2X HE Liquid Detergent Free & Clear - 150oz

    Thanks for the giveaway >^..^<

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  38. Right now I could use the CFL Twist Bulb - 23watt - 2ct (100 watt
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  42. I would love to try the Liquid Detergent Free & Clear and the Bleach without the bad stuff.

    Thank you,
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  48. One product I'd like to try is the Fabric Softener Liquid - Natural Lavender. Thanks.
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  49. I'm an e-mail subscriber.
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  50. I follow your blog.
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  51. The natural fabric softner sounds like something good to try. I also love that there are recipes and tips on the web site.

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  52. CFL Twist Bulb - 18watt - 2ct (75 watt)

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  53. I would like to try the 2x He liquid laundry detergent in the lavendar scent

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  54. I would try the biodegradable facial tissues!

    Katie
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  55. I follow you :)

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  56. I would like their CFL Twist Bulb - 23 watt. It gives the equivalent of 100 watts of light.

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  57. I would love to try the Facial Tissue - 150ct!
    We have alot of allergies, so we use these alot.




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  58. I'll try the toilet bowl cleaner.

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  59. I'm gonna have to go for the CFL Twist Bulb 18watt 2ct.

    Thanks!!

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  60. i'd like to try the 2x liquid detergent free and clear.

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  61. like to try lavender softner.
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  62. Would love to try the 2X HE Liquid Detergent Free & Clear laundry soap.

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  63. Oh, the lavendar fabric softener sounds nice.

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  64. I'd love to try the Toilet Bowl Cleaner!

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  65. id love to try the 2X HE Liquid Detergent Free & Clear - 100oz

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  67. I would try the light bulb and bath tissue.
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  68. Fabric Softener Liquid would be my choice to try! Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  69. I'd like to try the HE lavender laundry detergent.

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  70. I'd like to try the toilet cleaner.

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  71. I love the Toilet Bowl Cleaner :)

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  72. I'd like to try the bathroom cleaner and floor cleaner!
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  73. Thanks for the giveaway...The weekend always brings the one dreaded chore that my wife has assigned to me permanently: cleaning the shower; as such, I would like to try the Bright Green Bathroom Cleaner in the hope that it will make this task a bit easier

    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  74. I would like to try the 2X HE Liquid Detergent Free & Clear

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  76. Bright Green Products are awful! I'm environmentally sensitive and I'm always looking for non-toxic cleaning products. I bought a bottle of Bright Green Dish Soap. It was a NIGHTMARE! There was a musky smell that barely hid the noxious smell. The worst part was that it stuck to everything. Plastic bowls absorbed the smell quickly as did my hands. Never again! Back to Biokleen, Planet or 7th Generation.

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