we’re not all about appearances. what’s inside counts, too. find out what goes in our method bottles.

we believe in authenticity and in empowering our advocates to make fully informed decisions about the products they choose. so we disclose the ingredients in our products, the processes we use to make them and the practices and values of method as a company.

For list of ingredients we use in method, please refer               


material assesment
every ingredient used in a method product is comprehensively evaluated by an independent environmental research institute, MBDC. as a result of this rigorous material research process, we can be completely certain of the health and environmental safety of all method products.


all of our core products are Cradle to Cradle certified, and more than 75% meet gold level certification. this means a team of scientists at C2C Institute have rigorously assessed all ingredients, packaging materials and design, processes, making sure that we’ve designed for maximum   material reutilization.



we take pride in developing delightful fragrances that are easy on your nose.

people friendly + planet friendly
in a world where cleaning products smell at best bland and boring, and at worst noxious and offensive (fake pine, anyone?), we take pride in making products that smell great. so we make sure that we put the right attention into developing fragrances that don't pose a threat to people and the environment.


dirty fragrance ingredient lists
our front-end design screen is known as the dirty fragrance ingredients list. it is an array of materials that are frequently used to make conventional fragrances, like phthalates, but that we specify never be used in method's fragrances. Dirty ingredients we don't use :


material safety assessment

all method fragrance ingredients are reviewed by our greenskeeping and toxicology groups.additionally, all of our finished products are clinically tested for irritation and allergy concerns.



effective, safe + biodegradable. our preservatives are necessary for a clean you can count on.


method formulas are predominantly made from naturally derived ingredients, so effective preservatives are required to keep them from spoiling and to maintain their effectiveness and safety over time. by choosing effective preservatives, we can use them at ultra-low concentrations (under 0.1% for most of our cleaners).


 comprehensive assessment
all of the preservatives used in method products have been comprehensively assessed by the material scientists at MBDC, so we can be certain of their full health + environmental profile. this research allows us to be sure that our formulations remain non-toxic and biodegradable.


all of our core products are Cradle to Cradle certified. more than 75% of our portfolio is certified at the gold level, and the remaining products are certified silver.



we believe vibrant colors make cleaning more fun, so we use colorants that are safe for people + the planet.


 vibrant colour
vibrant color is a pillar of great design. we believe sustainability should be beautiful, lively and appealing. so we design our products that way. we do this by using safe, environmentally compatible colorants that are effective at ultra-low concentrations, that are non-toxic and will not accumulate in the environment.


 responsible colourants
we use only colorants that are safe for people and the environment. some are made from natural materials, but the majority of the most effective ones are made synthetically. in either case, we find the safe ones by partnering with our colorant suppliers to complete detailed health + environmental material assessments.