by Michael dEstries
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Consumer Reports recently did a whole bunch of laundry in an effort to find out what detergents are the best for removing tough stains. In all, 50 commercially-available detergents were put to the test — including Martha Stewart’s new eco-friendly “Clean” brand.

The dirty truth? Martha’s brand came in dead last — barely cleaning better than plain ‘ole water, something that goes against her claims of a “great value”. And it’s not just because Martha’s product is free of chemicals that it sucked — both Seventh Generation and Kirkland Signature Free & Clear boast similar all-natural properties and cleaned “reasonably well”.

Check out Consumer Reports’ video on the disappointing “Clean” brand below:

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=754430220 Remy C.

    I’m really curious about the overall results of the 50 brands they tested, but the article is only available to paid subscribers online. I will visit my public library tomorrow, which has the magazine on its shelves.