Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care: World Environment Day

Today, people all over the world are celebrating World Environment Day. It’s an opportunity to reevaluate the impact each of us has on the environment and decide to make wiser, more conscientious choices regarding the place we all call home. This year, the theme is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.” At Melaleuca, that theme is important to us. We work hard every day to make sure that our products and business practices are environmentally friendly. We are passionate about and committed to eco-friendly practices that contribute to sustaining Mother Nature and planet Earth:

No Harsh Chemicals
Instead of harsh chemicals like chlorine bleach, ammonia, and formaldehyde, Melaleuca EcoSense® products are powered by naturally derived ingredients including essential oils.

Concentrated Products
Melaleuca products are concentrated, which means that we use less plastic, less fuel, and less water. That leads to our using fewer resources and creating less pollution. If all the plastic that Melaleuca customers have saved since 1985 were turned into laundry baskets, there would be enough to circle the earth seven times!

We use sustainably sourced and recycled materials in our, shipping materials and product packaging. We also recycle every material we can, from cardboard boxes to plastic bottles.

Our distribution facility uses skylights and energy-efficient lighting to cut back on electricity. Our Idaho Falls facilities are powered by 97% hydro and wind energy!

We save you the cost of driving to the grocery store by shipping products directly to you. Trucks leave our distribution center packed to full capacity in order to maximize fuel use.

Your Melaleuca orders are packed with air pillows instead of bubble wrap of Styrofoam peanuts, which create far less waste in landfills and require less fuel to ship to your door.

Reusable plastic bins are used to move products at our plant instead of industry-standard, disposable cardboard boxes. Once the bins can no longer be used, they are recycled into fiber optic cables.

Melaleuca EcoSense® products are formulated with natural, biodegradable ingredients that do not disrupt the ecosystem when they return to our waterways.

The products we make are processed, packaged, and delivered in conscientious ways and offer you a safe and effective alternative to store brands so you don’t have to compromise. Since 1985, Melaleuca Customers like you have helped save or avoid over:

  • 166,100,000 pounds of plastic
  • 34,800,000 gallons of gasoline
  • 37,000,000 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions
  • 84,082,000 pounds of algae-choking waterways

And they’ve done that just by switching to smarter, safer, cleaner products.

“Although individual decisions may seem small in the face of global threats and trends, when billions of people join forces in common purpose, we can make a tremendous difference.” –UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

For thirty years, Melaleuca has made environmental wellness an important part of our company culture one person at a time. Make your own commitment to living sustainably. Choose to purchase products from companies that are committed to eco-friendly practices. Consume less, and consume more carefully. Celebrate World Environment Day every day. In doing so, you’ll make a difference for the environment and our entire global community!


  1. James LaBathe on June 5, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    I have been a customer since 2008.
    There is no other products I would ever consider using.
    Melaleuca is awesome.

  2. Cindy Patriquin on June 6, 2015 at 4:16 am

    It is so great to know that I am also making a small difference in our environment by using consumable products that are not polluting the earth. But I am also helping in a larger way by sharing what I know to friends and family. When we all work together we can make bigger changes.

  3. Jennifer Wortham on June 6, 2015 at 7:07 am

    I’m so excited to be a part of something so huge!! This company has changed my life and the lives of several family members… medical issues that were problematic, even under doctor care, are now stable and controlled!!

  4. Betty Parcher on June 7, 2015 at 7:46 am

    I Love my Melaleuca products and knowing that they are keeping my world a cleaner and safer place to be!!!

  5. Cheryl Craig on July 21, 2015 at 2:13 pm

    I’ve been a customer since Feb. 2014 and not ever looking back. Thanks Melaleuca, so glad I found you, I just love everything about them.

  6. Jim McCune on May 19, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    I have been a customer since March of 1993 and would never shop anywhere else for the types of products Melaleuca manufactures. They are the best, safest most economical products on the market today and my family loves them all.

  7. Pat Carron on June 20, 2019 at 10:26 pm

    I have been a Preferred Customer since 1/24/1991, and want to say a big AMEN to the last reply for it’s so appros to my feelings also! We love, love, love Melaleuca , our terrific line of natural products, as well as the intregerty Melaleuca stands for! In fact, in my 28 1/2 years
    I have never recieved a ‘back-up’ order for I always know what I want & need! Plus, in all those years I’ve NEVER had a cold, the flu, or an upper-respitory- infection, or even a sore-throat that materialized for I’ve taken our terrific Vitamins from my very beginning with Melaleuca! So, PRAISE the Lord for Melaleuca, which is such an awesome company!

  8. Kay Galli on July 2, 2019 at 10:13 am

    I am new to Melaleuca. So far the products I have used, I really like. Looking forward to trying more products.

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  10. TERESA Miller on May 29, 2020 at 6:35 am

    New to products so far I like the products I’ve tried.