Echotopia™ Re-Use Jars                  #ZeroWaste

Echotopia™ Re-Use Jars                  #ZeroWaste

Echotopia™ Bulk Bags                            #BulkUp

Echotopia™ Bulk Bags                            #BulkUp

Upcycled Containers               #CommonSense

Upcycled Containers               #CommonSense

Echotopia™Seed Rounds       #BuildBiodiversity

Echotopia™Seed Rounds       #BuildBiodiversity

Lavender on Laundry Line           #GardenHerbs

Lavender on Laundry Line           #GardenHerbs

Together, We Can Clean  It Up!

For our story, see our fundraising video HERE.

See farmers market photos HERE.

Our products:

Lavender, Sage & Rosemary Laundry Powder.  Works in all washing machines, top loading and HE side loading. Put directly in the drum.

Lemon Thyme Scouring Scrub. For kitchen and bath surfaces such as sinks, stove tops, tile and grout. Degreaser and multi-purpose surface cleaner. 

Hint of Mint Hand Scrub.  Exfoliating and moisturizing hand cleaner. Removes tough odors and stubborn stains, even from cuticles and nails. Ideal for cooks, farmers, gardeners, mechanics, painters, cobblers, crafters and people who fish.

Echotopia™ waste-free natural cleaning products are aromatherapeutic and are made by hand in small batches. They are sold at Baltimore farmers markets year round. They are highly concentrated, so a little bit goes a long way.

At markets, customers can 1) bring their own containers, 2) use our free upcycled containers when in stock, 3) buy Echotopia™ re-use glass jars or canvas bags, then return for discounted refills.

Each Echotopia™ purchase is an investment in body, home, community, earth with immediate, positive impact.  Our products promote health, are biodegradable, and don't contain deadly chemicals. We honor business partners with fair payment. Our containers are made regionally or elsewhere in the U.S. Our child- and pet-friendly cleaners get the job done, and are mixed locally and ethically from our small garden and from natural ingredients.

Echotopia™ implements cleaner, greener practices.  We use salvaged, compostable or recyclable materials at every opportunity, including our manufacturing process and shipping. Our work space uses 100% wind power offsets. We help reduce public and environmental health costs of hand and household cleaning because we strive to be petroleum and plastic-free in our packaging and ingredients. Our petroleum-free ingredients don't contain nasty chemicals that harm our precious waterways. Our reuse containers do not become plastic, toxic waste destined for landfill, incinerators, or fragile natural settings like parks, trees, and rivers. We will implement non-fossil fuel transportation at our earliest opportunity.

Echotopia™ partners with our customers to create local wildflower habitats through another unique product, our Seed Rounds, homemade 3" paper discs embedded with native flower seeds In our first year of business alone, our customers planted dozens of Echotopia™ Seed Rounds. By September 2016, the results are encouraging: multiplying wildlife gardens that are feeding embattled bees, birds, butterflies and others in our shared, delicate food chain. Echotopia's experiment in ecosystem education and restoration, one micro-habitat at a time, is an ongoing invitation to customers: To join us in protecting life's interdependence, patiently through the seasons, in the glorious Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Echotopia™ is a new economy, community based,  import replacement, social enterprise for every one. Like a melodic echo, this is music to our ears. More echoes to come. 

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Echotopia™ Zero Waste Natural Cleaning Products


Lavender, Sage & Rosemary Laundry Powder

Soothing, calming scent, works in all washing machines, Contains natural cleaners, not dangerous chemicals, phosphates or fragrances, Safe for kids and sensitive skin.

Lavender,Sage & Rosemary Laundry Powder

Hint of Mint Hand Scrub

Fresh, enlivening smell, eliminates stains and odors, is exfoliating & moisturizing. Use after fishing, gardening, cooking, painting, mechanics and more. Hole in lid for easy sprinkling.

Hint of Mint Hand Scrub

Hint of Mint Hand Scrub

Lemon Thyme Scouring Scrub

Delightful clean aroma, has disinfectant properties. Is good for kitchen & bath surfaces such as sinks, stove tops and tiles. Daisy sprinkle lid for easy pouring.

Lemon Thyme Scouring Scrub

Seed Rounds for Planting

Homemade artisan labels have a comforting, woodsy scent from drying in the Sun, and are made with old paper & native wildflower seeds from local gardens.

Native Wildflower Seed Round Labels

Echotopia™ products are sold in Baltimore, MD. See Facebook and Twitter for updates.


Saturday, November 26 9-2pm: Waverly Main Street Holiday Pop Up at 32nd St. Market. Saturday, December 3 Baltimore Women's Maker Collective Holiday Pop Up at Open Works . Sunday, December 4 Holistic Holiday Pop Up Market at Mt. Vernon Marketplace. Sunday, December  11 'For The Greater Goods' Market 11-4pm at Church and Company in Hampden. 

32nd Street Farmers' Market
SATURDAYS a.m. Feb 13 & 27, March 5, 12, 19, April 2, 16 & 23, May 7 & 28, June 25, July 16 & 23, 2016, Sept 17 & 24, November 12 & 19, December 17, 2016.

Baltimore Farmers' Market
SUNDAYS April 17 & 24, May 8 & 29, June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24, Sept 11 & 25, October 9 and 23, November 6 & 20, December 18, 2016.

Fells Point Farmers Market
SATURDAYS a.m. schedule: June 11 & 18, July 9, September 10, October 8, 15 & 29, November 5, 2016.


Dear customers, have you planted your Seed Rounds? See our FB album to help identify what's growing. And read on:

Seed Rounds represent our joint effort to offer host plants, and to feed songbirds, hummingbirds, butterflies, honey bees and other pollinators. Did you plant your Seed Round? What germinated? Did you receive new pollinator visitors? Please share your photos on Instagram @echotopiandiane  or email us at with "SEED ROUNDS" in subject line. Include your zip code so we can begin to map out our progress. What's in our Seed Rounds: 

Native perennials: Black-eyed Susan, Echinacea (or Purple Cone Flower), Butterfly Weed, Joe Pie Weed, Common Milkweed, Swamp Milkweed, Aster, Goldenrod, Bee Balm (purple and red). 

Other flowers: Giant Marigold, Giant Zinnea, Evening Primrose (biennial), Lobelia, Purple/Red Clover.

Thanks for your partnership and effort in Baltimore's unique biodiversity-building-business model. Gratitude also to Blue Water Baltimore for pollinator garden workshops.  

Sincerely, Diane, Chief Alchemist, Echotopia LLC

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In The News
Home, Green Home by Michelle Moncrieffe, "Baltimore Magazine" October 2015
Baltimore Based Sustainability Start Up Making Change Through Creative Activism by Daniel Stuelpnagel, "What Weekly" July 17, 2015
Why Choosing Toxic Free Cleaning Products Is a Good Idea by Laurel Peltier, "Baltimore Fishbowl" June, 11, 2015


Customer Testimonials
"I knew this Echotopia Laundry Detergent smelled great and was environmentally friendly, but I was not expecting it to work better than products from large-scale producers. When I pulled three items out of the dryer, stains that had been there for months were gone! So to my surprise, doing something that benefits the environment came at no sacrifice of performance. It actually restored clothing I had taken out of my office-wear rotation. It really works!" -Betsy Nix, August 2015
"Our old, gross tile shower is sparkly white and new again! Thanks, Echotopia Scouring Scrub!!!" -Krissy, December 2015
"Love the Echotopia Hint of Mint Hand Scrub! Need to get more!" -Julia, December 2015
"You sent me a jar of Echotopia Hint of Mint Hand Scrub and I put it under the kitchen sink because we did not need it just then. C. pulled it out a week ago and now I don't see how we could possibly live without it, especially after working in the garden. It is fantastic - clean smooth skin after a day of hard labor." -Sam, July 2016

Zero Waste S/Heroes

Individuals: Curtis (Light St. Church Volunteer), Dr. Joe Adams, David Hart, JA, PW,JT, MW, Artist Diana Spencer, PW, Ashley Hufnagel, Shantonu Kindu, Uncle Bob, Neil Seldman, Cindy Farquhar, Nadine Nola, Rockaway the Dog, Krissy Ventre, Mike Cole, Iletha Jones, Katie Golden, Maria Mendoza, our 300+ customers!

Groups: Free Your Voice Group/Stop the Incinerator, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, New Economy Maryland, Chesapeake Sustainable Business Network, SocEnt and Impact Hub Baltimore, MD Chapter of Sierra Club, BNote Baltimore's Local Currency Association, Baltimore's Casinero Dance customers! 



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