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04 Mar, 2016

Ottawa giveaway alert! Feeling SPRING at terra20

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Fishbowl patrons|Giveaways and product reviews

Although the temperatures haven’t indicated that Spring is on its way, the sun sure has. The days are longer and brighter and all of this sunshine is making me happy. And also, a little squirrely. Suddenly I have the urge to reorganize the freezer, air out the pillows, and generally give everything A Good Deep Cleaning.

Fishbowl patron terra20 has a slew of stuff in store and online to usher in the season, and to facilitate your deep clean (your green deep clean!) they are giving away a Spring Cleaning Kit and a $50 gift card to one Fishbowl reader.

I’ve used all of these products in the terra20 Spring Cleaning Kit and I really like them. I am especially smitten with that cleaning cloth. (It is a minor miracle!) And here’s something good to know: these products are refillable in store, which reduces bottle waste. And you receive a credit for when you bring your bottle back to refill, so it’s also cost effective.


  • In order for your entry to qualify, have a look at the terra20 website. Is there a green cleaning product that you’d like to try? Do you already have a tried-and-true favourite? Leave a comment and let me know.
  • One entry per email address please!
  • If you can’t post your comment for whatever reason you can email it to me for posting at andrea at quietfish dot com. Please note, I cannot be responsible if your entry is misdirected or gets stuck in my Spam folder.
  • This giveaway is void where prohibited by law.
  • I will draw one name using Random.org at noon EST on March 11, 2016. I’ll contact the winner via email, who can pick up the prize at one of the terra20 locations (Pinecrest or Wellington West). The name of the winner will be posted here as well. So please check back!
  • Did you know that terra20 is on Twitter and Facebook? Following terra20 on social media is not a requirement of this giveaway but it’s a great way of keeping up with great deals and special events.

Now that the sun is streaming through the windows again, I tell ya, it sure is nice to get rid of that winter grime.

64 Responses to "Ottawa giveaway alert! Feeling SPRING at terra20"

1 | lisa bolduc

March 4th, 2016 at 1:35 pm


i have tried the dapple spray before but have been having trouble finding it. now i know where to go http://www.terra20.com/dapple-cleaner-toy-surf-spray

2 | Nicole B

March 4th, 2016 at 1:46 pm


The ecobar bathroom cleaner is fantastic! Cleans the bathroom with ease plus it’s safe if my dog happens to drink from the toilet!

3 | Julie bolduc

March 4th, 2016 at 1:47 pm



4 | Laurie Bolduc-Cadieux

March 4th, 2016 at 1:52 pm


I would love to try the Stainless Steel Cleaner Bio-Vert

5 | Tricia

March 4th, 2016 at 2:38 pm


I can’t say enough about the ecobar bathroom cleaner…freaking amazing. I’ve converted many a friend and relative to their products.

6 | Laura

March 4th, 2016 at 2:55 pm


I’d love to try Eco Nuts laundry detergent! Thank you!

7 | Mel

March 4th, 2016 at 3:25 pm


the shower cleaning cloth would really come in handy in our house, thanks for the chance!

8 | Valerie

March 4th, 2016 at 4:27 pm


After the comments on here, I’d like to try the bathroom cleaner. With Target gone, so is the kid-safe product I had been using.

9 | Brenda A

March 4th, 2016 at 6:48 pm


Love those white miracle cloth things. I use them for everything and they wash up like a dream.

Have used the eco bar bathroom cleaner with good results, too!

10 | Emily Marie

March 4th, 2016 at 9:30 pm


I am in love with the Sapadilla cleaners! The grapefruit and bergamot is such an amazing scent that even my husband enjoys it. Thinking of it now…I need a refill…to Terra20 I go (again!) haha

11 | Elizabeth

March 4th, 2016 at 10:57 pm


The Ecobar bathroom cleaner is a miracle worker; anything that makes cleaning the bathroom almost fun works for me!

12 | KristaR

March 5th, 2016 at 7:08 am


I could use some help keeping my cook top clean – the range and oven cleaning cloths would be worth a try!

13 | Jennifer D

March 5th, 2016 at 1:13 pm


I’m very curious about the Eco Nuts laundry detergent! Thanks.

14 | Sonya

March 5th, 2016 at 3:54 pm


I love the ecobar dish soap. And their cleaning cloths!

15 | Holly OGorman

March 5th, 2016 at 9:11 pm


I definitely do have a favorite green product. I absolutely love the Lime & Ginger All-Purpose Cleaner by C is for Clean. It is vinegar based so gives a powerful, natural clean but the one of a kind scent is my favorite part <3

16 | ceebee

March 7th, 2016 at 9:19 am


I would love to try the cleaning cloths. Also, since I’ve read so many great comments above, I’d like to try the EcoBar bathroom cleaner now too!

17 | Tiana

March 7th, 2016 at 10:32 am


I think I”m most interested in the tub and tile cleaner from the eco bar!

18 | Shawn

March 7th, 2016 at 10:52 am


I like the smell of the Ginger Pomelo all-purpose cleanser.

19 | Cath

March 7th, 2016 at 11:37 am


I’ve heard the e-cloths are good and would like to try them; the ecobar hard floor surface cleaner would also come in handy around here!

20 | Elnaz

March 7th, 2016 at 11:52 am


I’m really curious about the Eco Nuts organic laundry detergent – would love to try it out!

21 | Kendra Hoskin

March 7th, 2016 at 4:22 pm


So many of the cleaning products look awesome – I really try to only use natural products in my home. I’d be interested in trying the Natural Lemon Floor Cleaner!

22 | Amanda hoskin

March 7th, 2016 at 6:37 pm


I am interested in using Eco nuts organic laundry detergent. I am currently using a different organic kind and would love to compare!

23 | Karen Burt

March 7th, 2016 at 7:13 pm


Would be interested in trying the Hypoallergenic Tile and Grout Cleaner. Have tried a few different products to keep the shower tiles and grout clean and always willing to try something new.

24 | Brenda

March 8th, 2016 at 8:52 am


I would be interested in the Eucalyptus All Purpose Liquid Soap and the Attitude baby li

25 | Brenda

March 8th, 2016 at 8:53 am


ooops. got cut off….
I would be interested in the Eucalyptus All Purpose Liquid Soap and the Attitude baby liquid soap.

26 | Veronique

March 8th, 2016 at 9:37 am


With my puppies licking stuff off the floor all the times, I’d really like to try the Ecobar hard floor surface cleaner.

27 | Wynne

March 8th, 2016 at 9:40 am


I would like to try out the cleaning cloth. We love the Dapple products.

28 | Carolyn

March 8th, 2016 at 4:56 pm


I already use most of their Ecobar cleaning products. I have also bought my microfiber cloth, dryer balls, detergent scent beads etc. and pet stain cleaner and deodorizer from Terra 20 too. I could definitely put $50 to good use at terra 20!

29 | georgina

March 9th, 2016 at 9:03 am


I have tried their ecobar for dishsoap and was very pleased. I see now that they have expanded their ecobar and would love to try some new items.

30 | Janet C.

March 9th, 2016 at 12:05 pm


I’m allergic to household chemicals and would like to try the Hypoallergenic Tile & Grout Cleaner as it’s plant based and no fumes!

31 | Jason

March 9th, 2016 at 2:24 pm


ecobar bathroom cleaner sounds good!

32 | Life of K

March 10th, 2016 at 9:50 am


Thank you for the awesome giveaway! I would love to try the H2Only cleaning cloth. Sounds easy and I like easy!

33 | Chris

March 10th, 2016 at 9:58 am


We tried the Attitude Dishwasher Detergent Pouches previously and thought they did just as good a job as the regular Tide ones.

34 | Misty Pratt

March 10th, 2016 at 10:05 am


We’ve tried almost everything! My favourite is their EcoBar bathroom cleaner (it’s blue.) I’ve tried A LOT of natural cleaners, and this one takes the cake!

35 | Lori Kilmartin

March 10th, 2016 at 12:06 pm


I would like to purchase some of their baby products for our new grandbaby due in June. Looks like they have a great selection of natural products!

36 | Alison Jette

March 10th, 2016 at 12:19 pm


I’d like to try the all purpose cleaner as a replacement to the harsh chemicals. I think the Ecobar sounds like a great idea.

37 | ChristyG

March 10th, 2016 at 12:22 pm


With a 10 week old baby, I’m super interested in the Shake It Up pail cleaner, but all the products look great. I hate having a chemical smell in my house but love things smelling clean so i would love to try the coriander and lime all purpose cleaner too.

38 | Margo

March 10th, 2016 at 12:25 pm


Would love to try the ecobar bathroom cleaner!

39 | Gemma

March 10th, 2016 at 1:05 pm


I LOVE the EcoBar laundry detergent from Terra20. It’s our fave!

40 | Jennifer

March 10th, 2016 at 1:20 pm


Ecobar bathroom cleaner.

41 | Carson stalker

March 10th, 2016 at 1:47 pm


We use the economy bar all purpose cleaner on EVERYTHING and it works great!

42 | Wendy

March 10th, 2016 at 3:34 pm


I want to try so many !!

Definatly the cleaning cloths , and from reviews the ecobar
bathroom cleaner sounds great .
The Rosemary /Lavender laundry product looks so nice and probably smells wonderful ?

43 | Wendy

March 10th, 2016 at 3:34 pm


I want to try so many !!

Definatly the cleaning cloths , and from reviews the ecobar
bathroom cleaner sounds great .
The Rosemary /Lavender laundry product looks so nice and probably smells wonderful ?

44 | joy

March 10th, 2016 at 4:51 pm


we sure need a spring cleaning! I would like to try the Natural Lemon Floor Cleaner — it would smell so fresh too!! Thanks for the chance!

45 | Laura S

March 10th, 2016 at 5:01 pm


I’d like to try the Ecobar Hard Floor Surface cleaner…I’m always looking for safe and effective cleaners.

46 | Linda Horricks

March 10th, 2016 at 5:08 pm


I love the Terra store on Pincrest, and would very much like to try out the Caldrea Ginger Pomelo All-Purpose Cleaner for my spring cleaning.

47 | EmmyB

March 10th, 2016 at 6:11 pm


I use a lot of the ecobar cleaners, but haven’t tried the laundry detergent yet, so that would be my pick.

48 | Shawna

March 10th, 2016 at 9:57 pm


I’d like to try out several of the cloths – the ones for glass and the ones for stainless steel in particular!

49 | Mimi

March 11th, 2016 at 6:34 am


Hands down – Car spray … right now our car smells like apple … not a bad smell, though troubling because it means that there is an apple some where in the car that hasn’t been found yet. I guess the bright side is it’s better than rotting potato.

50 | Alicia

March 11th, 2016 at 6:48 am


Any of the all purpose cleaners. They all sound so nice. And I would love the lemon floor cleaner.

51 | Vanessa

March 11th, 2016 at 7:29 am


I would love to try and Bunchafarmers stain removal stick, as I have heard great things!

52 | Melissa

March 11th, 2016 at 9:25 am


I’d love to try the cleaning cloths, but what really caught my interest as we prepare to pack away 3 boys’ worth of winter gear are the shoe deodorizers! I’d love to give those a whirl and see if they are up to the task! :)

53 | Hasti

March 11th, 2016 at 9:26 am


I like the Bio-very window cleaner!

54 | Tamara Jones

March 11th, 2016 at 9:30 am


The Ecobar all-purpose spray does everything in my house! Can’t live without it.

55 | Holly Stardom

March 11th, 2016 at 9:52 am


I love the entire Eco-Max line!

56 | Marguerite

March 11th, 2016 at 9:56 am


Would love to try the Superfood Mask and Scrub

57 | Kimberly

March 11th, 2016 at 9:57 am


The way my two little munchkins poop through their clothes I really need to stock up on the Bunchafarmers stain removal stick :) Also, I go through the Ecobar dish soap very quickly because I wash so many bottles and pump parts everyday.

58 | Amy

March 11th, 2016 at 9:58 am


I’d like to try the Ecobar all purpose cleaner. I’m a fan of one spray for all!

59 | Allison K-P

March 11th, 2016 at 10:08 am


I would love to try the EcoBar bathroom cleaner; we have kids who drink the bathwater (yuck!) and i’d feel better knowing the bath wasn’t cleaned with chemicals

60 | Tanya

March 11th, 2016 at 10:48 am


I would love to try the cleaning cloth! I love making things sparkle!!! Even better when it doesn’t include scents or chemicals!!!

61 | andrea tomkins

March 11th, 2016 at 12:17 pm


Thanks everyone!
Comments are closed to new entries. Stay tuned for the winner!

62 | andrea tomkins

March 11th, 2016 at 12:20 pm


We have a winnerrrr! It’s commenter #36, Alison Jette, who wrote:

“I’d like to try the all purpose cleaner as a replacement to the harsh chemicals. I think the Ecobar sounds like a great idea.”

Congratulations Alison. Check your email!

63 | Fern D

June 22nd, 2016 at 9:55 am


I’d like to try the Citrus Fresh Dishwashing Liquid made by Bio-Vert. They make such great products and I have to wonder what is in my regular dishwashing powder … seems extremely strong (at least it makes my hands feel funny if I get any on them). This would be a decadent treat as I don’t normally spend over $20 on dishwashing powder.

64 | Vanessa

June 22nd, 2016 at 11:50 am


I would love to try the Moss Creek Wool Works Dryer Balls!

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