If you’re trying to reduce the number of harsh chemicals in your home, the best natural kitchen-cleaning products are a great place to start. You’ll find a wide selection of options ranging from dish soap to all-purpose solutions. As you start the search for a greener cleaning option, consider the surfaces you’re targeting, the strength you need, and the type of applicator that works best for your kitchen. It’s also a good idea to think about the types of chemicals you want to avoid; that way, it’s easier to read the labels efficiently. To give you a place to start, we’ve gathered our top 10 best natural kitchen cleaning products.
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1. Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Multi-Surface Everyday Cleaner
Are you in the market for a general product to use around your kitchen? This Clean Day spray from Mrs. Meyer’s does the trick. It’s formulated to loosen dirt from a wide range of surfaces, including tile, counters, sinks, and appliances. The formula is tough on messes but completely safe to use on your walls or floors. The best part? This spray is made with a lemon verbena scent, so it leaves a light and refreshing aroma in your kitchen. Plus, since it comes in a pack of three, you can stock your kitchen with ease.
2. E-Cloth Kitchen Microfiber Cleaning Pack
If you want to move away from cleaning solutions, this E-Cloth pack is a great option. This set comes with two different cloths. One is designed for kitchen surfaces, and the other is made for polishing. The magic is in the material; it’s made from soft microfiber, so it scrubs away dirt without scratching or damaging your surface. In fact, you can clean effectively using just water on almost any hard surface. The fabric removes more than 99 percent of harmful substances such as bacteria and pollen.
3. Method All-Purpose Natural Surface Cleaner
The Method all-purpose surface cleaner does exactly what its name suggests: cleans a wide range of areas in your kitchen. The magic is in the formula, which is made entirely of natural ingredients that are biodegradable and non-toxic. That means that you can clean with peace of mind knowing that the spray is safe for your family and the earth. This product is designed for most non-porous materials, including glass windows, tile floors, wood counters, and more. We love the gentle scent, which leaves your kitchen smelling fresh.
4. Shadazzle Natural All-Purpose Cleaner and Polish
Do you have furniture or surfaces that you want to polish? This Shadazzle cleaner and polish gets the job done, all without dangerous chemicals. It’s made with all-natural ingredients, so you can use it with confidence on high use surfaces. With only a small amount, you can clean and polish stovetops, appliances, pots, pans, cutlery, PVC furniture, shoes, and more. Plus, since the tub is highly concentrated, it lasts longer than many traditional products.
5. Green Works All-Purpose Cleaner
The perfect blend of natural ingredients and powerful cleaning capability, Green Works all-purpose cleaner is a great option for serious kitchen messes. It’s designed to break up tough messes and dried foods, so you can lift away spills and grease with ease. The formula contains 97 percent naturally derived items, and it’s completely free of fumes and residue. With the large container, you can refill your existing Green Works dispensers and keep extra on hand.
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6. Bon Ami Powder Cleanser
If you like the convenience and easy application of powder, this Bon Ami cleanser fits right into your cleaning routine. Simply wet the surface, sprinkle a light layer of the powder, and wipe up with a sponge or a scrub brush. The powerful cleaning agents break up dirt and cut through grease, so you can tackle serious kitchen grime. Don’t worry if you have allergies or sensitivities to cleaning products — Bon Ami is hypoallergenic to allow comfortable, safe cleaning. It’s safe on almost all of your kitchen surfaces, including granite, porcelain, metal, copper, brass, and tile.
7. Method Daily Granite Cleaner Spray
Do you have granite counters in your kitchen? If so, you know that maintenance is important. That’s why we love this Method cleaner — it’s designed just for granite, so you can use it with confidence. The ingredients are plant-based, so they clean and polish your counters and leave them looking beautiful. You can also use this product on stone or marble. After you’re done, the cleaner leaves a light apple scent that freshens the space.
8. Earth’s Own Natural Bamboo Dish Scrub Brush Set
Cleaning solutions are just one part of putting together a natural kitchen — you can also replace your existing brushes and tools with a natural version. That’s where this brush set from Earth’s Own comes in. It’s packed with four of the best kitchen scrub brush options on the market: two dish scrubbers, a water bottle cleaner, and a pot brush. Each one is made from bamboo that’s been grown and harvested using sustainable methods. The bristles are powerful enough to use on all of your dishes, and the wooden handles are ultra-strong.
9. Method Antibacterial All-Purpose Cleaner
When you want a cleaner that kills bacteria, look to this Method solution. It’s one of the best antibacterial kitchen sprays you can buy, thanks to the unique formula. Made with powerful ingredients, it kills more than 99.9 percent of common bacteria that are found in most households. The formula is also antimicrobial and antiviral, so it can contribute to a healthier home.
10. Mrs. Meyer’s Baking Soda Cream Cleaner
This cream cleanser from Mrs. Meyer’s uses a safe, non-toxic ingredient to deliver serious cleaning power: baking soda. It powers through tough grease and grime, making it one of the best kitchen sink scrub products available. At least 98 percent of the ingredients are derived from natural sources for peace of mind, and the gentle formula won’t scratch your surfaces.
Effective cleaning doesn’t require harsh chemicals — in fact, you can remove even the toughest of messes using natural cleaners. The trick? Choosing from the best natural kitchen-cleaning products to find the ones that suit your most common tasks.
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By BCR Staff