Last Updated: December 29, 2022

The 12 Best Kitchen Cleaners.

WRITTEN BY Grove Collaborative • 18 min read

It's time to give your kitchen cleaners an upgrade. The kitchen is one of the messiest spots in a house, and for good reason. It's where you cook for your family, where your kiddo learns how to bake cookies, and where you experiment with sourdough starter when the mood strikes you. The kitchen is the heart of your home, and keeping it clean is important. So why not grab the best kitchen cleaners around and give your cooking area a deep clean, naturally?

Grove members know quality products when they use 'em, and that's why we rounded up a list of the natural kitchen cleaners that received rave reviews. Once you've finished off the bottle of lackluster cleaner you're using now, check out this list for a few ideas to level-up your kitchen cleaner game. Don't forget to take a gander at the buttom for some answers to your most commonly asked kitchen cleaning questions.

This list of products was determined by ratings and reviews from Grove members.

1. Mrs. Meyer's Multi-Surface Cleaner

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Put a little pep in your step while you’re cleaning up with this Mrs. Meyer’s Multi-Surface Everyday Cleaner. This Mrs. Meyer's Multi-Surface Everyday Cleaner comes in more than 15 garden-inspired scents from which to choose, so you can make cleaning up fun. It’s kitchen-counter worthy but can also be used in bathrooms and other rooms with …

16 Oz
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2. Grove Co. Pure Power Dishwasher Detergent Packs

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Extra strength dishwasher detergent packs proven to powerfully eliminate 48-hour baked-on food and stains from dishes, now packaged in infinitely recyclable tin plated steel. Crafted to be sustainably powerful for a healthy home and planet.

Our Pure Power Dishwasher Detergent Packs perform just as well as a …

18 count
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3. Grove Co. Multi-Purpose Cleaner Concentrate

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Grove Co. Multi-Purpose Cleaner Concentrate cuts 2x more grease than other natural brands.* Crafted to be sustainably powerful for a healthy home and planet.

This biodegradable formula is made with 92% plant-based ingredients — no parabens, phthalates, phosphates, formaldehyde, synthetic dyes, ammonia, or chlorine bleach — and made with 100% …

2 Count
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4. Bon Ami Powder Cleanser

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Say hello to your new best friend when it comes to bathroom, kitchen, and cookware cleaning. This Bon Ami Powder Cleanser is triclosan-free, sulfate-free, paraben-free, chlorine-free, dye-free, and hypoallergenic, so it’s a healthy choice for any household. Plus, it’s made in the US with responsible, recycled-paper packaging and never tested on …

14 Oz
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5. method Stainless Steel Cleaner + Polish

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This nonabrasive method Stainless Steel Cleaner + Polish spray uses plant-based cleaning agents to remove dirt and smudges, with plant-based polishers that leave behind a sensational, streak-free shine. Sure, stainless steel doesn't nick, rust, or corrode, but it sure can get dirty and dull. Help liven it up with this surface-safe cleaner. Plus, …

14 oz
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6. Grove Co. Bubble Up Replacement Dish Brush

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Give your original Bubble Up base extra staying power with a new brush that makes it as good as new. There’s nothing like a fresh start, right?
1 Count
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7. Seventh Generation Granite & Stone Cleaner

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Ideal for both natural and man-made granite and stone services, this Seventh Generation Granite & Stone Cleaner shines and restores your counter’s appearance without leaving streaks or marks. Plus, this non-toxic, naturally derived cleaner is made in the USA, Leaping Bunny–certified, and comes in responsible, recyclable packaging. It’s safe to use …

23 Oz.
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8. Grove Co. Walnut Scouring Pads

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These Grove Co. Walnut Scouring Pads are known for tackling pots and pans without scratching them. These walnut scrubber sponges use the non-abrasive cleaning powers of crushed walnut to get your dishes and cooking gear their cleanest. Plus, Grove is always thinking responsibly so the walnuts used to make them are sustainably farmed in the US. …

3 Count
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9. Grove Co. Ultimate Dish Soap Refill

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A high performance liquid dish soap proven to remove 48-hour stuck-on food.* Crafted to be sustainably powerful for a healthy home and planet.

Our Ultimate Dish Soap refill cuts grease in seconds. Its high-performance formula also removes 48-hr stuck on food and greasy messes, leaving 1,000+ dishes sparkling …
16 oz
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10. Grove Co. Tree-Free Compostable Kitchen Wipes - 100% Bamboo

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100% tree-free unscented wipes made from sustainable bamboo fibers that can be composted after use. Plastic-free and crafted to be sustainably powerful for a healthy home and planet.

    Made of FSC-certified bamboo fibers, our tree-free compostable kitchen wipes are both strong and absorbent and can be composted after use to …
40 Unscented Wipes
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11. method Squirt & Mop Hard Floor Cleaner

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Cleaning linoleum and laminate floors no longer has to be so hard — meet method Squirt & Mop Hard Floor Cleaner. Perfect for people on the go and anyone looking to save time, this floor cleaner features an ergonomically designed nozzle that helps you spray and clean your floors with less effort and no puddling, with no built-up residue left behind. …

25 Oz
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12. Grove Co. Hydrating Hand Soap + Dispenser with Silicone Sleeve | Square Base

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This bundle includes some of our favorite products from the Grove soaps line, now with no plastic waste.

Depending on the pair you select, your set will include a Limited Edition Grove Co. Hand Soap Refill along with a Limited Edition Grove Co. Hand Soap Dispenser or:

1 x Hand Soap Refill - 13 oz, 1 x Hand Soap Glass Dispenser with Silicone Sleeve
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How do I switch to natural cleaners?

So, you wanna go green. Congratulations! Swapping your conventional cleaners for plant-based ones is a great way to keep your home clean naturally and help out the earth. If you're worried about completely overhauling your cache of cleaning products, don't worry — there are two super easy places to start going green.

The first is your kitchen. Even a simple swap, like natural dish soap instead of the traditional stuff, is a move in a more eco-friendly direction. The second spot to swap is in your laundry room. Give your old detergent the boot and snag a natural laundry detergent instead. When you're ready to tackle other cleaners, just take a gander at our guide to switching to natural cleaning products for more green cleaning tips.

What’s an all-purpose cleaner?

All-purpose cleaners, aka multi-purpose cleaners, are like the swiss army knife of cleaning products. These hardcore multitaskers can clean a ton of spots in your home with ease. Countertops? Check. The outside of your toilet? Yep! They can even clean the interior of your car, and some all-purpose cleaners will effectively clean glass, windows, and mirrors, too.

That being said, there are a few spots where you shouldn't use multi-purpose cleaners, like wood. Wood surfaces require products specially formulated for wood. Unless your all-purpose spray says it's okay to use on wood, you'd do best to find a natural wood cleaner instead. The same goes for glass and mirrors — while most all-purpose cleaners can be used on these surfaces, some will just leave foggy streaks. Always check the directions on your cleaner before you clean anything you're unsure about.

How do you deep clean a kitchen?

The kitchen is one of the most-used places in your home — and subsequently, one of the dirtiest. While daily maintenance is a great way to keep your surfaces spotless, sometimes you need a little more oomph to get the job done right. That's where a deep clean comes in.

Not to brag, but we're kitchen cleaning experts. We even made an ultimate kitchen cleaning guide that's jam-packed with useful tips, helpful hints, and a slew of natural cleaning products that'll lessen the amount of elbow grease you need to degrease your oven and de-gunk the inside of your fridge. Mark off a Sunday on your calender, save our guide to your phone, and have fun cleaning!

What is Grove Collaborative?

At Grove, we take the guesswork out of which products are good for you and your home. Every product meets strict standards for being nontoxic, effective, sustainable, and cruelty-free. Once you find products you love, we ship to your home on a flexible, monthly schedule.

If you're ready to make the transition to natural cleaning, beauty, and household products, shop Grove Collaborative's natural products for the eco-friendly tools to tackle the job.

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