Last Updated: January 24, 2022

28 best reusable cleaning products that are better for the planet.

WRITTEN BY Grove Collaborative • 35 min read

What's so novel about reusable cleaning supplies? We've had reusable cleaning supplies forever. A mop bucket can be used for generations, and a good mop can last years—if not decades. The same is true for a broom and dustpan.


But we aren't only talking about the tools of tidiness—made of wood, metal, and durable plastics. When we talk about reusable cleaning supplies, we also mean those things that have traditionally been used once—maybe twice—and then discarded. If we could reuse a paper towel or a trash liner, that would be progress. That would also be a step in the right direction toward a cleaner, healthier planet

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Lucky for us, these things exist today. There are actually paper towels that you can rinse out and reuse, over and over again. Reusable household and personal care items that used to only be available in single-use options aren't a thing we have to wait for anymore, like flying cars and hovering skateboards. They are here now, and ready to elevate your life to the next level.


Take a look at the best of reusable cleaning and household products Grove has to offer.


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

1. Grove Co. Rainbow Rolled Unpaper® Towels + Tree Planting - California Wildfire Restoration

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For a limited time, support California wildfire restoration when you purchase this set, including:

Support California wildfire restoration through tree planting with the Arbor Day Foundation

This project supports two wildfire restoration …

(1)
1 x 12 pack paper towels, 1 x tree planted
$37.33
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2. Grove Co. Cleaning Caddy - Limited Edition Sparks of Joy Design

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A multi-purpose caddy to neatly organize cleaning products and other household goods, now in a limited edition design inspired by the holiday season.

A WINTERY CELEBRATION
Create magic in your home by embracing the beauty of winter with our limited edition collection that shines bright with festivity and cheer, celebrating joyful moments of …

(79)
1 count
$14.95
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3. Grove Co. European Dish Cloths

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A reusable sponge cloth to clean up spills and messes, providing a more eco-friendly alternative to paper towels and sponges.

  • SOAKS UP SPILLS AND MESSES
    Our European Dish Cloth is highly-absorbent and durable, soaking up spills or cleaning messes from any household surface. Available in two prints: a cheerful lemon pattern and an arc pattern …

(1873)
Set of 2
$7.95
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4. Grove Co. Toilet Brush with Replaceable Head

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Our eco-minded, germ-resistant toilet brush brings bowl cleaning into the sustainable era. It’s crafted from recycled aluminum and recycled plastic and features a replaceable brush head, so you can refresh the dirty part, without the need to throw out the handle with the bath...er toilet water. The brush comes with a stand filled with diatomaceous …
(310)
1 count
$29.95
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5. Full Circle Tiny Team Mini Brush & Dustpan Set

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The award for cutest couple goes to (drumroll, please) the Full Circle Tiny Team Mini Brush & Dustpan Set. But don't let its good looks fool you — no job is too dirty, or too small, for this tiny team. From litterbox overflows in the mudroom to cereal spills in the pantry, this mini dustpan and brush makes a clean sweep of life's little messes. …

(207)
1 Set
$9.49
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6. Full Circle Full Circle Clean Team Dustpan & Brush Set

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Meet your new favorite power couple. The Full Circle Clean Team Dustpan & Brush Set works like magic to eliminate those annoying dirt lines. You know the drill — you're going about your business, just trying to sweep up the debris on your floor. You keep inching the dustpan back little by little, only to discover a line of dirt that still …

(191)
1 Dust Pan
$20.99
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7. Grove Co. Microfiber Cleaning Cloths

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A set of reusable microfiber cleaning cloths to clean dust, oil, and grime off surfaces without streaks or lint. Eco-friendly alternative to single-use paper towels.
  • VERSATILE & REUSABLE CLEANING CLOTHS
    Our microfiber cloths have dense, absorbent fibers that lift and hold onto dirt, dust, oil, and grime with a simple wipe and are effective on …
(456)
3 Count
$9.95
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8. Grove Co. Microfiber Cleaning Cloths

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A set of reusable microfiber cleaning cloths to clean dust, oil, and grime off surfaces without streaks or lint. Eco-friendly alternative to single-use paper towels.


  • VERSATILE & REUSABLE CLEANING CLOTHS
    Our microfiber cloths have dense, absorbent fibers that lift and hold onto dirt, dust, oil, and grime with a simple wipe and are effective on …
(722)
2 Count
$7.95
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9. E-Cloth Kitchen Pack

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The two-piece E-Cloth Kitchen Cleaning Pack effortlessly keeps your kitchen looking like new from sink to stove, with premium microfiber that's appropriate for all surfaces. Use the Cleaning Cloth to wipe away greasy splatters, crumbs, and over 99% bacteria from countertops, appliances, stainless, and more. Stubborn splatters don't require extra …

(182)
1 x Kitchen Cloth - 1 x Glass & Polishing Cloth
$12.99
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10. Grove Co. Eco Plunger - With Replaceable Rubber Head

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An environmentally friendly toilet plunger with a replaceable rubber head and sanitary ceramic base filled with diatomaceous earth.


  • REPLACEABLE HEAD FOR LESS WASTE
    Our toilet plunger features a removable rubber head that can be replaced when needed, for less waste and more cleanliness. Designed with the planet in mind, it’s crafted from bamboo …

(60)
1 x Plunger with Replaceable Head
$39.95
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11. Grove Co. Bubble Up Dish Soap Dispenser & Brush Set

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Meet one of our bestsellers: a two-piece set that’s made with renewable bamboo and recycled plastic that helps you clean your dishes — and looks good on your countertop, too.

Set includes: dish soap dispenser and replaceable brush.

Dimensions: 3.7 x 3.6 x 4.5
(2637)
2 Count
$15.95
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12. Grove Co. Microfiber Mop Pad

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Our Microfiber Mop Pad polishes wood, tile, and laminate floors thoroughly — and attaches to our Removable Mop Head with velcro for easy removal and washing. Pair with our Removable Mop Head and Collapsible Mop and Broom Handle that collapses to one-third its length for easy storing, not to mention sparkling results.

Dimensions:

  • 13 in. x 5 in. …

(129)
1 x microfiber
$4.95
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13. Grove Co. Tub Buster Handle + Set of Three Heads

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Tub scrubbing is multifaceted work: wiping surfaces, scrubbing grout, lifting stains, polishing fixtures. It’s a job for our Tub Handler, a universal handle (made from recycled plastic and bamboo) that fits three replaceable brush heads each designed to tackle a specific part of bathtub scouring.

For wiping surfaces and polishing fixtures, pair …
(91)
1 x handle, 1 x residue remover, 1 x buildup banisher, 1 x deep cleaner
$22.95
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14. Full Circle Full Circle Dust Whisperer Filament Microfiber Duster

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The Full Circle Dust Whisperer Filament Microfiber Duster wins the gold medal for the most acrobatic cleaning accessory, literally bending over backward to banish dust bunnies from even the tiniest of hiding places. It also receives a perfect score for good looks. Beautifully crafted from bamboo and recycled plastic, this machine washable duster is …

(491)
1 Duster
$10.49
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15. Full Circle Tenacious C Cast Iron Brush

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Get your cast-iron pans clean without a ton of elbow grease by using this Full Circle Tenacious C Cast Iron Brush to help you. It features recycled-nylon bristles that are made tough to tackle caked-on messes and a built-in scraper to get even the most dreaded cleaning jobs done right. Plus, this cast-iron pan cleaner has an easy-to-grab bamboo …

(297)
1 Brush
$8.49
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16. Grove Co. Dish Soap Glass Dispenser

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This reusable Grove Co. Dish Soap Glass Dispenser with Silicone Sleeve eliminates plastic waste and is designed for use with our Grove Co. Ultimate Dish Soap. Plastic-free and crafted to be sustainably powerful for a healthy home and planet.

This countertop dish soap dispenser adds style and sustainability to your sink. It’s made of durable, …

(433)
16.0 Oz
$14.95
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17. E-Cloth Kitchen Dynamo Microfiber Scrubber

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Rule the kitchen with this E-Cloth Kitchen Dynamo Microfiber Scrubber and bring down messes like never before. This microfiber kitchen sponge from E-Cloth is a force to be reckoned with, soaking up spills and cleaning hard-to-reach spots, while trapping grease, grime, and dirt inside. Countertops, faucets, microwaves, and other appliances will look …

(56)
1 sponge
$7.99
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18. E-Cloth Deep Clean Swivel Mop

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Made for homes where storage is tight, the E-Cloth Collapsible Deep Clean Mop delivers all the cleaning power you need to strip grease, grime, dirt, and more than 99% of bacteria from hard flooring. Wood, tile, or laminate, it cleans and protects your investment. There’s no need to add chemical cleaners — or worry about crawling kiddos and curious …

(107)
1 unit
$31.99
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19. Grove Co. Cleaning Gloves

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When was the last time a cleaning glove wowed you? Meet our durable, sleek, natural, latex cleaning gloves - thoughtfully designed with nylon flocking for comfort, cotton cuffs to catch water and a hanging loop for quick drying. Did we mention they're slip-resistant too? Protect your hands while tackling even the toughest pile of dishes.

(912)
1 Pair
$7.95
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20. Seedling by Grove Reusable Paper Towel

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Seedling products are a branch above. Tree-free paper that plants trees. Made from 100% bamboo. Soft. Strong. Sustainable.

Paper towels are wasteful, but they’re also very convenient. So we innovated and present to you this ultra-durable reusable paper towel, made from 100% sustainable bamboo. Why bamboo? Because it makes absorbent, durable …

(201)
20 11.5" x 10.75" sheets per roll
$12.95
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21. Grove Co. Two-Sided Eco Lint Brush - No Waste

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This Grove Co. Two-Sided Eco Lint Brush is a waste-free lint brush for clothes, bedding, and upholstery, made from responsible materials. Plastic-free and crafted to be sustainably powerful for a healthy home and planet.

This zero-waste, eco lint roller features two sides — the fabric side effectively removes fine lint, dust, dandruff, and light …

(237)
1 x Double Sided Lint Brush
$12.95
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22. Grove Co. Reusable Cleaning Glass Spray Bottle - Twist & Slide

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A Reusable Cleaning Glass Spray Bottle - Twist & Slide with a unique silicone sleeve that allows you to label what’s inside your bottle for customizing your cleaning routine. Plastic-free and crafted to be sustainably powerful for a healthy home and planet.

It’s designed with Grove Co. cleaning concentrates in mind, and it’s sustainably crafted …

(324)
16 oz
$14.95
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23. Grove Co. Reusable Glass Cleaning Spray Bottle - With Silicone Sleeve

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Our signature plastic-eliminating Reusable Cleaning Spray Bottle, designed for our plastic-free cleaning concentrates.

MOVE BEYOND PLASTIC AT HOME
Clean up without plastic-waste with our Reusable Cleaning Spray Bottle, designed for use with our plastic-free cleaning concentrates. Our durable glass alternative to single-use plastic cleaning …
(1900)
16 Oz
$12.95
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24. Grove Co. Replaceable Head Walnut Scrubber Brush

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The sponge vs. brush debate is settled! Our Replaceable Head Walnut Scrubber gives you the non-abrasive cleaning power of a sponge with the convenient dexterity of a brush. Best of all? You can replace the head whenever needed for a tool that is good as new.

Not suitable for those with nut allergies
(312)
1 Count
$9.95
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25. Grove Co. Grunge Buster Grout & Tile Brush

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Get a sparkling bathroom with this beautifully designed brush. The Grunge Buster features a curved handle for ease of use, tough bristles for grout, and soft bristles for tile.

(474)
1 brush
$6.95
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26. Grove Co. Replaceable Head Dish Brush

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We thought about everything we wanted in a dish brush when designing this product.
With a sleek, eco-friendly bamboo handle, curved bristles for effective scrubbing and a replaceable head, it's the dish brush of your dreams.
(771)
1 Count
$6.95
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27. Grove Co. Large Multi-Purpose Cleaning Caddy

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A large caddy made with recycled plastic to neatly organize, carry, and store cleaning supplies and more.

  • LARGER CADDY = ORGANIZE AND STORE EVEN MORE
    Control unnecessary clutter with our Large Cleaning Caddy — a bigger, more versatile version of our Original Cleaning Caddy. Made to be multipurpose, you can use it to store cleaning products, …

(177)
1 x Large Cleaning Caddy
$16.95
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28. Grove Co. Compact Mop and Broom Kit

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It’s a broom. It’s a mop. And you can store it all in a drawer! Here, our Collapsible Mop and Broom Stick and matching broom and mop heads bring you space-saving versatility and thoughtful design. Made entirely from recycled materials, this dual-action cleaner gets the work done: the broom head features dust-collecting bristles and a compact base …
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1 x Mop/Broom Handle, 1 x Broom Head & Dustpan, 1 x Mop Head, 1 x Replacement Microfiber
$40.95
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FAQs

What are sustainable cleaning products?

The word "sustainable" is tossed about with increasing frequency lately. We want our products and businesses to be sustainable, and with good reason. But how much do we really know about what makes a product sustainable?


Though institutions and companies have variations on what sustainability actually means, there are three main principles that are at the core of being a sustainable product.


  1. The product needs to be composed entirely of renewable resources that are harvested or utilized in a way that does not deplete that resource.
  2. The product can't do harm to the environment, especially once it is used up and discarded.
  3. The product can do no harm to people.

A sustainable cleaning product would have to fit these same standards.


Grove is conscientious about making sure the products we carry meet sustainability standards. Our goal is to benefit people and the environment, while doing our part to ensure that renewable resources remain available for generations to come.


What are the most environmentally friendly cleaning products?

”Eco-friendly”—that's the word of the day. There is an abundance of environmentally friendly cleaning products on the market. Whether you're looking for reusable cleaning gloves—which are environmentally friendly because you keep them out of landfills longer and use fewer over time, or bamboo paper towels—which are made of a highly renewable resource, biodegrade quickly, and cause no harm to the environment, cleaning products that are natural and good for the planet are easy to find and use these days, especially with B Corps who help you find those options, like us here at Grove.


If we're talking environmentally friendly cleaning agents, those made entirely out of natural ingredients are best for Mother Earth. If a cleaning solution contains vinegar, baking soda, or natural enzymes, it’s natural and highly effective.


If we're talking eco-friendly kitchen tools and consumables—like a broom or paper towels—seek out items that are made of natural materials (like wood or bamboo), and if they contain synthetic components at all, make sure those bits are recyclable.


Which is better: Grove or Blueland?

At Grove, we like to think we’re the best at what we do–which is to provide an online market where you can buy only the most sustainable, natural products available. But we’ll put aside our bias to give Blueland a fair shot.


In viewing many review sites, it's apparent that Grove and Blueland tend to make the top of the lists. Some users like Blueland better, others prefer Grove. It all comes down to a matter of personal preference. Those who prefer Blueland seem to enjoy the pre-labeled glass bottles they provide. Those who prefer Grove tend to notice our minimal, eco-friendly packaging and are impressed by the effectiveness of the cleaning products we carry.


One thing is evident, however—Grove and Blueland always seem to make the list of clean, natural products that are creating less waste and doing good for the Earth. So, whether Grove makes number 1 or number 2 on someone's list, we’re happy to spread sustainable goodness to all who seek it.


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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