Many people often overlook the harmful effects that some common household cleaning products can have. Even the most used kitchen cleaners from trusted brands contain harmful chemicals that can immediately induce allergic reactions or gradually deteriorate your health. Especially around children and small animals, it is all the more important to keep these products away from them and out of reach. The kitchen is where this must be considered the most because it’s where all of our food is prepared and can be the fastest method to expose your body to these harmful chemicals. With this in mind, there are many brands out there that are very conscious about the side effects and have made it their mission to create all-natural kitchen cleaners with ingredients that work just as hard, if not harder, than ones with not-so-natural ingredients. Here are some that have caught our attention!
This cleanser is an absolute must-have in the kitchen. It can most definitely be used all around the house but most popular for cleaning greasy stovetops and sticky counters. It is made of ingredients that are both biodegradable and earth-friendly, so you don’t have to worry about inhaling toxic content.
Mrs. Meyer’s multipurpose cleaner is excellent for cleaning off any countertop or even your dirty floor. It is a cruelty-free product made of essential oils and natural cleansers brought by organic plants. It leaves whatever surface sparkling and smelling like a fresh garden. There are multiple scents to choose from like Lemon Verbena or Peppermint.
This people and planet-friendly home cleaning scrub are just what you need to get the dirt and grease out of your kitchen. It is septic-safe, meaning it is natural and biodegradable, so it is great to use around children and pets. It is a great alternative to regular baking soda, as it can add an additional peppermint scent to your kitchen,
Better Life Cleaners are popular for their effective cleaning capabilities despite being chemical-free. Harsh chemicals such as alcohol and synthetic fragrances are left out and instead include plant-based cleaning agents and natural scents. Unlike other products, this all-natural kitchen cleaner also has the ability to leave a stainless steel polish.
If you suffer from sensitive skin and are easily irritated by chemicals, this is the best all-natural kitchen cleaner for you. Dr. Bronner’s is an incredibly popular line of gentle soap that can be used for all parts of the body including hair and face. The same soap can be used just as effectively on dishes and laundry. Their cleaner is a more concentrated all-purpose cleaner for around your house.
Method Dish Soaps are popular for their fantastic cleaning capabilities and aromatic scent. The soap helps to clean grease off your dishes easily with just a single pump. The brand also sells soap refills so after your first purchase of their handy-dandy squirt bottle, you never have to create extra plastic waste from your dish soap again.
With so many viruses exposed to the public, we can never be too careful of how clean our groceries are. Especially with those that have been openly exposed on counters and racks, like apples and our greens, it is all the more important to sanitize them properly. Nellie’s Fruit & Veggie Wash helps remove all contaminants with an all-natural, vegan and odourless compound.
The most frequently used tool when washing dishes are definitely sponges. These Jebblas Bamboo Sponges have all characteristics of a regular yellow sponge but without the chemicals. The bamboo is organically grown and the sponges themselves are oil and stain-resistant in addition to being odour-free.