Kitchen cleanliness is very important (at the risk of repeating myself). It is important because, of course, a kitchen is where food is being prepared, so where you can you want to limit the growth of bacteria and germs which could be harmful to you and those you’re feeding.
Stopping the spread of germs is something which every chef needs to be concerned with, but pros know that dealing with a mess as soon as it is created is the best way for people to keep their kitchen clean and healthy. There are specialist items which make things like this easier, such as bins which can attach to the counter, which is particularly handy for vegetable peelings. Mostly though, the thing you need to do regularly is wipe down counter tops before and after every use.
Another great product to help keep your kitchenware clean are non-stick frying pans. Hardly anything new and revolutionary, but getting a high quality non-stick frying pan could last you for years and save you hours of scrubbing time over that period. Just remember not to use any cooking utensils which could scratch the surface, as that will make them wear out a lot more quickly.