Compostable Sponges (Pack of 2)
These durable, absorbent and compostable sponges make a great alternative to traditional synthetic sponges which are made of petrochemicals. These sponges are great on bathroom surfaces and kitchen countertops, as well as dishes and everyday spills, so they’re perfect for cleaning all around the house.
Each sponge can absorb and retain up to 10 times its own weight in water and can last through many tough cleaning jobs. They’re hygienic, durable, environmentally friendly, reusable and fully biodegradable, made from 100% cellulose which is natural wood fibre and plastic-free.
- Country of manufacture: UK
- Materials: Plant cellulose
- Packaging: Card box
- Retail price: €4.99
- Size: Each sponge 120 (l) x 80 (w) x 25 (h) mm
- Pack size: 2
HOW TO CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Keep as dry as possible between uses. Sterilise them by soaking for a few minutes in boiled water, microwave heating damp sponges or pop in the dishwasher with a drying cycle.
THE BIG QUESTIONS
How long will they take to compost?
They're made of wood pulp and will break down in much the same way as a twig. It depends on the individual heap, but they could break down in around 3 months in a well-maintained heap.
Where does the wood these sponges are made of come from?
These sponges are made from wood pulp from redundant wood in that's been harvested for other purposes from a managed plantation in Germany.
How long do they last?
These sponges last several months depending on how often or how vigorously they’re used.