Our Eucalyptus Pop-up Sponge, inspired by our popular Eucalyptus Swedish Dish Cloth, is another great zero waste swap for your kitchen. Made of 100% vegetable cellulose (wood pulp), these kitchen sponges feel and function like traditional sponges but are completely plant-based, plastic-free and compostable.
Why are cellulose sponges better than plastic ones?
1. Kitchen sponges are exposed to hundreds of different types of bacteria and experts recommend changing them once a week, which is problematic because plastic kitchen sponges take thousands of years to break down. It's recommended to use cellulose sponges which can be sanitized/disinfected in hot water (not recommended for plastic sponges).
2. Traditional sponges can shed microplastics which can make their way into our water cycle and end up in our rivers, oceans and drinking water.
Dry: 11 x 9cm or 4.33 x 3.54in
Wet: 10 x 12cm or 3.93 x 4.72in
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✅Durable: safe to use on non-stick cookware, copper and stainless steel, glassware and much more. Use it for chores like washing walls, cleaning bathtubs, and even washing your car!
✅Non-scratch: Natural cellulose sponge creates generous foams and lather, so it is powerful enough to cut through greases and grime. At the same time, our sponge provides gentle agitation that won’t scratch your fine china and glasses.
✅100% compostable and biodegradable: Our Pop-up Sponges are made from 100% biodegradable plant-based cellulose that are safe for your home and our planet.
✅Quick-drying: Vegetable cellulose fiber is naturally durable and breathable allowing the sponge to air dry quickly without collecting nasty smells.
✅Multi-purpose: These Pop-up kitchen Sponges will meet your daily needs from washing your dishes and utensils to cleaning your kitchen countertops and sinks.
════ Directions ════
1. Soak sponge in water and wait for it to expand
2. Use as regular normal sponge
Note: when smelly, boil sponge in water for a few minutes and air dry
════ Disposal ════
Cut in small pieces, then place in the green bin to compost or directly compost in the backyard.
Loofah can also be used like coconut fibre in the garden, excellent at water retention, growing seedlings, creating a potting mix, pest resistance, and use as bedding in worm bins
════ Care Tips ════
- Ideally dry completely between uses
- Boil in water to kill bacteria.
- Avoid soaking in water
- Place away from high heat or flames
════ Delivery ════
FREE shipping over USD$35/CAD$40
For other orders, as a small business, we value every single customer and have tried the best of us to offer flat rate shipping:
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Canada: CAD$8.99 ✔️
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**our products come with zero to minimal 100% biodegradable packaging.
════ About Plantish ════
Plantish grows with folks who are exploring a vegan, plastic-free, plant-based way of living.
From production to packaging, we intentionally explore low-impact, plant-based materials that perform better than plastic. Being makers ourselves, we also work with other makers here in Canada & US to develop zero waste products. Through trial and error, we establish best practices of using, caring and disposing of the products to share with our community.
We believe in solutions found in nature to live a plant-ish future. Follow our zero waste journey on Instagram, Facebook & Pinterest @plantishfuture.
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