WHAT MAKES IT ECO-FRIENDLY?
These reusable sponges are made entirely from wood cellulose and
coconut husk. Yes, you read that right! You’re scrubbing with coconut and
cleaning with wood and plant-based fibers. An organic sponge for an organic world.
HOW ARE THEY MANUFACTURED, AND IS THE PROCESS ECO-FRIENDLY?
Sheets of cellulose fiber are soaked in chemicals to render them pliable and soft. The sheets, hemp fiber, and sodium sulfate crystals are then placed in large rotating containers to blend the ingredients.
When thoroughly mixed in the rotating vats, it is poured into a mold and heated. The heat melts the sodium sulfate crystals, which flow to the bottom, where the liquid is removed. The pores or gaps left from the melted crystals form the familiar structure we see in finished sponges. The size of the crystals determines the size of the pores and the eventual use of the sponge. Large pores make big sponges for washing cars, walls, and floors, while finely perforated material can be sold for beauty and art applications. The material, a hard block, next must be softened and cleaned. The blocks are soaked in bleach to remove impurities and ensure consistent coloring. Next, repeated soaking and rinsing in clean water completes the process, leaving the sponge material pliable and ready for drying and cutting.
HOW DOES IT WORK IN COMPARISON TO SIMILAR PRODUCTS?
Remain gentle and non-scratching breathable, porous, odor-free, and long-lasting machine washable, plastic-free & healthy for dead skin cells.
Each kitchen sponges pack composts in weeks, which means fewer sponges in landfill and our oceans. A truly zero-waste natural dish sponge. Eco-friendly cleaning products are the future, and eco-friendly dish sponges are leading the way.
HOW DO WE DISPOSE OF AND HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO DECOMPOSE?
While plastic sponges don’t decompose, cellulose ones only take a year to do so fully. Generally, a plastic sponge can last up to 52,000 years in a landfill.