Choosing the right sponge
That's it, you would like to switch to washable sponges to reduce your waste and therefore your ecological impact on the planet. Bravo !!
But which sponge to choose?
All the sponges made by Zappy Penguin are padded with biodegradable vegetable foam composed of soda, linen and wood residues. It is treated by salinization (with salt) to increase its lifespan and prevent mold. This foam from a French company is made without chemicals.
And then the exterior?
You have the choice between different carefully selected fabrics, certified oekotex or organic GOTS.
- Organic cotton net : this fabric, certified GOTS, gives the sponge a scraping side. It is completely biodegradable. Its lifespan is 2 to 4 months, depending on use. Available in ecru color. The most ecological option 🌿 Ideal for dishes, countertops, bathroom, body, etc.
fishnet : this fabric made of polyester gives the sponge a scratching effect worthy of a commercial sponge. Very resistant, the sponge lasts 6 months to a year, or even more! Available in black, anthracite gray and mouse gray.
The most sustainable option 💪
Ideal for dishes, worktops, bathrooms, etc.
The cotton sponge : this fabric, certified Oekotex, is made up of small loops, similar to the fabric of bath towels. Available in many colors
Ideal for worktops, dining table, windows, bathroom, body and unsoiled dishes
- Cotton : decorative fabric, to give a nice touch in your kitchen or bathroom
And for maintenance?
After use, rinse well and wring. Hang the sponge to let it dry.
All these sponges can be washed in the washing machine at 40 or 60 degrees. They can also be washed in the dishwasher.
You can also disinfect them in a cup of water in the microwave.
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