Zero waste Dish sponge
This environmentally friendly dish sponge is made from recycled fabrics a.
It is durable, washable and reusable.
Even if it doesn't survive it will biodegrade (please note this depends on the chosen filling). Why not ditch that kitchen sponge that isn't good for the environment and replace it with this stylish alternative?
For tougher scrubs you can add a wooden dish brush.
If you order these in a pack of 2, you will always have one at hand if the other one is in the wash. You can chose between recycled wadding or organic kapok filling. Each of them have their own advantages:
**Recycled wadding: This is a fill that will give you more the feeling that a shop bought sponge would. It dries quickly and works really well. The downside is that it doesn't biodegrade quickly. But it is made from recycled materials, saved from going to landfill straight away.
**Organic Kapok: This fill is very fluffy at first. After use with water it takes a while for it to fully dry, ideally put in a warm place. It also loses the fluffy feel after some time. Being a natural material it will biodegrade quickly however.
You can always send your sponge with recycled wadding back to me. If it has become worn out, I can recycle most of it into a new usable sponge for you.
My packaging is always kept to a minimum, from recyclable materials as well as already recycled materials.
My believe is that there already is a lot of plastic out there and disposing of it, to just not use any plastic is not a great solution. As we know by now plastic degrades very very slowly and will be on this planet for hundreds of years, so I say why not use it to its fullest advantage.
This sponge as an example, the outside fabric is cotton, from scraps that usually would go to waste. If it isn't recycled, biodegradable cotton would be trapped between tons of plastic, and so it wouldn't return to earth as quickly.
The inside is recycled wadding, a plastic material,that gives this sponge the feeling a shop bought one would do, it dries quickly and foams up nicely. .
At the end of its life the inside of the sponge can be made into a new sponge, whilst the outside fabric can be cut into pieces and biodegrade in peace in your compost creating
circular economy .