You’d be hard-pressed to find a household that doesn’t have a sponge, or ten, lying around. What is easier, though, is finding people who wouldn’t dare reuse something as gross as an old sponge. But it doesn’t have to be that way — sponges, when handled properly, can be put to work in a multitude of uses. It doesn’t take much a clean a dirty sponge! Zap (nonmetal) wet sponges in the microwave for about 2 minutes, which kills more bacteria in a shorter time span than the dishwasher. For more information, see THIS handy article.
What’s more, sponges are so cheap that you might just find the urge to go out and buy a pack after reading all of the fantastic ways you can use them. Click through to read the tips.
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