5 Eco Friendly Dish Sponges For A Carbon Neutral Kitchen

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Did you know that sponges aren’t fully made from natural spongey materials? Many are produced with unsustainable products from sources like oil and gas which can’t be recycled. Not to mention, conventional sponges don’t last more than a week.

That’s why we feel it’s critical kitchens around the world switch to longer-lasting, eco-friendly sponges. It’s these small changes that transform our impact on the planet. So choose from the 5 great kitchen sponges and cleaners that will last longer, and look better. There’s really nothing to lose!


Dish Brush

This product was recommended by Meredith Sidman from Krupa Consulting

The Dish Brush is made from birch and horse hair – it’s a round brush that is ideal for washing cups, plates, bowls, pots, etc., and is 100% biodegradable.

Pop Up Sponges

This product was recommended by Megan Cunningham from Sqwishful Pop Up Sponges

  • Sponges are biodegradable when disposed of properly and are carbon efficient at 1/3 of the weight and 1/8 of the volume of a standard sponge
  • Simply run the sponge under water to pop it up– designed to expand and fit your hand with angles for cleaning corners and edges
  • Perfect for light dishwashing and keeping countertops, sinks, and surfaces clean– one sponge can outlast the use of 30 paper towel rolls!

Natural Dish Sponge Vegetable Scrubber for Kitchen

This product was recommended by Osama from Outfitrs

These bio-degradeable kitchen scrubbies are loufa vegatable, plant-based fibers come with brown paper packaging make them eco-friendly

Lubrima Silicone Sponge Dish Sponge

This product was recommended by Majid Fareed from James Bond Suits

This silicone the sponge is soft, it is naturally bacteria resistant and it is eco-friendly because when you want to get rid of it just find a recycler who accepts silicone.

ENEY Natural Kitchen Sponge

This product was recommended by Melanie Musson from QuoteInspector

ENEY sponges are made from a plant that grows quickly and easily. Because it’s a completely natural material, it will biodegrade quickly and safely when disposed of. The natural loofah is a wonderful texture for scrubbing hard-to-clean pots and pans, but it’s gentle enough for any type of dish.

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