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How to make a zero-waste kitchen sponge

DIY: How to make a zero-waste kitchen sponge ♻️ Tawashi sponges are a 100% recycled and free alternative, and they're perfect if you have a few old spare socks on hand.

05/28/2019 11:00 AMupdated: 05/30/2019 1:49 PM

298 comments

  • LC M.
    06/29/2020 21:52

    para los Tips

  • Tracey H.
    05/05/2020 07:46

    Perfect for my sock basket!

  • Anwen K.
    05/05/2020 00:03

    your new hobby?

  • Aleisha B.
    03/16/2020 11:53

    I just buy the washable sponges. There are better ways to upcycle socks. You can turn them into dog ropes. There are so many ways to make them. You can even make sock yarn from the strips and braid it for a dog toy. You can donate them to animal shelters/dog rescues.

  • Sandra B.
    03/12/2020 08:33

    Love that and so harmless to our planet.

  • Anabela C.
    03/09/2020 12:12

    What a great idea!

  • Leise D.
    03/09/2020 04:25

    instead of throwing socks out, we can make sponges!

  • Nele S.
    03/03/2020 06:54

    Washing at 30 degrees is not a good idea. As you said, they’re full of bacteria. They should be washed at 60 degrees Celsius or higher.

  • Rowie M.
    03/01/2020 08:10

    - found a use for all those odd socks 😄

  • Margaret L.
    02/29/2020 10:04

    , , , Jennifer Dunn, , , definetly going to have a go at this!

  • Conny G.
    02/29/2020 08:36

    look at this. I have hundreds of single socks and will make you one each 😁.

  • Eco S.
    02/28/2020 20:41

    great idea! thanks for sharing!

  • Krista L.
    02/28/2020 20:32

    And you don`t have to throw away your sponge scrubbers every week-what rubbish! You can either wash or sterilize them if you`re worried about microbes. I will go over to something more `eco` when I`ve finished the pack I have now but meanwhile one lasts for -I dunno- but weeks!!

  • Ali H.
    02/28/2020 19:22

    ....

  • Jennifer Y.
    02/27/2020 17:18

    cool. Lonely socks now have a purpose~

  • Aarti B.
    02/11/2020 13:36

    Nice technique

  • Megan B.
    02/08/2020 23:43

    we should try making some of these!

  • Pete M.
    02/08/2020 08:43

    You could just use a complete old sock without cutting it into strips. Then you don't need to bother with a loom and people won't be crying about fibres getting into the ocean. Old underpants will work as well.

  • Imogen D.
    02/06/2020 12:51

    something to do with all those odd socks!

  • Betty B.
    02/04/2020 20:35

    that's what i was speaking about

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