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Old 01-22-2007, 10:58 PM   #11
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I also buy the ones with the scrub on the one side, so I dont think that would be safe since it probably contains some sort of metal. I just use bleach and hot water, or just toss it away if it gets too funky smelling.
i'll check mine when i get home from school tonight to see if there's an "ingredients" list for the sponge
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Old 01-22-2007, 11:17 PM   #12
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The scrubber on one side that I have is still made of plastic stuff - no metal.

Thanks corozon!
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Old 01-23-2007, 06:42 AM   #13
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I just saw it on the local network news.

They said supposedly, that you can let the sponge be nuked for up to 10 minutes, but there is no guarrantee that the sponge won't be destroyed in that amount of time.
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Old 01-23-2007, 08:11 AM   #14
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10 minutes is complete overkill Corey. Go for a minute or two. That is plenty.
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Old 01-23-2007, 09:51 AM   #15
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I wasn't going past 2 minutes if I were to do it.
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Old 01-23-2007, 10:32 AM   #16
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I'm gonna go for the combo. I like that my dishwasher gets the sponge clean but the microwave will get rid of all the stuff I can't see.
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Old 01-23-2007, 02:09 PM   #17
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Thats for the information - I think I will try it.
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Old 01-23-2007, 02:23 PM   #18
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And I was planning on putting my less-than-pristine kitchen sponge in the dishwasher tonight.

Instead, I'll zap it. But so help me, corazon, if it explodes, I'll find you.
and I was thinking of throwing mine out!!!


Seriously...how long do most of you keep a kitchen sponge for??? I change mine each Saturday morning.
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Old 01-23-2007, 02:26 PM   #19
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I keep mine until they look bad, but I do run them through the dishwasher and I microwave them quite frequently. I have also been known to throw then in with some bleach and water as well.
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Old 01-23-2007, 05:34 PM   #20
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I just don't do sponges anymore. Too iffy.
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