Thursday, August 4, 2011

Scotch-Brite Greener Clean #Giveaway!

Scotch-Brite Greener Clean Absorbent Sponges, 2-CountScotch-Brite Greener Clean Absorbent Sponges

I have used Scotch-Brite brand sponges for as long as I can remember - one for dishes and one for cleaning counters and usually go through each sponge about every 2-3 weeks (then we reuse them until they really fall apart for cleaning the bathroom, floors, outdoor things...). I am also trying to use more and more eco-friendly products and when I found these I was pretty excited to try them. First of all they are made of natural and recycled paper materials - a big plus since sponges are usually made of synthetic, non renewable materials. Second, these are BIODEGRADEABLE! So you don't have to worry about a negative effect on the environment. Third - these sponges work really well! They really are super-absorbant to soak up spills (and just wring it out to wipe things down) and work better than a dishrag! They are pretty soft too which means they won't scratch dishes, table tops or anything else.  And when it gets a little stinky, we put it in the dishwasher to freshen it up but you could also hand wash it in laundry soap and sometimes soak it in vinegar then hot water to eliminate germs. I have been using these sponges for a few months now and they hold up very well (longer than synthetic sponges I think). If this lasts longer than the average sponge, then not only is it a "GREENER" sponge but it will save some green as well if I don't have to buy them as frequently! :)

Try these for yourself:
     Or Win them in my giveway!
I am giving away 1 pack of sponges (2-pack) to one of my lucky readers.  Giveaway ends on August 19 at 9pm EST - one lucky winner will be chosen from the comments below using Random.org

Here's how to enter:

Mandatory:  You must follow me on GFC (Google Friend Connect) or Networked Blogs - please leave a comment below stating that you do with your email address to contact you if you win.

Extra Entries (each one = 1 entry):

  • Follow me on Twitter (@sprout5) - leave a comment with your twitter name
  • Tweet about this giveaway and leave a comment below with your post address (tweet once every 6 hours only - don't want anyone ending up in Twitter Jail!) Sample Tweet:
         @sprout5 #Giveaway! Scotch-Brite Greener Clean sponges ends 8/19. enter to win:http://bit.ly/opKUyN pls RT #ecomonday
  • Like Sprout's Green Family on Facebook
  • Sign up for my email newsletter (on right sidebar) - leave a comment stating you did along with your email address
  • Follow along on Networked Blogs (if you used GFC as your mandatory entry) - leave a comment stating you are with your profile name
  • Follow me on Blog Frog
  • Refer a friend! Have your friend sign up to follow Sprout's Green Family on GFC and leave a comment with your friends GFC name - worth 2 comments!
  • Purchase anything from Sprout's GREEN Store and leave a comment tell what you purchased - worth 5 extra comments!!!
Disclaimer:  I did not receive any compensation for this giveaway or review of product - this is just me trying to boost my blog by giving away free stuff!  If you have a product you would like me to review and/or have items to giveaway, I am  more than happy to discuss with you - please contact me by email

Thank you!
*~Sprout~*

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