Loofah Dishwashing Sponge | Vegan Long Lasting Kitchen Sponge
Biodegradable, Compostable Sponge
Our loofah sponge is unbleached and hand-cut to provide a nice grip to clean larger surfaces like plates, stove tops, and counter spaces with ease. It has a softer side that lathers up soap beautifully and a scrubby side for stubborn stains.
100% compostable, loofah has been used by different cultures for centuries before plastic was mass-produced. It replaces traditional plastic sponges in dishwashing and general household cleaning.
Features of compostable sponge
- natural plant: made from 100% loofah (luffa) plant
- anti-bacterial & easy to clean: compared to plastic, loofah is anti-bacterial and can be disinfected by boiling in water
- effective & non-scratch: safe to clean food scraps and stain stuck on cast iron stainless steel, and non-stick cookware
- scrub pots, dishes, and other surfaces with dish soap as needed
- the loofah will start foaming up from the soap with from a well scrubbing
- ideally, dry completely between uses
- when an odour occurs, boil in water to kill bacteria and get rid of odour
- avoid soaking in water
- place away from high heat or flames
- placing them near the window or well-ventilated areas
- place in green bin to compost or directly compost in backyard
- loofah can also be used like coconut fiber in the garden, excellent at water retention, growing seedlings, creating potting mix, pest resistant, and to use as bedding in worm bins
How did you come up with the name Plantish?
The name comes from a state of being patient with slow growth, inspired by plants.
Watching the process of a seed transforming into a plant has made me reflect deeply on the process of slow growth, being patient with that mindset, and how that can be carried over to sustainable practices in our lifestyles.
Although I know we must work powerfully and effectively collectively to reduce plastic waste, we also need to be patient and gentle with one another and our own existence.
Where do you see Plantish going?
Innovate and Advocate: from product material, production, and shipping, we collect feedback and improve along the way.
Support Local: we prioritize working with local markers, artisans, retail businesses.
Shop for Causes: we are offering the options to donate to various causes very soon.
Pending B Corp: we plan to become a Certified B Corporation by 2022.
What PLANTISH customers say
great quality, I'd never go back to harmful for the environment sponges !! The sponge really works great, it exceeds my expectations and Lydia from PlantishFuture is very friendly :) Thank you !
Beautiful and sustainable! Will buy again and 100% recommend !
Buy here you won't be disappointed at all!! I know I will be back.
These are brilliant! I'll never buy paper towels or sponges again. They hold up great against two toddlers, and wash out in the top rack of the dishwasher - or even the washing machine on cold if they are accidentally tossed in with laundry (air dry).
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