What are cleaning sponges made of?

Answer Natural sponges are dried sea creatures with a soft skeleton made of spongin and porous, leathery skin. Today, most cleaning sponges are synthetic, made from cellulose (broken down from wood pulp w... Read More »

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Types of Cleaning Sponges?

You need to clean your house, and you head to the cleaning aisle of the grocery store. So many different sorts of cleaning sponges are sold that it is sometimes difficult to choose a sponge that is... Read More »

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When were kitchen sponges made?

Engineers at DuPont invented the synthetic kitchen sponge in 1942. DuPont patented the process and kept it hidden until they sold the secret process in 1952 to General Mills. Since its introduction... Read More »