Eco-Friendly and Money Saving Tip #1

19 04 2010

Tired of trying to get the dried, yucky food off the inside of the microwave? If you heat a cup of water (in a microwave safe container) in the microwave to boiling, the food particles will come off with a wipe of a sponge. This method is not only quick and easy but environmentally and budget friendly too. No need to buy harsh-chemicals and you can reuse the sponge.

Here’s a bonus tip: Clean and disinfect the sponge by rinsing with water, then microwave on high for 2 minutes.

Stay-tuned for more Eco-Friendly and Money Saving Tips! Namaste.




2 responses

19 04 2010

That sounds like a scary way of disinfecting a sponge! I like to just put it in the dishwasher!

25 04 2010

According to a study published in the Journal of Environmental Health, microwaving not only cleans, but decontaminates, actually killing 99% of bacteria in 2 minutes. Read whole story on web MD here.

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