There's a reason why Scotch-Brite® Scrub Sponges are the #1 selling scrub sponges in the U.S. The Heavy Duty Scrub Sponge removes tough baked-on messes 50% faster than other sponges. And, whether you're cleaning delicate stemware or non-stick surfaces, there's a sponge made for every task.
A scrub sponge is a sponge that has both an absorbent side and a scrubbing side. A plain sponge is made of just the absorbent material.
Why do some sponges use cellulose and others use foam?
Cellulose is better for absorbing than other materials such as foam (urethane). All Scotch-Brite® Brand Scrub Sponges are made with cellulose. Cellulose is 100% plant-based.
Why are there different color scrub sponges?
While many people enjoy the different colors for aesthetic purposes, there actually is a performance difference between the products.
Our green and yellow Heavy Duty Scrub Sponge is great for removing tough baked-on messes 50% faster than other sponges.
Our blue Non-Scratch Scrub Sponge is great for non-stick cookware.
Our pink Delicate Care Scrub Sponge provides extra gentle cleaning for all surfaces.
And, our beige Greener Clean Non-Scratch scrub sponge provides the same non-scratch performance as our blue product, but is made with sustainable qualities – offering you a choice you can feel good about
Are Scotch-Brite® Scrub Sponges kosher?
Yes, all Scotch-Brite® Scrub Sponges sold in the United States are certified as kosher.
Are scrub sponges made with sustainable qualities?
The sponge part of all Scotch-Brite® Scrub Sponges are made with cellulose, which is a plant-based fiber. The scrubbing fibers on the Scotch-Brite® Greener Clean Non-Scratch Scrub Sponge is made with 50% agave plant.
To clean and sanitize your sponge or scrub sponge, either boil in water for 5-10 minutes or put in the top rack of your dishwasher using a heated cycle. 3M does not recommend microwaving your sponge or scrub sponge as this could be a potential fire hazard.
What’s the best way to sanitize scrub sponges?
Just like a wash cloth or a drying towel, a scrub sponge needs to be sanitized regularly. The best way to sanitize your scrub sponge is to toss it in the top rack of your dishwasher after using it. If you don’t have a dishwasher, you can boil your scrub sponge for 5-10 minutes. We do not recommend microwaving.
Can I microwave my scrub sponge to sanitize it?
We do not recommend microwaving.
The best way to sanitize your scrub sponge is to toss it in the top rack of your dishwasher after using it. If you don’t have a dishwasher, you can boil your scrub sponge for 5-10 minutes.