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Tips on How to Clean a Sponge

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Sponges, towels, and germs - oh my! Become lord of the wrings with these handy cleaning tips.

For a deeper clean

Try not to use sponges to clean up after raw meat, poultry or eggs. Instead, use a disposable paper towel and a solution of Clorox® Clean-Up® Cleaner + Bleach as directed.

Sanitize sponges and dish towels daily in the sink using ½ cup Clorox® Regular-Bleach to a gallon of water. Let soak 5 minutes. Rinse and dry.

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