How old is that sponge you're using to clean your dishes? Oh, and to wipe down your counters? And to sop up spilled messes — boy, it truly is an all-purpose tool, isn't it? If you can't remember (or even if you can), it's probably time to toss it and use a new one. That's because, according to the first comprehensive study on the topic, your kitchen sponge is disgusting. And the only way to fix that is by throwing it out and starting fresh.
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Written by Ashley Hamer September 6, 2017
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