Reasons to Quit Washing Dishes by Hand Right Now

Sponges are gross

They can also be downright dangerous, carrying food-borne illnesses, bacteria, and cold and flu germs.

Studies at the University of Arizona found that every square inch of your dish sponge contains approximately 10 million bacteria—that’s way more disgusting than even your toilet seat, and you wouldn’t bring that into contact with the dishes that hold your food.

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