When you toss a paper towel it can feel like you’re just throwing money away. Well, you are – in the amount of hundreds of dollars. Reusable cloths are a more economical and environmentally friendly way to clean. Case in point: these Swedish tea towels. A single cloth can be reused up to 100 times – what’s even better is that Amazon is having a huge sale on Swedish wholesale cleaning supplies – you can get a pack of 10 starting at just $12 (down from $25) – that’s just over $1 a pop, but only until midnight!
Let’s crunch some numbers here. According to Statista, Bounty is the most popular paper towel brand in the United States and costs $30 for six double-sized rolls on Amazon. And the average American household uses five to seven rolls a month, averaging 72 rolls a year. That equates to about $360 spent on paper towels a year.
Meanwhile, each of these Swedish dish towels is designed to last up to 15 rolls of paper towels, so by my rough estimates, if you replaced your paper towels with these, you’d only go through five cloths a year, spending $12 on total with five spare cloths. That’s a savings of… $348! Even if these numbers are a little off, it’s still something!
These washable cloths are a great replacement for icky sponges too. They are quick drying, odor resistant and long lasting. Apparently, the Amazon universe is buzzing with such things. Swedish tea towels are a No. 1 bestseller. 1 in two categories, with over 37,000 five star reviews! That’s a lot of love for a tea towel. And they are available in nine colors.
Made from cotton and cellulose, these washable cloths can be cleaned multiple times in the dishwasher or laundry. When they finally do wear out, you can rest easy knowing they will biodegrade. Impressive for a dollar a cloth!
Many buyers, like this five-star reviewer, say they’re “great for all types of cleaning.” They continued, “They’re even more versatile than I expected. When damp, they’re perfect for cleaning up all types of spills and leaving surfaces almost completely dry.”
“You need these,” promised one fan emphatically. “AMAZING… They are a workhorse for what they do. Do you like chemical free/product free cleans? I’m telling you cleaning is what I do. Wet one of these and hit a mirror with just water… Throw them in the dishwasher or in the washing machine (I don’t put them in the dryer). And they last. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve bought them as gifts. I’ve hidden them everywhere. Bathrooms, laundry room, kitchen, car!”
And crowds of reviewers confirm that they are incredibly effective on dishes. They are called Swedish tea towels after all.
One happy shopper reports, “You can really scrub with them, but they never give that yucky feel like a sponge… I’ve been using the same two for a month now, and they still look great; when they go downhill, I he can compost them.”
Another added, “They’re VERY absorbent, but easy to wring out completely (and I mean completely!) after use… And as advertised, they don’t stink!”
Find out more from the sale here.
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The reviews cited above reflect the most recent releases at the time of posting.
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